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Barnsley Reproduction Build #22: “A Horse, A Horse, my Kingdom for a Horse”. (Bodger's Ball Part 3)

07-22-2015 02:10 AM by stevo_wis | 2 comments »

“A Horse, A Horse, my Kingdom for a Horse”. Terry and I left Nottingham after the Bodger’s Ball and Liecester was right on our way south. Richard the Third was uncovered during construction of a parking lot last year. DNA testing plus the fact that he had been beheaded and had a hunch back proved that it was in fact Richard who had been buried for several hundred years after dying in battle. A new burial place was constructed in the Liecester Cathedral and it was dedicated ...

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Barnsley Reproduction Build #20: Slight Delay Via Nottingham

06-02-2015 07:17 PM by stevo_wis | 2 comments »

My friend Terry and I attended the Bodgers Ball in Nottingham England a couple of weeks ago. Bodgers are the guys who go into the woods and turn chair legs with spring pole lathes. While this doesn’t have a lot to do with the Barnsley table, we did stop and see the original table in Cheltenham, but not before we headed to High Wycombe which is north of London a short drive. High Wycombe was the center of chairmaking around the turn of the 20th century turning out upwords of 4700 ch...

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