They both look great! :tu:
Very nice! :tu:
Beauty! You ever try to put bands on one of those and shoot BBs with it?
Those are great! :tu::)
Keep going...it looks like it's going to be a stunner.
If anyone is interested, there's a write-up on the Gifford Pinchot facebook page about our last cone collecting activities from a couple of days...
Another beauty! Do you have any tips or tricks for avoiding tear out on end-grain when you're using the router?
Here are some pics of the press that I built from plywood, bolts and wing-nuts. The press is made to hold material cut to 6 in by 12 in pieces....
I am currently working a seasonal job with the Forest Service and I also teach part-time at the local community college.
This is not what I usually do but I just got asked to help out two days next week collecting more cones. :tu::D
These whitebark pine cones will be sent off for genetic research. They will be looking for trees that have a resistance to blister rust fungus....
You are correct but that is not what we were doing with the slingshot. We used the slingshot to shoot a line over the branches which we used to...
That's Mt. Rainier in the background. We were collecting cones from trees in the White Pass Ski Area.
Today I had the rare opportunity to help with some cone collecting at work. Anyone else get paid to use a slingshot at work? :D