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[Wooden Flowers]

Description: Color postcard of wood with a relief carving of flowers on top of it. The flowers are painted lavender and purple with green and brown leaves on the stem. Correspondence on the back is illegible. The card is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, 509. N. Broadway, Okla City, Okla. It is postmarked Corsicana, Tex on May 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Improvement inTables.

Description: Patent for improvement in tables which "consists in the arrangement and combination of parts that will be more fully described hereinafter, whereby the table can be taken apart, packed in a small compass for transportation, and then put together again by an inexperienced hand” (lines 11-17).
Date: November 19, 1878
Creator: Melcher, John C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Guard for Hand-Planes

Description: Patent for an improvement in guards for hand-planes, more specifically bench planes. The improvements provide a guard, which prevents wood shavings or splinters from injuring the hand.
Date: February 3, 1914
Creator: Westberg, John E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Whittler

Description: Photograph of an older man whittling a piece of wood in his lap. This series of photographs were taken for Jack Daniels in Lynchburg, Tennessee. It appears in the book "Up The Hollow From Lynchburg." Photo by: Junebug Clark. Signed by: Junebug Clark Clark PhotoFile: 9150-0042-8
Date: 197u
Creator: Clark, Junebug & Clark, Joseph Wade Junebug
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Color photograph of Joe McMordie at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas in August of 1975. In the photograph, Joe sits in a black wooden chair, whittling on a piece of wood while a young girl watches him. Joe wears a pink shirt, brown pants, a blue bandanna and a brown hat with rope or twine around the brim. The girl wears a red checkered tank top and red shorts with barrettes in her hair. Joe is an instructor at the Festival Whittlin' School, originally from Austin, Texas.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Girl Using Drawknife in Grandpa's Tool Shed]

Description: Photograph of a child learning how to use a drawknife at the 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival. The girl sits at a wooden bench, holding the drawknife in one hand and the wheel of the rotary turner in the other. A man bends over her, guiding her hand over the turner. A drawknife was a tool used to shape wood by removing shavings before power sanders and power rotary tools were available.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ice Bath at the Texas Folklife Festival]

Description: Photograph of a woman icing her feet 4th Annual Texas Folklife Festival in August of 1975. In the photograph, a woman is raising the skirts of her dress to reveal her calves as she stands in a small metal bowl filled with water and ice. Her sandals were placed in the grass in front of the bowl. A chest freezer and several opened boxes are visible behind the woman.
Date: [1975-08-07..1975-08-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Man Demonstrating How to Whittle Wood]

Description: Slide of Joe McMordie (center), from Austin, Texas, is sitting on a chair at the Texas Folklife Festival. He has a tool and piece of wood in his hands. He is showing children around him how to whittle wood. There is a booth behind them that is displaying small figurines.
Date: [1974-09-12..1974-09-15]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Rotary Stock-Cutter.

Description: Patent for an improved rotary stock cutters "adapted for use as matcher heads, ship lap heads, and ogee bats" (lines 11-12). It has two disks with several curved blades sticking out from each disk.
Date: February 28, 1893
Creator: Hardee, Isaiah
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Woodworking Demonstration]

Description: Photograph of a girl participating in woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio Texas. The girl wears a blue shirt and denim jeans as she sands a piece of wood. A festival volunteer stands behind her, working on a larger piece of wood.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woodworking School]

Description: Photograph of a woodworking school at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. Two festival participants assist a festival volunteer with wood carving. They sit on hay bales around a short wooden sawhorse covered with wood carving supplies.
Date: [1976-08-05..1976-08-08]
Creator: Smith, Jim
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections