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Haven’t posted anything for a while as I have been moving house. Amazing how much crap you accumulate! You promise yourself that you will be ruthless and chuck out all the stuff you haven’t seen for ages but somehow it manages to stay with you. (Now, which box is that obscure doodad in? I need it right now!)
Probably won’t post anything for a little while either as I am about to undergo a hip replacement, so things won’t be much fun for a litttle while!

Anyway, one of the reasons I love going down to Tasmania is that you run across a lot of things like this old holding yard. Bush carpentry at it’s very best.
There are still a few of the old blokes who used to build things like this still around but sadly their numbers are dwindling.
While building materials and methods have “improved” over the years, it will be a sad day when places like this no longer exist don’t you think?

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2 responses

  1. ecomuseimages

    Well captured mate. Wood working skills such as these are dieing (dead?) art, such a shame.

    November 17, 2009 at 9:35 am

  2. Yes, it is a shame that a body of knowledge will surely pass once those old fellas pass on.
    That is one reason I like trying to get some good images of things like this! Thanks mate!

    November 30, 2009 at 12:05 am

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