September 13, 2019

Well the new Workshop is taking shape now. Just need an upgrade of power to support the machines I have. I hope that will be completed by the beginning of October. I am getting itchy to do projects for the new home and to make some sawdust and shavings.

Once the worksho...

July 16, 2019

Well time is getting closer to moving on to another adventure in home ownership and a new shop space. Getting excited now, but the thought of moving all the shop equipment and paraphernalia is a bit daunting :) 

Dividing the shop up between large equipment, small hand h...

February 3, 2019

Just a quick post to let you know that I will be down for a few months as we prepare for moving. I will get going gain once the move has been completed and my new shop is up and running.

Thanks for dropping by

Cheers

Harold

September 23, 2018

Well this summer has been busy. Gardening , family visits and just work around the house. No time for the shop :-( .

Started making some blanks for salt and pepper mills just recently. I will be making a few in the next couple of months. I will add pictures as I get the...

April 30, 2018

As with any project having a place to set up steps or records of what you are going to do and have done is a basic need. You need to know what you are going to do and as you go along record what you have done so you can improve on your process or you can look back and...

April 26, 2018

Continuing my journey through Resins and Woods, I am making a lidded box out of some special Butternut and using an insert, made from Art Resin, as the feature for the lid. The Butternut is special because it holds sentimental value. The wood came from a piece of Butte...

April 7, 2018

I had another piece of Ash to make a new bowl, so I decided to try out my large Crown texturing tool and some Jo Sonja's Iridescent paints.  

I have done texturing before using the same texture wheel on a peppermill that I have pictures of on my website. In that on...

March 24, 2018

I have been experimenting and learning how cast resin using my new pressure pot I got for Christmas from my son. I am using Alumilite Clear Slow ( 12 minute working time) resin from Alumilite and making a few molds from silicone mold making kit and some using a piece o...

March 24, 2018

I ventured into resin and wood just recently to add another dimension to my work.  The project was inspired by Martin Saban- Smith who has used cogwheels designs in his Steampunk work and by a local Ontario woodturner, Dave Bell, who combines wood with resins to create...

March 10, 2018

Having fun these days doing experiments with Art Resin epoxy resin.  I am combining  various types of additives from Tim Holtz Alcohol Inks and Acrylic paints to create artists panels and various types of inserts for future turned boxes,  Some of the panels will be use...

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