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Woodworking Show And Tell

Woodworking Show And Tell

Although the guest speaker was unable to make it to tonight’s Atlantic Woodworkers Association meeting we had a great woodworking show and tell and Q and A session. One of the members brought in a project he recently completed: The jewelry box is made out of walnut with cocobolo drawer pulls. The inside of the […]

Woodworking In Toyland

Woodworking In Toyland

Well, there was a lot of woodworking In Toyland! The December meeting, also known as the Christmas meeting, of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association was held tonight at Lee Valley. The Christmas meeting has been the tradition among the AWA members to bring in (and show off :)) toys that they made. The toys are given […]

Man Or Machine

Sharpening – Man Or Machine?

Sharpening – man or machine? The Atlantic Woodworker’s Association meeting tonight was held at our ‘club house’, a local Home Depot and the theme was sharpening techniques. One of the members demonstrated the Work Sharp 3000. It was nice to see this in action after seeing the announcement last month of this new tool. Several […]

Halifax Specialty Hardwoods

Halifax Specialty Hardwoods Tour

This evening I visited Halifax Specialty Hardwoods with the Atlantic Woodworkers Association for a shop tour and a demonstration on their milling process. The evening was hosted by owner Darrell Vallis and his sister Cheryl Borden. The shop was opened in early 2006 and has since then has grown from a stock of 16 species […]