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Asheville man to go for world record on 44-foot bike (Woodworking)

Posted by netorius on September 3, 2007


Asheville Citizen-Times – Mooney, who runs a trim carpentry crew by day, builds tall bikes for fun. He s got a 6-foot mountain bike that he rides down the narrow tracks at Bent Creek. He s got a 12-foot bike that he recently rode, to cheers and whistles, around the drum

TANAGUCHI, Frank Yoneo
Worldnews.com – OLDS, Walter San Fransisco Chronicle Walter Olds 89, died of cancer on August 17, 2007, at his home in Berkeley, where he had lived for the past 54 years. Walter was born on a farm in Iowa in 1918 and learned carpentry from his grandfather, with

The Unreal Estate Boom
Wired – Magic weapons won in arduous quests, furniture built with tediously acquired carpentry skills, characters made powerful through years of obsessive play – taken as a whole, they are the GNP of Britannia. Literally. Last year – in an academic paper

Replica of 1886 ship Cape labor of love
Cape Cod Times – I like carpentry, but there everything is square and plum. On a sailboat, everything curves,” says Scheppler. “It’s a whole different kind of construction.” While he estimates that he could have finished the project in about a year, Wilkins

Joseph J. Adams
Recorder – Joe was an avid music lover and enjoyed carpentry. He will be sadly missed by his brothers, sisters, nieces and nephews. Survivors include two brothers, Julian of Easthampton and Edward of Manchester, Conn.; two sisters, Mary Radowicz of Springfield

Traviss Teacher Gets Drywall Update
The Ledger – Milliken teaches Building Construction Technology, which focuses on carpentry, electrical wiring, air conditioning, plumbing and drywall at the Lakeland school The workshops were held at the USG’s company headquarters where Milliken toured the

FBEPS builds Brunei’s largest graduation card
Borneo Bulletin Sunday – A team of undergraduate students from FBEPS took the challenging task of constructing the giant card in 12 hours, and expressed their enjoyment in undertaking the activity as it developed teamwork and uncovered their carpentry and artistic skills.

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