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The things I make may be for others, but how I make them is for me. ~ Tony Konovaloff


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Plate No. 168 Juniperus Occidentialis cross section plate.
Reference: An Index to “The American Woods” by Romeyn B. Hough. https://www.lib.ncsu.edu/specialcollections/forestry/hough/toc.html. Accessed 17 Feb. 2019.
The alligator juniper is named for its distinctive bark that resembles the rough, checkered skin of an alligator. This species can either be a shrub or tree depending on the growing location and conditions.
Reference: “Consider a Juniper Tree or Shrub If You Like Evergreen Conifers.” The Spruce, https://www.thespruce.com/twelve-species-juniper-trees-and-shrubs-3269665. Accessed 11 Aug. 2019.
Attribution: Susan Dussaman/Flickr/CC By 2.0 The man with the axe by Paul Gauguin (1891)
Reference: "File:Paul Gauguin 029.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 28 May 2018, 15:16 UTC. 25 Dec 2018, 06:04 . 

Woodblock made ca. 1930 exactly the same way as they were made by artisans ca. 1830. The skill and the care are the same. There is a drawing or a copy of it coming from the artist. Then the woodcutter and the printer take over. Their skill varies. Hokusai once wrote to one of his editors that he was not happy with one of the woodcutters. In the case of the new cuts of the 36 views of the Fuji, only experts can distinguish the many versions - mainly by differences of the frame around the script

Attribution: Katsushika Hokusai [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
Source: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/94/The_Fuji_from_the_mountains_of_Totomi.jpg Boys at YMCA Camp Lichtman
No ink on negative. Group of boys participating in woodworking project. Notation "P26" in lower right-hand corner (not ink on negative). "KODAK SAFETY 15" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Reference: Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Credit: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012.

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445 Butternut Tree Bark
Butternut tree bark.
Reference: UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/juglans-cinerea. Accessed 8 Sept. 2019.
447 Butternut Range Map
Butternut Range Map
Reference:"File:Juglans cinerea range map.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 16 Nov 2018, 13:09 UTC. 8 Sep 2019, 20:24 .
446 Juglans Cinerea (Linnaeus)
Butternut tree canopy
Reference: UFEI - SelecTree: A Tree Selection Guide. https://selectree.calpoly.edu/tree-detail/juglans-cinerea. Accessed 8 Sept. 2019.
437 Pacific Yew Foliage
Pacific Yew Taxus brevifolia, 2005-09-08, Panjab Creek, Blue Mts, WA.
Reference: "File:Taxus brevifolia Blue Mts WA.jpg." Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. 13 Jun 2019, 15:14 UTC. 30 Aug 2019, 02:59
442 Lodgepole Pine Range Map
Pinus contorta range map including all subspecies. White areas within the distribution boundary contain no lodgepole.
Reference: Pinus Contorta Distribution Map in #rstats | On the Other Hand. http://scisus.org/2013/09/03/pinus-contorta-distribution-map-in-rstats/. Accessed 31 Aug. 2019.

Using This Wiki
An open wiki is a great way to impart knowledge, and collaborate on research projects in any given field of interest. When a group of people come together and share and discuss ideas about a subject, there is no end to the depth or layers of knowledge that can develop. The process of editing, sharing, and imparting knowledge for others to use and create upon is how subjects are expanded and accuracy is gained. This is called, Wiki.

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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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The Software
Tikiwiki is a widely used resource for open source projects and education purposes. Come read about how we chose Tiki Wiki as our open sourced research project for everything about woodworking. After extensive research and trials, and mistakes, we finally decided on wiki software that would both benefit our woodworking data base of subjects, and would also be user friendly for editors and collaborators. Read on to see how we decided which wiki software to use.

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