Junior Ikea carpenter

I’ve joked for years about being an Ikea carpenter. Part of this is of course because Philip is an award-winning carpenter. My talent seems to lie in assembling, not creating. Philip’s talent in this area seems endless… Jason and I are somewhere on the other end of the spectrum. Which is strange when you think…

Where did all the wood chips go?

Wendy and I were driving to work and just ahead of us was a truck pulling a wood chipper.  Now this is not an unusual sight around Toronto these days.  Every since our ice storm we have had piles of branches stacked by the side of the road.  Slowly the piles have disappeared but considering…

Like father like son

Unlike our youngest son Phil, a very talented and gifted carpenter, I’ve never been a talented wood worker…building shelves in the garage is my great accomplishment.  I am however a renowned “Ikea carpenter” …I do know how to put particle board together!  This post from Philip would seem to indicate that he’s on his way…