Somethings I made for the Art Show that is currently flooding

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Project by LoganN posted 08-21-2016 02:40 PM 2410 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m at a 2 day art show in Canadaigua NY. After an extremely dry summer we are getting torrential downpours today… And some yesterday. At least tomorrow is projected to be beautiful. Of course, I’ll be at work, but…
Here’s a few things I made for the show

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#1 posted 08-21-2016 04:53 PM

Well the wpork looks neat!

Maybe another will b rescheduled due to the circumstances.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#2 posted 08-21-2016 05:16 PM

Is the show flooding or is your home and shop flooding? I hope it is the show and not your home…

We have just gone through massive flooding here in southern Louisiana and had several feet of water in my shop and a little less in our house.

-- Wood for projects is like a good Fart..."better when you cut it yourself" Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does

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#3 posted 08-21-2016 07:28 PM

We were on our way home from Boston earlier and it was coming down in sheets. I was hoping it missed you guys but I guess not. The Thruway slowed to 15 or 20 due to the downpour. Figured the crowd would have cleared out quickly. That’s the problem with these shows, we’ve done 3 Clothesline Arts Festivals and 2 of them have been impacted by heavy rain. Good luck my friend, hope it gets better.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#4 posted 08-22-2016 08:04 AM

Some interesting designs there, great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#5 posted 08-22-2016 11:56 AM

A hurricane dropped the ceiling in my garage on to my car and tools. After cleaning, most everything was good ‘cept the non metal items were water logged and some of the wood had funny curves in them. So I understand your spot. I hope your permanent damage is only slight and mold does not become a problem. Your projects are appealing to the eye, nice job.

-- DonB

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#6 posted 08-22-2016 09:59 PM

I now feel bad complaining about the downpour when other people had so much worse in rain recently. Several of my boards need some work and the finish on one wine stand was damaged, but I was pretty lucky.
Thanks for the thoughts!

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#7 posted 08-23-2016 12:11 AM

Yeah one of my shows last year rained both days. Day one wasn’t bad because the people that ventured out were there to shop. They wanted to buy stuff so my total for the day wasn’t that bad. The second day was a total bust. One sale all day and several damaged pieces. Then you look at the poor folks on Louisiana or California and feel like a jerk for complaining.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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