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by JeffOYB
Thu Jun 06, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Know of any other "Sparses"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1890

Re: Know of any other "Sparses"?

Thanks for the interesting history insights!

Who knows whether I have the same Sparse and Dick or not but it's wonderful lore and I appreciate it! : )

Characters, projects, clubhouses, porches ... can't beat em!

Nessmuk was George Washington Sears and a real character himself!

Thanks all... JP
by JeffOYB
Wed Jun 05, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Know of any other "Sparses"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1890

Re: Know of any other "Sparses"?

Yeah, I figured if it was written to "Bill" then who knows who it was. But "Sparse"? I only know of one! Kinda hard to imagine another. I was also curious if maybe Sparse was good pals with a "Dick" -- that would give even more confidence in the dedication... But Dick is common. Now, if it was signe...
by JeffOYB
Wed Jun 05, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: The Bar Stool
Topic: Know of any other "Sparses"?
Replies: 12
Views: 1890

Know of any other "Sparses"?

Hi all... I tie a little, since I was a kid. Just stopping by here because I just ran into something interesting to me that I wanted to bounce off of you guys. I just bought a copy of a 1895 edition of "Woodcraft" by Nessmuk. Nifty little book. Here's the wrinkle. The dedication inside reads: " To S...