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Old 11-20-2018, 08:11 PM   #741
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Hope all had great holiday weekend

Our Easter cookies this year
Exit24 - will you be posting pictures of your Christmas cookies this year? I really want to see them....
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Old 11-28-2018, 06:11 AM   #742
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Working on some Christmas ideas from the laser. A local store asked me if I could do some personalized items to sell. Will see what happens. The largest ones take about 3-4 minutes to cut from 1/8” Baltic Birch ply. Biggest ones are about 13” high.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:10 AM   #743
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Again I admire the projects you people have. Outstanding work and talent we have here.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:19 AM   #744
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Working on some Christmas ideas from the laser. A local store asked me if I could do some personalized items to sell. Will see what happens. The largest ones take about 3-4 minutes to cut from 1/8” Baltic Birch ply. Biggest ones are about 13” high.
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Old 11-28-2018, 07:53 AM   #745
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Made a cowboy wok using a plow disc and horseshoes. Welding, sanding and seasoning. 20181127_192621.jpeg20181127_173525.jpeg
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I just finished a timber frame barn. Attachment 29923
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made my wife a cutting board
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made my wife a cutting board

made my wife a cutting board with wood leftover from other projects.
Walnut, Brazilian Cherry and Maple
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Wedding Arbor

Here's the arbor in all its glory.
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Old 12-05-2018, 12:48 PM   #749
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Made a cowboy wok using a plow disc and horseshoes. Welding, sanding and seasoning. 20181127_192621.jpeg20181127_173525.jpeg
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Love the wok, what a great idea.
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And the lanterns.
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Enrolled in a weekend (2-1/2 days) blacksmithing class recently and made this cool stuff...

I made the first of my hooks within 2 hours of starting the class. Next came a variety of hooks, then the “leaves.” The center punch was the most challenging due to the heat treatment (hardening) required. The fire poker was time consuming due to the drawn handle as well as the forge-welded tip.

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Enrolled in a weekend (2-1/2 days) blacksmithing class recently and made this cool stuff...

I made the first of my hooks within 2 hours of starting the class. Next came a variety of hooks, then the “leaves.” The center punch was the most challenging due to the heat treatment (hardening) required. The fire poker was time consuming due to the drawn handle as well as the forge-welded tip.

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Nice. Where did you take the class?
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Nice. Where did you take the class?
John C. Campbell Folk School www.folkschool.org They have a wide variety of classes - sewing, cooking, a variety of woodworking, photography, crafts, blacksmithing and others. There are similar folk schools and old-time schools around the country.

I've subsequently realized there are blacksmithing associations in nearly every state with monthly and quarterly events and meetings.


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John C. Campbell has a 9-week work study program that allows you to take up to 4 weeks of classes and some weekend classes for free (including room and board) in exchange for 5 weeks of work around the campus. Work can include facilities/landscaping/mowing as well as a variety of office tasks. We spoke to two people in the work study program and they both agreed it was fabulous - thousands of dollars of classes, food and housing in exchange for relatively modest effort in the office and around the grounds. All that in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.
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John C. Campbell Folk School www.folkschool.org They have a wide variety of classes - sewing, cooking, a variety of woodworking, photography, crafts, blacksmithing and others. There are similar folk schools and old-time schools around the country.

I've subsequently realized there are blacksmithing associations in nearly every state with monthly and quarterly events and meetings.


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John C. Campbell has a 9-week work study program that allows you to take up to 4 weeks of classes and some weekend classes for free (including room and board) in exchange for 5 weeks of work around the campus. Work can include facilities/landscaping/mowing as well as a variety of office tasks. We spoke to two people in the work study program and they both agreed it was fabulous - thousands of dollars of classes, food and housing in exchange for relatively modest effort in the office and around the grounds. All that in the beautiful mountains of western North Carolina.
Thank you for that link - very interesting school!
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Re-modeled the master bath and didn't like the original medicine cabinet on the side wall, standard plastic cabinet with mirrored front. Since it's on the side wall next to the vanity the mirror front serves no purpose so after looking what it would cost to buy a picture frame medicine cabinet decided to build my own, made with white oak. The shelves in the photo are only temporary, looking at cutting some glass or lexan shelves to fit.
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Recipe Box & Coasters

Some gifts for Christmas. Coasters are cut on the CNC and the design engraved with the laser. Recipe box has a laser engraved top as well. Fun projects.
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Zinger & Dave, nice projects.
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Great stuff, as usual.

Say, isn't it time for Exit 2024 to post some pix of those awesome cookies?
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