Category Archives: woodwork

Studio Construction: Lots of Action on the Job Site

Our back yard is a very busy place. A small digger is moving backfill soil around according to the landscape plan. The sheet metal workers are working at their benches. The insulation team has arrived with 2 truckloads of materials. Ron and lead carpenter Dave are having a meeting. Alpine Insulation has the contract to […]

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Studio Construction: Roof Beams

This is an exciting delivery – roof beams. They were designed by the engineer, Ritchie Smith of  Hoel Engineering and Contracting and constructed in a nearby factory. Another engineered product as the ‘greener’ option. Dave guides a bundle of beams as they are taken off the truck bed. Engineered roof beams have lots of advantages over lengths […]

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Sidney-by-the Sea: Art Happenings

Sidney-by-the-Sea is normally a busy place but over these next 2 weeks it will really be hopping with arts activities organised by the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula (CACSP). ArtSea Festival – Many Sidney shops are hosting 55 artists and their work. Here to see more details.  Sidney Fine Arts Show – It is […]

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Basilique Saint-Anne-de-Beaupre, Quebec

During Articulation’s study week in Quebec we visited many churches but this was my favourite. The Christian religion and the Bible are not big on acknowledging our natural environment.Saint Anne’s is different. The ceilings are covered in mosaics with small ecological motifs. I added more ‘Tree Of Life’ motifs to my collection. Unlike most Christian churches, […]

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SDA Conference – UTSA Graduates

With the conference being held in June we were in time to see a graduates’ exhibition at The University of Texas at San Antonio, in the Downtown Art Gallery. I liked William Billy George’s work. He studied at the Appalachian Centre for Crafts.I looked closely at the folded paper and saw stitched letters. I read the label. […]

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