Published in February/March 2019 Issue of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine

I have not one, but two articles published in the latest issue of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement! Turn to page 28 for the cover story, Learn to Work With Live-Edge Material for my advice on sourcing and building with live-edge wood. Live-edge material has grown increasingly popular in recent years. It has a very unique look, … Continue reading Published in February/March 2019 Issue of Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement Magazine

Holiday Gift and Exhibition at Pitt Meadows Art Gallery

I am exhibiting my 18-Piece 3D Jigsaw Puzzles and live-edge Cribbage Boards #16 and #19 at the Holiday Gift and Exhibition, on at the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery November 17, 2018 to January 6, 2019. Opening Reception is November 24, 2 pm - 4 pm. For more details, visit the Gallery's website. These items may be … Continue reading Holiday Gift and Exhibition at Pitt Meadows Art Gallery

Wood Sale Today and Tomorrow

It's time for the second annual Flair Woodworks wood sale! If you haven't already checked out my wood stash you can see pictures and read more here. In short, you'll be choosing from air-dried, live-edge slabs of local hardwoods. This is my personal collection of furniture-grade material. Whether you have a specific project in mind … Continue reading Wood Sale Today and Tomorrow

Wood Sale October 14-15, 2018

It's time for the second annual Flair Woodworks wood sale! If you haven't already checked out my wood stash you can see pictures and read more here. In short, you'll be choosing from air-dried, live-edge slabs of local hardwoods. This is my personal collection of furniture-grade material. Whether you have a specific project in mind … Continue reading Wood Sale October 14-15, 2018

Work That Leads to Discovery

I found another good quote from the back issues of Woodwork. This one is from the article titled Traveling Woodcrafter in issue #38, from April 1996.  “Work which leads to discovery is the highest kind of work. Its reward of inner renewal and the generation of energy is of the purest kind.” – Brian Mills … Continue reading Work That Leads to Discovery

More Wood Uploaded, Big Sale This Weekend

This weekend, I am opening up my once-private wood shed to all my readers and the public in a bid to reduce inventory levels so I can finally finish moving out of my old shop space. 1114 Barberry Place, Port Moody... wood shed around the right side in the back Friday September 29, 10-4 Saturday … Continue reading More Wood Uploaded, Big Sale This Weekend

Big Wood Slab Sale/Moving Sale

When: September 29-30, 10 am - 4 pm Sunday October 1 by appointment only Where: 1114 Barberry Place, Port Moody, BC... wood shed around the right side Wood Slabs for Sale! I gave up some shop space when I moved, but the real loss was wood storage space. With only limited wood storage, I brought … Continue reading Big Wood Slab Sale/Moving Sale

More Quotes from Woodwork Magazine

I am continuing to work my way forwards through back issues of the since discontinued magazine Woodwork. There is some truly fascinating content in these old issues, and one article that comes to mind is Georges Vaufrey's Wizardly Woodshop. The article describes the processes used by the French company that specializes in producing high quality, precision woodturnings … Continue reading More Quotes from Woodwork Magazine

New Prize Category: Most Accurate Voter

With a last-minute prize donation from Green Buddy Distributors (distributors of Grex Tools in Canada), there is now one more prize than there are categories. So I'm going to create one new category and shuffle the prizes. The exciting part is that EVERYBODY is eligible to win! The winner of this category will be whoever most … Continue reading New Prize Category: Most Accurate Voter

Vote for Your Favourite Wall Shelves!

The Wall Shelf Build-Off submissions are in, and I've uploaded them here on my site for your viewing pleasure. Help choose the Flair Woodworks Reader's Choice Top 3 Wall Shelves! View all the entires, then vote for your favourite three by the end of February 12. Then I'll tally up all the votes and announce … Continue reading Vote for Your Favourite Wall Shelves!