Bud Vases, weed pots or whatever you wish to call them are great introductory woodturning projects. They are small easy to make and allow a variety of techniques to developed.
A simple bowl from simple materials. The finished dimensions of this project are usually just under six inches in diameter and about an inch and a half in height. Great beginner bowl but open to an incredible amount of artistic interpretation.
Woodturning is an ancient art. Construction lumber is among the least expensive solid wood per board foot available. Spruce is not the best wood for turning but good results can be achieved and this article will show the basics.
Putting a finish on hair sticks, crochet hooks and other items can be a challenge. This is the solution I came up with to hold them while I apply the finish and then hang them up to dry.
Hair sticks are one of the oldest fashion accessories known to humankind. They are easy to make and easy to use.
Paid forum content writing is where I started my freelance work. It can pay, if you do it right. Read on and I'll show you the ropes.
Books and courses whether free or paid for do you no good collecting dust on a shelf or occupying space in your hard drive. Here's how to make the most of self-study programs.
This is a collection of random humorous articles and stories I've written over the years. They don't fit any related work so here they are as a pot pourri of funny.
Trouble times three. They were bullying some of the members of our team in the call centre. I got tired of it.
More stories from my call centre experience. Some of them recovered from another website and others freshly remembered. Hope readers enjoy these as much as "Conversations With Customer Service.
He was past retirement, working with his son making a small cabinet shop profitable. One of the most unusual and at times entertaining individuals I ever worked with.
More than a decade as a call centre customer service representative has left me with mental scars but there were a lot of funny moments as well.
A relentless wave rolls up the Petitcodiac river everyday when the tide comes in. It was a 60km free canoe ride for the local native population and early european settlers.
Living in both parts of a bilingual country married to a French Canadian girl has led to a number of amusing moments. Here's my best of the best.
An old novel, a historic fort, reenacting a failed assault, we enjoyed an afternoon full of entertainment and learning.
Amazing birds! And to think that this adventure started with finding an injured pigeon in our yard. Capturing a lost racing pigeon was icing on the cake.
Most bats are beneficial, but in North America they are in grave danger. Here in New Brunswick bat populations have been reduced drastically already and we are paying a price.
Discovering an artifact from a real shipwreck is an incredible experience for anyone, even if it wasn't the Titanic or a Spanish galleon. It all started as a hike learning about local rocks.
Family outings and activities are a terrific opportunity to educate our children and broaden their lives. This moose skull proved to be an interesting, fun and educational lesson.
I stumbled across this homesteader camp. A neighbor told me the story. My wife and I surveyed this dreary sad place and wondered what all went wrong.