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    As the Wood Turns

    Last wed I had a local News crew (Tim Cable) come by my shop and do a little segment on Me and my turning.
    Since 1990, Tim has hosted "Cable Country," a folksy feature-type segment profiling unique people in and around Northeast Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and western North Carolina. Tim describes the segment as "a poor man's Charles Kuralt." Tim also anchors "NewsChannel 11 at Five" weekdays at 5:00 p.m.
    It aired tonight and he already has it up on his Blog, Here is a link so you can check it out.

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    Great interview Jim. Beautiful pieces you had there too! Well done Sir!

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    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    Great video segment and magnificant turned pieces.

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    Jan 2007
    Rio Rancho, NM
    Jim, what a great segment! Some of those pieces he showed in the video are familiar-looking - I think I've seen them before somewhere! Congratulations on your "celebrity."

    Nancy Laird
    FWW Registered Voter and Voting Member
    Woodworker, turner, laser engraver; RETIRED!!

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    Dec 2006
    Goodland, Kansas
    Great video Jim. Those are some pretty awesome turnings. Way to go.
    Bernie W.

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    and say, Hi, Honey, Im home forever.

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    Way to go Jim!

    Great interview, I think you said what many of us feel about woodturning

    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    So...which guy was you?

    Major congrats, Jim. Must have been fun doing the interview, then seeing what parts actually made it into the segment.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

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    That was great Jim, thanks for sharing it with us! Your work looks great and it was a well done segment. Barry

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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    Great interview. Ye need to be proud.

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    Apr 2007
    Red Deer, Alberta, Canada
    Very nice interview, Jim.
    I very much like the pieces you've turned!

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