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
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
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
Here is a wood map of Cape Breton I cut as a request from a new customer who wanted the ‘positive’ image. When I cut wood projects like this I refer to them as the ‘positive’ and the ‘negative’. Continue reading
The spirit of the Christmas tree in these balsam fir scrap wood pieces remains strong! Prior to painting it, it looked like this a few days ago when I was making the most of left over wood that was piling up on the floor.
I had a special request from a lady who was a recipient of one of my earlier wooden maps of Nova Scotia. She wanted one made for her son who was working away, missing his home province. The son had grown up with a special attachment to his grandfather, who worked on his farm.
My dear wife found a picture of a wood wreath and asked if I could make one. “Sure”, I said. Truth be told, I’ve never made one before.
There’s always a first time for everything. 🙂