If you ever thought you couldn’t use a scroll saw, you might be wrong. Our friend Greg, who took the aerial pictures of our neck of the woods from the helicopter, asked Jim to make him a custom piece for a friend of his. Then he had a brilliant idea. He asked if he could help, and that would give it more meaning (and him more bragging rights).
A snowman walked into the shop and asked for a plane look, just a close shave and a bit of a trim.
Good morning on this hot, humid Monday in Nova Scotia. We finally got a little rain but it brought humid conditions with it. We spent Saturday catching up on the little things that haven’t been getting done. Jim worked at a neighbours fixing her windows after ordering the parts a few weeks ago. And this happened…again…
No big projects on the go these days, but lots going on in the workshop.
We are pleased to present our newest woodworking project, the Children’s Elephant 3-in-1 Rocker, Highchair and Desk. This project only takes a couple hours to cut out and assemble. Continue reading
A fun new full size pattern in the workshop today to help you get an early start to next year’s North Pole decorations, a super big 8x8ft workshop for Santa Claus. Sized to match some of our other recently added projects like Mr and Mrs Claus. Custom sizing will be available. As well as smaller versions of this project will be in stock ready for shipping.
Its always a good idea to have sample boards for staining and finishing. The wood samples here are some scrap spruce and fir in the workshop. I touched the surfaces with the sander but still a fairly rough finish. I mostly want to see how this software absorbs different stains. Continue reading