Building that Rustic Reclaimed Wood Bench

Thanks to buddy Doris that after a few weeks, the hunt for that bench to slide under my sister’s oak table is completed. We picked it up today and proud org berry rhubarb crumble dessert eaters on the new bench. Chris was the woodsmith in Strathcona who built the pine bench. It looks like fir or some kind of reclaimed knotted light softwood. (see Photo 3rd one down) Wanderlust on the Drive sells the reclaimed teak benches (2nd photo from top) for $795 without the 40% off sale. The nice lacquered wood bench from Thailand (see top photo) is asking … Continue reading Building that Rustic Reclaimed Wood Bench

June 13th – Meet the Makers

Doris invited a few of us to this Meet the Maker event in Strathcona which showcased a few of the innovative entrepreneurs to display their products and services. ¬†Yolks presented their Egg benedict special on stage while Velocar introduced his start as designing his own electric Porsche. ¬†What’s an expo without some free food or chai samples but some chose beer samples too. Our favs were the finely sliced kale caesar salad and buckwheat kale soba noodles with spicy chai tea. Of course, after the outing and saying farewell to our friends, Doris and myself had to visit another favorite … Continue reading June 13th – Meet the Makers