Working on some new projects coming soon. The other day I was working on the map of Labrador.
This was our first time building a wooden lamp base and it turned out better than we imagined. If you would like to make your own follow along and see how easy it is to build.
Something new in the workshop today, a new bench dog. This little guy showed up from the scrap wood pile. A couple layers of 3/4 inch plywood and a few nails. Would look fun just about any place, outdoors in the garden or on the desk as a paper weight. We’ve named him Barkley. 🙂 Continue reading Barkley the Bulldog bench dog
Today I started on designing another of our 3D moose projects. When we do these types of projects, I typically like to make a small prototype first, to get an overall feel for the design. Continue reading Small 3D Moose plywood project
A beam compass is one of the easier tools to make up in the workshop. A scrap piece of wood, a screw and pencil are the basics. You can also use a clamp or rubber band to add some tension to keep the pencil in place.
Gina was pinspired by a project she seen and wanted to do her own version. A trip to the workshop and a dive in the scrap wood pile, produced four panels which she promptly got busy painting.
Even the left overs from chainsaw work can be made into something else. Here are some Christmas tree projects that can be made quickly on the bandsaw.
Continue reading Wood slabs into craft projects