SAWS announced that Fine Works in Wood Exhibition is open for Applicants!

Fellow woodworkers and lovers of wood objects, Every second year the Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society holds an exhibition they call “Fine Works in Wood” .  They have just put out their call for entries, so I thought you’d be interested in hearing about it. Now, wouldn’t it be great if one of our members were … More SAWS announced that Fine Works in Wood Exhibition is open for Applicants!

Makers Rendezvous 2019,14 & 15 September 2019 at Westport

I recently heard about this event and after looking further into it, thought it worth a boost.  According to the organizers,  Makers Rendezvous 2019 is a “gathering of folks who like to make things, show off what they’ve made, and learn from other creators.  Participate in workshops and demonstrations over the course of the weekend’s … More Makers Rendezvous 2019,14 & 15 September 2019 at Westport

Artistry in Wood 2019 – Terrific Response to Call for Entries

Hello, everyone, I just wanted to share with you the exciting news that we’re very impressed by the response we’ve had to our call for entries: 40 pieces of wooden objects, submitted by 20 individuals!  Not only was the response great, but according to our Applications Coordinator, the variety and quality of the applications was … More Artistry in Wood 2019 – Terrific Response to Call for Entries

There’s less than 2 days left for Artistry in Wood 2019 Applications to be received!

As is the case with most exhibitions, there’s always a mad rush right at the end for everyone to get their applications in on time.  And of course, Artistry in Wood 2019 is no exception.  So if you’re wanting to have your item included in the exhibition, you’ll have to move quickly. I’m really happy … More There’s less than 2 days left for Artistry in Wood 2019 Applications to be received!

31st Annual Ottawa Wood Carving Competition, 4 May 2019

The following letter was received from the Outaouais Woodcarvers Club regarding their annual competition coming up this spring.  I thought I’d pass it along to everyone via a blog entry.  Here’s what they wrote: The competition takes place on 4 May 2019 in the Kars Community Recreation Association Hall, 1604 Old Wellington Street, Kars. It … More 31st Annual Ottawa Wood Carving Competition, 4 May 2019

Another Option for Double-sided Tape in the Shop

Like many of you, I use double-sided tape around the shop for several purposes.  The main one, though, is to affix tamplates to wood when I need to route a specific pattern. But there’s other options.  Here’s a video by Marc Spagnuolo of youTube fame, more commonly known as “The Wood Whisperer”, showing one of … More Another Option for Double-sided Tape in the Shop