LumberJocks

bushmaster

  • Advertise with us
View bushmaster's:homeworkshopprojects (172)blog (9)reviews (0)forum topics (3)buddies (118)favorites (278)activity logWatch

4180 posts in 3736 days

Location: South Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada
Website:

I grew up on a farm in the north Okanogan valley of British Columbia Canada, learning and loving a practical way of life. I excelled in shop classes in high school and made up my mind to become an Industrial Arts teacher. I graduated from Andrews University in Michigan and soon afterwards found a job in a small town in northern British Columbia and married a girl I met at school from Iowa. Shortly there after I purchased a 40 acres with a nice creek flowing through it. We loved the unspoiled outdoors and the magnificent mountains. I set about developing this property like I was homesteading, built a sawmill from scrap parts, cutting lumber for building from spruce and cedar, birch for furniture and wood projects. I do everything from solid birch as the wood is free, plywood only if needed.
For many years I used the school shop for my projects but now that I am retired I built up a nice collection of tools including a metal lathe and milling machine. I make most anything. Have enjoyed seeing the home made tools and machines on this site as well as the craftsmanship of the many projects.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

Latest Activity | view all »

commented on How do you say THANK YOU to a very generous bloke - A SURPRISE TOY! 05-14-2022 04:15 PM
commented on Slide Whistles 05-09-2022 02:10 AM
commented on More Horseshoe Door Knockers 05-08-2022 05:32 PM
commented on A home for the Spoked Wheels I made earlier 05-08-2022 05:29 PM
commented on Spoked wheels using Bushmaster's jig 04-28-2022 07:59 PM
commented on John Deer 1910 04-13-2022 02:53 AM
commented on Oven Squirrels 04-13-2022 02:52 AM
commented on High track dozer 04-13-2022 02:48 AM
commented on High track dozer 04-13-2022 02:48 AM
commented on Block to blank to boot. 04-13-2022 02:46 AM
commented on Surprise, I made a BOX 04-13-2022 02:44 AM
commented on Ford HotRod C-Cab T-Bucket for SuperTee Fund Raiser 03-21-2022 03:57 PM
commented on Two Hickory Bowls 03-11-2022 05:45 PM
commented on Laminated Goblet 02-22-2022 02:50 AM
commented on Hot Rod FORDS #25: The C-Cab Delivery Van is pretty well finished! 02-01-2022 05:57 PM

Latest Projects | view all 172 »

Latest Blog Entries | view all 9 »


Grab widget

8 comments so far

View surfin2's profile

surfin2

51274 posts in 4589 days


#1 posted 02-25-2012 03:21 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

118322 posts in 5031 days


#2 posted 02-25-2012 03:34 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos

View SnowyRiver's profile

SnowyRiver

51457 posts in 4934 days


#3 posted 02-25-2012 04:57 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

View Max's profile

Max

55998 posts in 5727 days


#4 posted 02-26-2012 05:24 AM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

View ralbuck's profile

ralbuck

6807 posts in 3720 days


#5 posted 01-08-2014 05:26 PM

Just another one for my hero list!

I envy the 40 acres and shop—- Urban and comfortable are nice! BUT SO LIMITING!

Both physically and imaginative!

One of the most versatile men I ever knew had only an 8th grade diploma! He could talk intelligently on any subject except SPORTS! He could ifx ANYTHING! Yes, I mean anything! He had no time for TV or such! Too busy making/fixing etc. He had ND licenses as Plumber- Electrician—Contractors and Pilot!

Your description of your way reminded me of him.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

View ciarax11's profile

ciarax11

507 posts in 2191 days


#6 posted 05-20-2016 03:31 AM

-- Spammer in the process of being removed.

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

32122 posts in 4320 days


#7 posted 02-07-2017 01:58 PM

Wow! Brian, you really do some beautiful work. I have been glancing over your projects. You exhibit a lot of craftsmanship, design, and determination in your work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

View Tucker Grose's profile

Tucker Grose

29 posts in 1267 days


#8 posted 11-30-2018 12:30 AM

Hi Brian,
Can you call or text me on my cell. I have a question for you. I can’t seem to find your phone number anywhere.
Thanks,
Tucker
Wild Rose Bows
587-583-5350

-- Tucker - Hazelton, BC, Canada

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com