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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1532: Back to Work

04-08-2015 11:50 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

I woke up this morning to NO new snow!  There was only a light coating of frost on the deck, cars and places where the grass what peeking through the drifts, but no new snow.  There is HOPE! Yesterday's storm was rather short-lived. After the morning blanket of snow re-covered the melting drifts, it too succumbed to the warming temperatures and sun throughout the day. By the evening, all the new snow was gone and little by little the drifts are shrinking and receding. I am ...

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The Tinker's Apprentice #2: My Dilemma

04-07-2015 08:50 PM by droogs | 1 comment »

Having had my “road to Damascus” moment, the realisation dawned on me that although I had just had a world beating business idea; I in fact had absolutely no way in which to achieve its fruition. After all, here was I with no tools at all, other than a very worn Phillips screwdriver, a decrepit claw hammer, a knock-off 12mm Marples “blue” bevelled chisel (with sides that could only be described as having been ground using the kerb) and a rather cheap and nasty ¼” drive socket set missing the ...

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Finally My Dream Woodshop Is Done

04-07-2015 06:24 PM by hoss12992 | 45 comments »

Finally have my new dream shop built now. The inside is a blank canvas, but wont be for long. 27 years ago, my 1st shop was a 7’ x 11’ old smoke house. About 12 years ago we built the old shop which is a 15’ x 28’ which not only served as my wood shop but also everybody’s storage area. This shop was nothing special, but it has served us well, as we knew we would always build another shop along with a new house on the backside of the farm. The past 4 years, we hav...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1530: Spring?

04-06-2015 11:55 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

We've had a couple of busy days and there are busy days ahead as well. Part of me feels like I am on vacation, as it is going to still be a couple of days until I will be able to 'work' again. We had a wonderful holiday, with a great day and meal on Saturday with our family on Keith's side. It was good to get out for the day, although I was a little worried about Richard our cat. He wasn't doing well on the antibiotic that he was prescribed earlier in the week. While ...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1529: Cute as a Bug

04-03-2015 01:05 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 13 comments »

I often write about a place in my mind where I see very vivid visions of projects that I want to design. While it may sound strange to you all, it honestly is the truth and truly exists. This is the reason that I wake up so excited most mornings!  I can't wait to start each day and one by one bring each of these projects to 'life'. While I know it isn't always possible, I WISH you all could see the hundreds (yes – HUNDREDS) of spectacular things that I have pla...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1528: Progress

04-02-2015 12:02 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

It is another beautiful and sunny morning here on the bank of the Meteghan river. The air is calm and there isn't a cloud in the sky. Little by little the huge piles of snow is receding and we are able to see brownish patches of what promises to be green grass.  Spring is definitely on its way. It has been a long winter for us here in Nova Scotia. As with many other parts of the world, we seemed to have our fill of ice and snow. The past several years we have had mild winters, a...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1527: So Much Inspiration

04-01-2015 12:50 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

I often feel as if I over use the word  "inspiration." It seems like every other day, I am inspired by something. I guess it is because after living a life of creating, we train ourselves to look at things differently than most people do. I can look at the sky and wonder which DecoArt Americana paint colors I would use if I were to paint it. I look at the architecture of an old building or an iron fence and think of ways I could replicate that pattern in a scroll saw project, a...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1526: Getting Through the Day

03-31-2015 12:03 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

I always try to write about interesting things that happen throughout my day. It seems that people like to see what it entails to run a small business from home these days. So many of my readers have or or thinking of beginning their own business with their crafts and I thought it would be helpful to them to see that it isn't just days upon days of drawing, painting, doing woodworking and going to the bank to deposit money. There is LOTS of things in between that may not be as fun and rom...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1525: Art Play Date 2015 Kicking Off

03-30-2015 11:59 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 2 comments »

I had a really busy and productive weekend. On Saturday, we got another couple of inches of SNOW, much to my dismay. Even though I love winter, I must admit that it is getting a bit tiresome and I am looking very much to the upcoming spring again. I miss being able to walk in the woods or go to the beach. I also am very anxious to have my car back. I won't do that until the roads are fully clear. I am not really one to complain though. Especially about things like the weather, which ...

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Wooden Bowl #1: Custom Wooden Bowls

03-27-2015 12:46 PM by mahadevwood | 1 comment »

We have designed unique and innovative Custom Wooden Bowls according to required size, shape and designs, which are huge hit in the market because they’re first of their kind product. Our Handcrafted Wooden Bowls can be designed as per needs and requirements of the customers like Soup Bowls with handle, Spices bowls, large bowls with lid.

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