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Thuja  // Posts published by Thuja

13 Jun Posted by in Blog | Comments Off

Cob Building Workshop

Cob Building Workshop

COME COB WITH US! BUILDING A NEW WOODWORKING SHOP FOR THUJA WOOD ART  Come and build a cob workshop with us!  This summer we are offering an opportunity for learning about building with cobwhile constructing a woodworking shop on Pender Island.  Built onto a stone foundation, we will move through the process of mixing cob […]

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10 Oct Posted by in Fences, Latest Work, Split Rail Fences | Comments Off

Hand split cedar rail fence with double gates

Hand split cedar rail fence with double gates

This view shows the path down to the beach lined with a split rail snake fence on the rocks and double gates at the bottom, just steps from the ocean…

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10 Oct Posted by in Birdhouses, Latest Work, Other cool stuff! | Comments Off

Birdhouse 3

Birdhouse 3

Here is another fun birdhouse made from scraps of bigger furniture and fencing projects!

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10 Oct Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Latest Work | Comments Off

Vasilev Pedestrian Gate

Vasilev Pedestrian Gate

Here is the matching pedestrian gate off to the right of the main driveway gates nestled in between the large old stone columns.

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10 Oct Posted by in Hinges and Latches, Latest Work | Comments Off

simple sprung latch

simple sprung latch

This is a simple design that works the best with heavy gates, a sprung latch which you push down on to pull the bar out of the catch.  Custom made by George Hudson on Pender Island, BC.

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10 Oct Posted by in Cedar Grapestake Fences, Fences, Latest Work | Comments Off

All hand split cedar picket fence

All hand split cedar picket fence

another view from the road side of this all hand split red cedar picket style fence.

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10 Oct Posted by in Cedar Grapestake Fences, Fences, Latest Work | Comments Off

Hand split cedar fencing with gate and arbour

Hand split cedar fencing with gate and arbour

This picture shows the main entry gate with funky arbour from driftwood, and fencing made all from hand split red cedar.

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10 Oct Posted by in Cedar Grapestake Fences, Fences, Latest Work | Comments Off

Hand split cedar picket fence

Hand split cedar picket fence

This fence is made entirely from hand split red cedar salvaged from local beach.  Notice the posts are on saddles keeping them up off the ground so they dont rot.

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27 Jul Posted by in Blog, Featured | Comments Off

Pender Island Handsplit Red Cedar Driveway Gate Project

Pender Island Handsplit Red Cedar Driveway Gate Project

Thuja Wood Art uses salvaged Red Cedar to build custom driveway gates and entrance. This project was an exciting collaboration with George Hudson, a fantastic local metalsmith.  I designed the woodworking for the gates to allow the handsplit redcedar to be joined with mortise and tenon joinery, then pegged with hardwood.  Then together George and […]

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27 Jul Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Portfolio | Comments Off

Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

An Arts & Crafts inspired 6 foot bench of hand-split red cedar. All mortise and tenon construction. An Arts & Crafts inspired 6 foot bench of hand-split red cedar. All mortise and tenon construction.

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