I got a call..no, not a turkey call… from a customer in New Jersey. Seems she just loves these turkey yard art projects but cannot get anyone to make them for her. She wanted to know if I could do them.
A couple of people contacted me about combining the design on my wooden maps with cribbage boards. Worth a shot I figured. It was only when I realized I had to drill 361 holes did I begin to understand the amount of work involved.
Here is our Woodland Flower, it has the ability to sprout up anywhere! A few slices of wood nailed together makes for a primitive craft that can decorate your garden for many years.
This snowman didn’t take too long to come together, measures about 18 inches tall. A bit of cutting, nailing and painting topped with a red ribbon and some holly, makes a great Christmas gift idea.
With some scrap log bits, there must be something that can be made from it.
With a few simple boards from the wood pile, I made a couple of these primitive craft angels today. Continue reading Primitive Angels
I find that when I need to take my mind off of the day to day things, I go into the workshop. However with no power, there’s not a lot I’d like to do with manual tools. I do have my chainsaw, so I set about creating some wood chips. Continue reading Turkey Log Bird
While at the craft sale yesterday in Halifax, a man walked by with his two dogs and stopped for a chat. He mentioned to me after seeing the log reindeer that I should make a dachshund. Ok, I said. And now here you have it! 🙂
I just thought I’d try a hand at hand painting the Nova Scotia tartan. Overall, not fabulous, but like I say, you don’t know until you try. Continue reading Hand painting the Nova Scotia Tartan
My ‘winter white’ Nova Scotia wood map No. 17 measures about 20 inches long. The boards are rough sawn using a chainsaw, then the coastline is cut out with another saw. Continue reading Nova Scotia Wood Map No.17