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Inspirational Drawings

Inspirational Drawings

A word about inspirational drawings… one of the nice things about turning our bottle stoppers, shaving brushes, spats and spurtles is the freedom of design. As long as one keeps within the confines of an item’s use it is pretty much a free for all of woodturning fun, all under the guise of originality and […]


Increase Shop Efficiency

We knew it! And here it is in print, and written by legendary woodturner, Stephen Hogbin, no less! Reading “Hogbin On Woodturning” this morning and came across this line, this quote, this apparent requirement to awesome innovation and creativity: “In my shop, tea and cookies are mandatory at regular intervals; in the long run these […]


Bean Up!

We play a fun little garden game here at the ol’ homestead this Spring called Bean Up! Whenever we spot a new bean pokin’ it’s little head through the soil we yell “Bean Up!” Neat thing is that no matter who sees one first, we all win! Everyone should be playing this game in their […]


Spurtles On Parade!

Have you ever wondered how our Spurtles get to the Halifax Crafters Holiday Market? Well, wonder no more! Here’s a short video that we have put together to show you how they get there. Is it corny? Guaranteed! Are we wacky? Indeed! This is what happens when you spend too much time in the shop… […]