Garden Gates

Turner Gate

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A pedestrian gate made from hand split, salvaged red cedar.  This 5 foot gate is part of a longer fence that encloses a covered walkway.  Thin cedar strips are a continuation of the design in the rest of the fence.

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Split Cedar Gate

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

This is a simple split cedar ‘Z’ style garden gate, with a curved top and a little circular window cut into it.  Hand split, locally salvaged red cedar.

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Turner Gates

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

A small pedestrian gate with a fence that encloses a covered walkway.  Hand split, reclaimed red cedar.  Thin cedar strips are a continuation of the design from the rest of the fence.

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Bowen pedestrian gate

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

This is a pedestrian gate that was part of a larger project, involving two other local artists.  Tracy Calvert made the stained glass panel, and Callum McKay made the stainless steel frame.  The gate is constructed using reclaimed red cedar, with mortise and tenon joinery.

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Bluenose Gates

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

A hand split cedar pedestrian gate with an arbour as part of a driveway set.  A solid design made of salvaged cedar is given a creative flair with a carved design of a west coast landscape.  The arbour over the top of the gate has the carved address in a piece of unsplit cedar driftwood.

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Magic Lake Gate

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

This is a new hand split gate for a client who had some fencing built a few years ago, and wanted to upgrade the old gate to one which would match the style of fence.  Made from reclaimed red cedar and constructed with mortise and tenon joinery, this gate has been left without a finish,…

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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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Maryland Gate

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

This hand split cedar pedestrian gate adds an entrance way to the front of the house, separating the space from the car port.  The copper and rolled iron decorative metal work was inspired by a previous custom gate.

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Herb Garden Fence

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

Here is a small enclosure for an herb garden, accessible from the existing deck of the house.  All the wood is salvaged cedar split by hand, with posts set on saddles to protect the wood from moisture.  The pickets are spaced lightly, topped by a curving line under the uppermost rail.  The back side of…

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