Now Available: Apex Cribbage Board

I'm very excited to announce that my Apex Cribbage Boards are now available! The final steps of cutting, installing, and finishing the Signature Inlay Tokens in the bottom of each have been completed so the cribbage boards are now ready to ship. They are available for purchase on my Games & Puzzles page, and through … Continue reading Now Available: Apex Cribbage Board

Available Soon: Apex Cribbage Board

I am excited to announce that my Apex Cribbage Boards will soon be available for sale. It started as a crazy "I wonder if I can..." idea about two years ago, and it feels like I have been working on this project for an eternity. There have been many moments of frustration, questions about whether … Continue reading Available Soon: Apex Cribbage Board

Limited Edition of Two “Vancouver” Cribbage Boards in Douglas Fir

Douglas fir is one of the most iconic woods of the West Coast, and I'm excited to release these two Doug fir cribbage boards in our new "VANCOUVER" pattern. These are the only two ever made, and they will not be made again. Travel from one end of Vancouver to the other as you play … Continue reading Limited Edition of Two “Vancouver” Cribbage Boards in Douglas Fir

New Cribbage Boards Available with Wild Textures, Colouring and Grain Patterns

I've just completed five new cribbage boards with some pretty interesting aesthetics. Please have a look at them on my Games & Puzzles page. When removing the bark with a mallet and wooden wedge, I uncovered this wild pattern on the inner bark. I think that the sapwood of this cherry tree was home to … Continue reading New Cribbage Boards Available with Wild Textures, Colouring and Grain Patterns

End Grain Yew Cribbage Boards, Part 1

Earlier this week, I began work on a new cribbage board. The section of Pacific yew didn't look like much at first. I wanted to include this protrusion. And wanted to exclude this chainsaw cut. I screwed a straight piece of wood on to one end of the material and used a scrap of wood … Continue reading End Grain Yew Cribbage Boards, Part 1

Two New Cribbage Boards

I'm very excited to release two brand new cribbage boards. Each board has three tracks that follow the live edges, and the signature orange/cream contrast of the Pacific Yew is evident in each. Number 11 includes a scoring field whereas Number 12 does not. You can find more photographs and details on their respective product pages. Links: Cribbage … Continue reading Two New Cribbage Boards

The Lights are Still On at Flair Woodworks

Not often does an entire week pass (let alone two!) without a new article here on my blog, but this month that happened. Let me assure that I am still here, and the lights are still on in my shop. In fact, I'm as busy as ever with a wide variety of projects. Cribbage Boards! There … Continue reading The Lights are Still On at Flair Woodworks

The Start of Black Walnut Cribbage Boards

It's been a wild few days on the west coast. Saturday it began snowing, and two days earlier I spent the day in warm, sunny weather. It was a beautiful Thursday morning when Dave Kilpatrick and I set up to cut some small, live-edge walnut pieces, destined to become cribbage boards. I positioned the chunks … Continue reading The Start of Black Walnut Cribbage Boards

On Team Flair: Grant McMillan

During the five years that I've been in business, I have made some great contacts, including local wood carver Grant McMillan. Recently, a customer bought a cribbage board (Cribbage Board #8, the last one available) from me and requested to have some letters carved in it. Since I am not particularly experienced with letter carving, … Continue reading On Team Flair: Grant McMillan