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Joe Wood Rug Progress

If you are like me–and I’m sure that you are–every time you’ve ever walked across a hand-knotted rug you’ve asked yourself, “Gee, I wonder how they know where to put each color of thread?” The answer is that a map is produced before a single knot has been tied. These color maps are usually called “cartoons”. Here is the cartoon of our Joe Wood rug.



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This blog is about vintage and hand-made baseball cards, art, brewing and cigars, history and anything interesting that I think should be passed along. Come often, you are welcome!


4 thoughts on “Joe Wood Rug Progress

  1. Wow – that’s massive! It’ll be a beautiful piece once completed. But then, Helmars always are!


    Posted by Julie Owens | June 21, 2018, 9:24 am
  2. Charles,
    You do such an Outstanding Job.
    It is Deeply Appreciated.


    Posted by Bob Burdge | June 19, 2018, 7:20 pm

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