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Introduction to Beekeeping

The beekeeper must procure three categories of essentials:  gear, hives, and bees.

First, you need:

• a smoker (old cedar bark is the best fuel), 178 more words


B is for Basswood

I’ve long paired western red cedar with poplar. This has satisfied my sense of balance between weight (cedar is light) and strength (poplar is a bit sturdier). 322 more words

How to Make a Mitered Box on the Tablesaw

Now that the Mechanical Cellarette can be put on the completed list it’s time to concentrate on a custom order for an Etsy client.  This particular order has been one I’ve been doing convo’s on for quite a while.   717 more words


Woodcarving Course Update

Yesterday I had some fun teaching a woodcarving course at the Coquitlam location of Lee Valley Tools. There were seven students with varying degrees of experience. 162 more words

Architectural Carving

Woods I like to Carve with... John Gabriel

I find Balsa mostly suitable for fishing lures. Western Red Cedar does dent easily but is one of my favorite woods to work with. Yellow pine can have resin issues when working with it. 15 more words

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BWBeesLogo Welcome to lime tree Resort. 265 more words

Sonoran Squid Diki Gets Suckers

I have resumed working on Sonoran Squid, the next desert tiki, by adding sucker detail to the tentacles. I’ll finish this up and get sanding and trimming. 9 more words