I am quite proud of this new woodworking project I created this past week. During November 2016 we hired a company to create some custom LED string lights (which will be available in our online store soon) and then I applied the lights in several new projects. This map of Nova Scotia is one of several designs coming soon to our Maritime Collection.
This afternoon I took the time to upgrade some of the wood maps that I have here. By upgrade I mean mounted on a board, lined with cloth tartan and placed in a rustic frame.
Continue reading Getting framed in the workshop
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.
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
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 Cape Breton Wood Map No.3
A customer requested a 12×12 cut out of Cape Breton Island. I glued up pallet boards to make a panel.
Today we finally got to the Nova Scotia wood maps. These are special because we went the extra step of applying the provincial tartan of Nova Scotia as a background. Continue reading Nova Scotia wood maps with provincial tartan
Ever get an idea in your head that will not leave? 🙂 This is what was in my head for the past month and the only way to get it out was to create it.
Continue reading Wood map of Scotland
Making use of the left overs from a previous wooden map project I mounted this outline of New Brunswick to 1/8″ veneer plywood and re-cut the outline. This wooden map project is for sale. Check the for sale page to see if it is still available.