Artwork & Hobby Woodworking

26th Annual Richmond Carvers Society Carving Show

February 19, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingEvents

David Phillips of the Richmond Carvers Society would like us to remind all our talented wood carver customer about their upcoming show: The 26th annual Richmond Carvers Society’s Carving Show will again be held at the Steveston Community Centre in Richmond, BC on: Saturday 30th May and Sunday 31st May 2015 Last year more than 770 people […]

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Volume 56: Customer Projects

January 26, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer Projects

Thanks to this month’s contributors for submitting photos and details of there projects. Yellow Cedar Chest by David L Johnson His photo also came with this lovely testimonial, thanks David! Many months ago, you folks helped me in my search for some top-of-the-line yellow cedar for a carving project.  You found a log on North […]

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Yellow Cedar Fishing Lures

January 23, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer ProjectsHardwood & Softwood

by Wayne S. Boardman Wayne makes these lures from 2×2 Alaskan Yellow Cedar. He was kind enough to share is technique and a few photos of the “rewards” received in the Cape Cod Canal. I take 2X2 Alaska Yellow Cedar and turn it on a lathe down to a 6 inch Cape Cod Pencil. Through […]

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Lars Gives Beginners Tips for Buying Lumber

January 19, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCompanyEventsHardwood & Softwood

We had a visit from Colin at woodworkweb.com who came and shot an incredibly informative video here on buying lumber. We were so thrilled to be a part of it! Please watch and enjoy! If you would like more info on how to buy lumber read this great article by Dick Burrows: The Art of Buying Lumber, […]

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Customer Projects Vol: 55

November 20, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

Herbert the Boat by Eric Letham Herbert is a Sam Devlin designed Candlefish 16 built out of Joubert marine mahogany using the stitch and glue method. Powered by a 20 horse outboard, it moves along nicely with two to three adults and a load of camping and fishing gear. The boat calls Shuswap Lake home, but has spent some […]

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Jan’s Day Off: The Ipe Bench

November 19, 2014 Jan Nielsen Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingIPEJan's Day Off

Not saying that our “world of wood” is a man’s world.  Talent with the hands is not a gender specific trait; however, we do see our share of women trailing their men with less enthusiasm.  Being ever accommodating, Jan decided to build a place to rest.  As you can see it’s been well tested by […]

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