21st Sep 2017

Business Card Holders

Fun way to chop up scrap pine wood!

01st Sep 2017

Wood Clocks

Having some fun making a clock from a sheet of wood.

07th Aug 2017

Wooden Stamp Business Cards

I’ve been making some wooden stamps so I made a business card stamp as practice. This is india ink and is hand pressed. The colored ones are acrylic water based...

29th Jul 2017

Wooden Stamps

Here’s an experimental wooden stamp. I’m using a stamp pad that I added some black ink to… The Art House Cafe These experiments for The Art House Cafe were done...

20th Jul 2017

Wood Signs

I was asked to make this cool cat sign using wood and a laser for engraving. Seems nice I think I’ll make more. Related: Cutting Boards

19th Jul 2017

Custom Cutting Boards

A quick and affordable to make a unique gift is to laser engrave a cutting board. Check out these examples that I made for friends. Related Published Jul 19, 2016 @...

19th Jun 2017

Darth Vader Coasters

I made Darth Vader coasters during a CNC demonstration at the Ottawa Makerspace. Everybody loved them. Especially since it was Fathers Day! They’re made from stained birch.

07th Mar 2017

Wooden Whistle

I have fond memories from childhood of making a whistle out of a branch from a tree. When summer comes I’ll make one and post it here but in the...

25th Feb 2017

Violin Rack

Rob showed me this cool violin rack concept so we decided to make some for fun. I’ve drawn it up and have a couple problems to work on. I will make...

18th Feb 2017

Towers of Hanoi

Here’s something fun! I made a Towers of Hanoi puzzle. I made the stained one about 20 years ago for a fun project. We made a few thousand of them....

30th Jan 2017

Wood Doorstops

Check out these door stops I made from local wood.

08th Oct 2016

Name Tags

As a tool library volunteer I’m making some name tags for the other volunteers. I decided to get Jonathan involved with his new CNC machine. Also there are a bunch...

01st Oct 2016

Bamboo Parol Lantern

Here’s a 24″ bamboo Parol Lantern Frame. This is made from 3/32″ bamboo from bamboo blinds! I’m very pleased as it is very rigid. DIY Bamboo Parol Lantern Here’s how...

27th Sep 2016

Wood Coasters

Jonathan bought a 3040 CNC machine with a 350W DC spindle. He’s already a machinist but I’m familiar with this particular machine class so I I’ve been showing him some software tool-chain...

05th Jun 2016

Ottawa’s Wood Earrings Maker

This has proven to be a lot of fun. We have lots of wood on hand and are starting to try experiments. I kick started the project by picking five...

02nd Jun 2016

Earring Stand

I’ve been making a lot of earrings and necklaces so I need some stands for them. Here are some of my experiments so far.

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