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Materials

We are all familiar with the climate in Canada, but if you aren’t – from our lowest temperatures in January to our highest in July the temperature varies 32 degrees celcius on average. (in Farenheit, that’s from the 90’s to 20 below zero). Huge swings. We don’t leave things we like outdoors for very long – punishing weather extremes will drastically affect anything not designed to withstand them. One of the first conversations I have …[Read More]

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Aluminum

If you did a site search of my website, you would find the most common word on it is aluminum. It is my favourite material by a long margin. It is soft, light, durable, easy to work, easy to machine with and polishes well. It has limitations – the biggest being you cannot easily and seamlessly weld it. But this drawback is one of the many things that perversely, draw me toward it. I like …[Read More]