Historic Woodworker Videos #36: The Romance of the Mahogany Tree

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Blog entry by Hoosierwoodcraft posted 04-27-2017 12:46 PM 2181 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Today, I just completed another woodworking tribute video. This time, I looked at the discovery and harvest of the Mahogany Trees in the 18th Century from the Caribbean to the Western World. The video gives praise to Jonathan Card and his wood-cutting crew. It is also a celebration of Reggae music. You can find it at

-- Thanks to the Wood Spirit, Tom

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#1 posted 04-27-2017 01:10 PM

I enjoyed it … very informative. Good job!

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#2 posted 04-27-2017 06:45 PM

Tom, your vids are a welcome diversion. Much appreciated.

-- [email protected]

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#3 posted 04-28-2017 12:19 AM


I learn something new (most of the time, LOL) when I watch your videos. You are the Ken Burns of woodworking!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 04-28-2017 11:56 AM

You do a wonderful job Tom. Luvin the music also

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#5 posted 04-28-2017 08:23 PM

Great job on this informative and entertaining video … Not for every one, but for us woodworkers it’s jammed full of great information … I appreciate your research and work in putting this together.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#6 posted 04-30-2017 10:26 PM

Very interesting and well researched. Thanks for posting.

-- Leafherder

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