“Every day, in urban areas, trees are cut down for various reasons. These trees are a veritable treasure trove of lumber that can be reclaimed, as opposed to finding its way to the junk yard or fireplace. As well, many of the species of wood growing locally in your area may be otherwise unavailable from lumber suppliers. This episode covers the steps required to reclaim such wood for turning.”
A walk through Jacques’s workshop
“Walking around Jacques Jodoin’s amazing basement workshop. An amazing sight, really!”
Natural Live Edge Woodwork
Here’s a Pinterest site showing the natural beauty of live edge woodwork on furniture and countertops. Rustic woodwork can slash costs and create a warmer, more beautiful home environment. It’s perfect for owner-builders.
Distressed Wood Finishes
Most people choose standard wood finishes for cabinets, furniture, doors, trim and other woodwork around the home. The most common finishes include wipe on oil finishes, paint, lacquer and varnish. These standard finishes work quite well, but sometimes it’s fun to explore artistic options to make something out of the ordinary. If you’re working with … Read more