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Colin Hamilton

Fairy King Frame

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This painting was done by a neighbour, Celine Wilde, after she saw the Fairy King Throne.  She wanted a frame to go with it, and after that we decided that we needed to buy it from her!  Thanks Celine!

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Hand Forged Cane Bolt

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This hand forged cane bolt made by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks is for a double pedestrian gate, keeping one gate securely closed unless the extra space is needed for a wheelbarrow or other gardening tools.  The cane bolt is lifted and rested in the metal piece above.

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Hand Forged Gate Hinges

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

    These hand forged gate hinges were made by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks.  A set of four fits the two saloon style pedestrian gates of this project.  

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Hand Forged Sprung Latch

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This sprung latch was hand forged by Justin Urbantas of Meska Ironworks, following the design of all my custom sprung latches.    

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Bamboo Garden Fence

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This fence enclosure is built to hold a future bamboo garden within a west coast forest.  The fence panels are constructed with salvaged red cedar grapestake pickets with 1 inch bamboo in a wide spacing to allow for visual openness between the forest and the bamboo plants.  The back section of the fence is more…

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Bamboo Garden Fence

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This fence enclosure is built to hold a future bamboo garden within a west coast forest.  The fence panels are constructed with salvaged red cedar grapestake pickets with 1 inch bamboo in a wide spacing to allow for visual openness between the forest and the bamboo plants.  The back section of the fence is more…

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Bamboo Garden Fence

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

The fence enclosure is built to hold a future bamboo garden within a west coast forest.  The fence panels are constructed with salvaged red cedar grapestake pickets with 1 inch bamboo in a wide spacing to allow for visual openness between the forest and the bamboo plants.  The back section of the fence is more…

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Bamboo Garden Entrance

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This entrance way opens into a future bamboo garden in a secluded west coast forest.  The arbour was designed to reflect a traditional Japanese style, with a large 4″ in diameter piece of bamboo sitting just below the top piece.  All wood is salvaged red cedar, and has been hand split to allow for the natural curves…

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Bamboo Garden Gate

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

These double pedestrian gates open into a future bamboo grove in a secluded forest.  Made from hand split cedar reclaimed from beaches, and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery.  These gates reflect the pattern of cedar pickets and bamboo that continues throughout the whole fencing project.

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Reclaimed cedar dining set

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

Cedar is an amazing wood, and so versatile.  I have made many things over the years, but never a full indoor dining set.  Usually I make my furniture a little heavier as it is most often used as outdoor furniture.  This dining set was made to be inside, so I tried to keep the scale…

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