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13 Mar Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Turner Gate

Turner Gate

Turner Gate

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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07 Mar Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Split Cedar Gate

Split Cedar Gate

Split Cedar Gate

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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22 Feb Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Turner Gates

Turner Gates

Turner Gates

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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20 Feb Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bowen pedestrian gate

Bowen pedestrian gate

Bowen pedestrian gate

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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14 Dec Posted by in Garden Gates, Garden Structures, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

Bluenose Gates

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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13 Jul Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

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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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Garden Structures, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

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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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

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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15 Aug Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

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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10 May Posted by in Fences, Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Herb Garden Fence

Herb Garden Fence

Herb Garden Fence

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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