Our wooden map of PEI features a detailed cut out of the island province mounted on the Prince Edward Island cloth tartan.
I have to say I enjoy cutting out these maps. Its almost therapy for me. 🙂 Each map is complete and ready to hang, a small hole is drilled in the back to hang it on the wall.
Working on some new projects coming soon. The other day I was working on the map of Labrador.
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
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