Canoe Form Grease Dish

Discussion in 'Arts and Literature' started by Jack Devlin, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. Jack Devlin Active Member

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  2. Mark Walker Active Member

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    Very envious, Jack. Much admire people with your skills.
    I have trouble making saw dust.
  3. Mark Mercer Member

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    Awesome Jack!! As always...Keep posting these treasures.
  4. NewTyer1 Banned or Parked

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    Very nice. I have an idea of what I think a grease dish is but, would you care to enlighten me?
  5. Jack Devlin Active Member

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    Grease or oil dishes (bowls) were used to hold rendered candlefish oil into which the Northwest Coast Indians would dip their dried fish to make the fish more palatable.
    Jack
  6. GAT Active Member

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    My gawd man! Do you ever sleep?! Beautiful work, as always.
  7. NewTyer1 Banned or Parked

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    I thought it might of had something to do with holding grease or bacon fat or something like that but, I like your answer better.