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Blue Ox Millworks

Blue Ox Millworks Review

This woodshop is among a handful in the country specializing in Victorian-era architecture, but what makes it truly unique is that its craftspeople use antique tools to do the work. The most modern tool here is a 1948 band saw. Lucky for curious craftspeople and history buffs, the shop doubles as a dusty historical park. Visitors can watch craftsmen use printing presses, lathes, and even a mill that pares down whole redwood logs into the ornate fixtures for Victorians like those around town. The museum is less interesting on Saturday, when most craftspeople take the day off.

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  • Address: 1 X St., Eureka, CA 95501 | Map It
  • Phone: 707/444–3437; 800/248–4259
  • Cost: $7.50
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–5, Sat. 9–4
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  • Location: Eureka
Updated: 05-20-2013

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