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Pioneer Days in South Jefferson (Woodworking)

Posted by netorius on June 2, 2007

News 10 Now – It’s part of “Pioneer Days” at the Historical Association of South Jefferson in the Village of Adams. With the help of volunteers, students take turns traveling along the work stations at several of the Association’s buildings to learn woodworking or

Tomsk Region
Kommersant – Substantial available reserves have led to the formation of a large, regionally important woodworking, pulp and paper, wood chemical, and furniture industry. The main kinds of plant products harvested or prepared in Tomsk Region consist of pine nuts

Leslie ‘Chris’ Christensen, 87
Baltimore Sun – Christensen enjoyed writing poetry, woodworking, painting, astronomy and jewelry making. He and his wife of 64 years, the former Rita Fiorilli, who died in 2005, built the Carney home where they lived until moving to Albuquerque in 2005. He was a

Sam Maloof, fellow craftsmen profiled in PBS documentary
Whittier Daily News – The self-taught master, deemed a “living treasure” by the California legislature, said his first foray into woodworking was a breadboard he made at age 10 so that his mother could retrieve flat Arab bread from the oven without burning herself

NCI shows off degrees, facility at expo
Martinsville Bulletin – I never would settle for a two-year degree, said Minter, who has attended Patrick Henry Community College and has a woodworking business. I always wanted a four-year degree. He said that he was impressed by the helpfulness of NCI s staff

Artists in residence
Boston Online – says he hopes the show reveals Maine’s affinity for architecture and design. “I think Maine has a very artsy, creative economy these days,” he says. “There’s also a tradition of Yankee ingenuity in shipbuilding, manufacturing, and woodworking. This

Letting go
Nashua Telegraph – His woodworking tools were sold to one buyer on eBay. As for his many carvings, sculptures, paintings and model airplanes? That s still being determined. Vickie Dellaquila of Organization Rules also has made a career of helping downsizing seniors

Robert J. Eckart
Meadville Tribune – He enjoyed cutting firewood and woodworking. He liked to fish and hunt, and loved his John Deere tractor. He loved his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. Agatha Church. Survivors include four children, David L. Eckart and his


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