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
Our original, hand made wood maps of Nova Scotia (and other locations) can also be made from pressure treated plywood should you wish to decorate your outdoor living space. Leave unfinished or apply a stain. This one is about 36 inches long. We can customize to the size you want.
Earlier today I was pulling dandelions. I had dumped a bucket full and was into the second filling when the black flies got too bad and I gave up. I just set the bucket and weed killer next to the doorstep. Look who showed up to the bucket buffet!
Finally getting some seat time to move the pile of dirt in the work yard. It’ll be good to have the extra space to maneuver around. Continue reading Work yard expansion
I got some balsam poplar logs in the yard this week. I’m going to mill up most of it for lumber but I might try a few other projects with it. Has anybody used it for woodworking projects?
Pine boards I slabbed last fall were stacked in the garage. Apparently there was not enough air flow and the boards started to ‘turn’. Continue reading Salvaging pine boards
Last week I started experimenting with making trencher bowls (also called dough bowls). The experiment is to see what will come from drying a green carved slab of wood indoors. Continue reading Trencher Bowls
This 20ft culvert I found on our property, discarded by the Dept of Hwys eons ago when they did road improvements. They just tossed it aside down an embankment on the other side of the brook. Continue reading Culvert install
“Can you make me an Apple Basket?” she asked. “Sure” I said. “How big?” I asked. “To fit that new flower pot” she said. Alrighty then. Now HOW to make it!! Continue reading Apple Basket