We decided to make another trough(aka trencher bowls). There are so many possible shapes for these troughs, this one turned out very different from the first one we made.
Nov 5 2016 – Spent the morning milling some 1.5 x 5.5 larch and spruce to construct memorial crosses for the families who have lost loved ones on a dangerous stretch of the #104 highway between New Glasgow and Antigonish. Continue reading Memorial Crosses
Last week I started experimenting with making trencher bowls (also called dough bowls). The experiment is to see what will come from drying a green carved slab of wood indoors. Continue reading Trencher Bowls
I tried my hand at wood carving. Given the time of year I figured a pumpkin was in order. It was also my first time using the Arbortech power carving tools.
Continue reading Pumpkin Carving
The missus was spying some of the hand crafted dough bowls on one of those picture gallery web sites today. I asked her if she wanted one and while she didn’t say yes, I assume she did. I’ve never made one… but there’s always a first time. Time to crank up the chainsaw.