Rustic tree carvings

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Arbortech® rustic tree carvings

As recently seen on Arbortech® Youtube channel, they featured a video on carving a small tree. So I thought I’d have a crack at it. I learned pretty soon that a dry piece of pine may not be the best material for the desired effect. Continue reading Rustic tree carvings

Curved planks for sale

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wooden timber planks with curve

I slabbed these boards from a curve in a trunk a couple days ago. I think its spruce. About 1 inch thick. The overall length is about 53 inches. The width at the apex of the curve is 6-8 inches. The overall height is 10-12 inches. Live edges. Check the For Sale page for price and if still for sale.

Trembling Aspen Chainsaw Carved Tree

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Slabbing the block

Taking a crack at carving a tree from a block of what I think is Trembling Aspen. One thing is for certain, when cutting with the grain on this wood, you need a really sharp chain, as you will see in the video. Continue reading Trembling Aspen Chainsaw Carved Tree

Wood Maps Nova Scotia No 18 and No 19 Cribbage Boards

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Cribbage board template

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.

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