Bathroom Renovation

A little bit of weekend sweat equity and about $500 in materials brought a nice update to the bathroom. Some paint colour changes and an installation of Shaker room batten style trim work.

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Laminated Candleholders

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laminated candleholders

Making the most of scrap wood left overs. Here is a use for 3/4 inch thick plywood, but any thickness will do. About 3 inches in diameter. That dimension will fluctuate as you choose your parts, progress with your glue up and sanding.

These are for sale, $35 per set of 3.

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plywood scraps reused

Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse project

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Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse

We recently completed the building plans for a 10ft tall Peggy’s Cove Lighthouse. Now its time to get busy in the workshop to make a production model.

Follow along as we work through the building plans, offering some video tips for when you decide to build your own.


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Folding Bench Picnic Table

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In the open position

Our Folding Bench Picnic Table is now available in our online store. It updates and replaces all previous versions of this project. Available as a paper or PDF plan. Super easy to make.

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Building a heat pump shelter

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marking the peg

Time to start on building this heat pump shelter before the snow starts to fall. Last year was terrible weather for the big fan on the heat pump. The constant snow fall and thawing temperatures meant plenty of ice build up on the heat pump fan. I’ve never done log work like this before so its all new to me. Time to start on the corner posts.

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Maritime Table and Chairs Woodworking Plans Set

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Maritime Table and Chairs Woodworking Plans Set

Added today to our online store. A good size table for seating six adults comfortably. The table legs can fold underneath for easy storage. The chairs have comfortable ease back design, perfect for those evening meals that can go on into the night. Chairs have the option to build on an armrest. No special hardware needed, purchase carriage bolts and wood screws at your local hardware store. Full size drawings. Step-by-step instructions. Measurement on the plan are in inches.