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Another shapes wood, he extends a measuring line; he outlines it with red chalk He works it with planes and outlines it with a compass, and makes it like the form of a man, like the beauty of man, so that it may sit in a house. ~ Isaiah 44:13


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343 Violin Vesuvius (Antonio Stradiveri)
The “Vesuvius” violin, made by Antonio Stradivari in 1727, in the Museo del Violino in Cremona, Italy.
Reference: Paradiso, Max. “To Save the Sound of a Stradivarius, a Whole City Must Keep Quiet.” The New York Times, 18 Jan. 2019. NYTimes.com, https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/17/arts/music/stradivarius-sound-bank-recording-cremona.html.
Source: https://static01.nyt.com/images/2019/01/18/arts/18CREMONA1/merlin_149228508_81c82f32-0894-429e-a6eb-b192b264b8d9-superJumbo.jpg?quality=90&auto=webp

342 Hand Axe Replica
Replica stone tools of the Acheulean industry, used by Homo erectus and early modern humans, and of the Mousterian industry, used by Neanderthals. (Top, left to right) Mid-Acheulean bifacial hand ax and Acheulean banded-flint hand ax. (Centre) Acheulean hand tool. (Bottom, left to right) Mousterian bifacial hand ax, scraper, and bifacial point.
Reference: Encyclopædia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Acheulean-industry/media/3542/73012 Accessed - January 19, 2019
341 Flint Hand Axe
Flint Biface from Saint-Acheul France; in the Muséum de Toulouse
Reference: Encyclopædia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Acheulean-industry/media/3542/156268. Accessed - January 19, 2019
340 Chip Carving
A man demonstrates chip carving on a basswood box with a knife
Attribution: By Jonathunder - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9791420
Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ChipCarving.JPG
339 Gransfors Large Splitting Axe
The splitting axe used primarily for splitting firewood.
Reference: “Gränsfors Large Splitting Axe.” Gränsfors Bruk, 17 Jan. 2019, https://www.gransforsbruk.com/en/product/gransfors-large-splitting-axe/.
Source: https://www.gransforsbruk.com/en/product/gransfors-large-splitting-axe/

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What is a Wiki?
A wiki (wɪki/ WIK-ee) is a website which allows collaborative modification of its content and structure directly from the web browser. In a typical wiki, text is written using a simplified markup language (known as "wiki markup")The markup language used on a Wiki page is most commonly called Wiki Syntax. It uses common characters in uncommon ways (or character combinations that are not normally used together) and provides them with a special meaning. Some of the character combinations only work at the beginning of a line, while others can be inserted anywhere in the text and are active until they are turned off., and often edited with the help of a rich-text editor. A wiki Web site operates on a principle of collaborative trust. The simplest wiki programs allow users to create and edit content. The most popular wiki is Wikipedia.

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Why a Wiki?
The Patriot Woodworker woodworking community is a vibrant forum, packed with great information from our members. The experience and skill set of our contributors is vast and wide, from the new woodworker to the professional woodworker, there is something for everybody at The Patriot Woodworker. Now we need to expand our knowledge base to catalog, share, and encourage others to become involved in woodworking.

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