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Fun from woodgears.ca

Matthias Wandel is a favourite resource for us. His website, WoodGears.ca and his YouTube channel are fun and full of clever ideas. Stephen discovered Matthias some time ago and turned me on to him so now we are both regular viewers. Every week he posts new articles...

Furniture from found items

Lately it seems social media is full of new projects for using old pallets.  Where are people getting all these pallets?   It would be great fun to try to recreate some of the many inspiring projects that I keep seeing but I have yet to find a source for pallets that...

Woodworking Finishing

  One of my goals this season is to finish three found projects and in preparation I’m busy studying and experimenting with woodworking finishes. Plans to share some of my studies soon but in the meantime, here are some great tips and articles from Popular...

Colour Theory

This year, I want to do more quilt design.  One of my goals is to do more colour exploration.  From unexpected combinations to monochromatic studies, I want to incorporate new colour palettes into my work.   I have worked with colour wheel and design before but most...