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Tag: Woodworking

Meet the Makers: James Walt and Connie Yrjola

MEET THE MAKERS JAMES WALT AKA ‘GRUMPSY’ Quinte West’s James Walt has worked around wood most of his life, so those closest to him probably weren’t too surprised when he took up wood turning as a post retirement hobby. Even the grandson who gave him the nickname “Grumpsy”, the moniker by which the artist signs his pieces, likely didn’t bat an eye. A long career spent in the pulp and paper industry, mostly in a supervisory capacity, made any ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.