Fantastic wood. They call it wood porn

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Blog entry by Karson posted 01-24-2009 12:35 AM 3850 reads 1 time favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This web site Talarico Hardwoods was on an e-mail that I got today. It’s a sawmill in Pennsylvania.

Enjoy and drool.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#1 posted 01-24-2009 12:51 AM

mm mm good

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#2 posted 01-24-2009 01:49 AM

That is the kind of “porn” that I would love to get into. Thanks for the post. The crotch pictures are fabulous.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 01-24-2009 02:15 AM

That wood should be the centerfold in Fine Woodworking.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#4 posted 01-24-2009 03:03 AM

Nice. Hmmmm, that’s only two hours away.
But I would not know where to start with such nice wood.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#5 posted 01-24-2009 03:11 AM

Hi Karson;

Wood Porn?

I thought this was a family oriented site. LOL

I’m sticking with Hearnes!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#6 posted 01-24-2009 03:59 AM

OK Guys, make sure you clear you browsing history after viewing so you don’t get busted for looking at p0rn!

-- Tim D. - Woodstock, GA

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#7 posted 01-24-2009 04:01 AM

Bentlyj, you beat me to the punch! I was going to say the very same thing. Karson, thanks for sharing!

-- I will not preach, nor will I be silent.

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#8 posted 01-24-2009 04:10 AM

They’re in my neck of the woods. I went there this past summer and drooled for an hour. Left with just an armful of beautiful birdseye maple veneer that I haven’t yet decided what to do with.


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#9 posted 01-24-2009 05:12 AM

Lee: It’s strange have two high grade sawmills so close together. Hearnes and this one. By the way when are you going to invite me to go to Hearnes with you.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#10 posted 01-24-2009 06:40 AM

Karson, a great post…and I’ve put this sawmill in my favorites…though I’ll probably never get there…as you say..look and drool.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#11 posted 01-24-2009 08:34 AM

I checked out the sight, and it is amazing. I’ll have to admit, that I have been sheltered from the wood. Taking a visual tour of that place was inspiring. From that, and from checking out some of the projects on LJ, I realize that I have so much to learn. I am excited though. I’ve been talkin to my wife about LJ every since I joined. I would introduce her to wood porn, nahh ….. better not go there.

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#12 posted 01-24-2009 01:28 PM

Oh man, I won’t be of any good the rest of the day!

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#13 posted 01-24-2009 02:08 PM

OH MAN KARSON…................... if woodworking wasn’t expensive enough… you throw in Wood Porn…........... Beautiful stuff, just wish I could afford some of it myself. Just think of all the beautiful things a guy could build from that. Fantastic sight. I did add it to my favorites list.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#14 posted 01-24-2009 05:23 PM

Well, I didn’t think I was THAT sort of girl, but I guess I am. Please don’t tell my mother. (My husband has already seen that side of me.) And please pass the cloth napkins, I’m getting a wet chin.

BTW: I’ve found a source for re-claimed mahogany, from 18 ft. of water in Floriday. The logs were cut about 100 years ago. If interested, drop me a line. I will try and see if they have a website available.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#15 posted 01-25-2009 12:02 AM

Great site Karson.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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