I milled some of the smaller sugar maple limbs for live edge slabs. The limbs had a curve to them, so I cut them live edge to get the most I could from the limbs. The limbs were about 9-10 inches wide.
Today I set about to slab the remaining trunk portion of this big ol’ sugar maple tree. This is not the stump. The trunk at the stump is well, still on the stump. It was cut this high off of the ground to safely fell the tree.
This morning we noticed a bald eagle land atop a spruce tree. As I viewed it through the camera lens, I watched it watching the man walking along the road across the lake.
Maybe the bird was thinking, “Nope, to big to carry.” Then the man’s dog come along … Continue reading Breakfast with the bald eagle
The morning sun provides some whimsy to start the day.
About two weeks ago I sliced up some wood cookies as an experiment.
Now its time to set it aside and let it dry naturally, and see what happens.
This past week we designed some new wooden maps of Nova Scotia. They’ve all sold but more can be made!
Continue reading Wood maps of Nova Scotia
What you see here is the before and after of a job we completed in less than 2 days this week. Click on any image to view full size.
Another Atlantic Provinces group of wood maps (3ft x 6ft) completed. This one is going to a construction company in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Lindsay Construction.
Bring us your sick, your injured, heck, even your dead… and we’ll do what we can to bring some life back into that woodworking project you love so much. Continue reading Wheelbarrow revival
Nov 5 2016 – Spent the morning milling some 1.5 x 5.5 larch and spruce to construct memorial crosses for the families who have lost loved ones on a dangerous stretch of the #104 highway between New Glasgow and Antigonish. Continue reading Memorial Crosses