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Scrap Wood? There’s No Such Thing!

Scrap Wood? There’s No Such Thing!

This month’s meeting of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association featured Dave Wilkins from the Nova Woodturners Guild with a woodturning demo. The theme of his presentation was projects to do with all those small pieces of scrap wood that we tend to accumulate. For this presentation Dave took a 3 to 4 inch square of wood […]

AWA – A Tool Museum In The Making

As an added bonus to the Atlantic Woodworkers Association’s visit to the Window & Door Co. we also had the good fortune to visit a tool museum in the making! As luck would have it Troy’s brother Kevin lives just up the road a bit and he is in the beginning stages of building a […]

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AWA Wooden Window & Door Tour

A few weeks ago the Atlantic Woodworkers were treated to a tour of the Wooden Window & Door Co., located in the small community of Woodville in the beautiful Annapolis Valley. Our host was owner/operator Troy Wood. Yep, you got that right – Troy Wood of Woodville owns and operates the Wooden Window and Door […]

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Tool Olympics – Don’t Try This At Home!

Well, it seems that that the Olympics are sweeping the nation and I thought I’d share some videos of a group of construction workers that are doing some extraordinary things with their tools. I like to think of them as participants in the 2010 Tool Olympics!

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Lotsa Woodworking Books On Google

The Internet has opened a whole new world of availability for products and tools that we never had access to before. However, one of the things I dislike about online purchasing is the problem of buying site unseen. This is never more true than when buying books, especially woodworking related books. So in this article […]

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And Once Again, More Wine Stoppers

Yes, indeed! Once again, more wine stoppers! But fear not, this is the final installment for last season’s Christmas run of wine stoppers. Here’s twelve more in the flame shape that I find, as you can imagine, quite enjoyable to make. Since they only take 15 minutes or so to turn I do them in […]

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And Even More Wine Stoppers

Oh no, I’m not done yet, here’s even more wine stoppers! Again, these were made for the past Christmas season. This time there are 16 stoppers and in quite a colorful array of woods. There’s stoppers made of Pau Rosa, Yellowheart, Zebrawood, Thuya burl, Purpleheart, Red Palm, Pauduk, Jatoba and even one made of Walnut […]

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Even More Wine Stoppers

Here’s some more wine stoppers that I turned for the Christmas season. There’s 23 of them in total with all of them in the flame style. There are two that are not exactly flames, but very close variations. Once you get into the swing of making these they go quite quickly. You also get a […]

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