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BISLIG BAY - A Memory

A Tribute to the Pioneers and the people of Bislig (past and present) this 25th of February, 2017.

To view the PDF document, click on the following link: 7 more words

Andres Soriano

Killed in sawmill.

Fayetteville Observer, 26 October 1921.

Probably, in the 1920 census of Stantonsburg, Wilson County: on Moyetown Road, tenant farmer Elijah Ward, 34; his wife… 19 more words

Newspapers

Setting Up Shop: The Most Useful Power Tools

When customers visit my shop we usually start by talking about their wood needs. If it is someone’s first time to visit I also try to get to know them, what they are looking for and what they are expecting from me. 1,677 more words

Woodworking

Daily Prompt: Apprentice

My father’s sawmill:
Lovingly built and nurtured
For more than fifty years.

He got into the business
Grudgingly, at first
From my mother’s dad.

Prostate cancer took Daddy from us… 38 more words

Sycamore Sawmill in Operation

My previous post documented the felling of a 150 year old Sycamore tree near the historic log farmhouse whose reconstruction progress I have followed for over a year. 224 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains

The Felling of a Civil War Sycamore

A year ago I found five Sycamore trees along Otter Creek adjacent to the 19th century log farmhouse that has been featured in this blog as it was being “reconditioned”. 155 more words

Blue Ridge Mountains

Sun, Trees, Tools and Tall Tales

You can’t organise the sun, but if we could, we couldn’t have planned it any better. On the 25th March we had the sun, we had warmth and we had lots of people having fun and learning about how and why we manage our woods (in the past and in the present). 607 more words

Wildlife