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
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.
Today I progressed with making a wood map of Scotland. Measuring 22.5 inches by 35.5 inches. The back board is the flag of Scotland, made up of a 1/8 inch veneer panel to glue the boards onto, and then the rough sawn balsam fir boards are cut and fit into place.
I am pleased with this wooden map of Nova Scotia that I made this August 2016. I was going to make two different maps from the two parts of the cutting, a negative and positive so to speak. Then I thought that making a 3D coastal map and frame it would be nice idea. Here is a close up of the map. Continue reading Wood Map Nova Scotia No 13 framed
The spirit of the Christmas tree in these balsam fir scrap wood pieces remains strong! Prior to painting it, it looked like this a few days ago when I was making the most of left over wood that was piling up on the floor.