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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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Bluenose Gates

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

Hand split, salvaged red cedar gates make for a solid set of driveway gates with a pedestrian gate on the side.  An enlarged carving of the Bluenose schooner adds a creative, local (and national) themed feature for this ocean side property.

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Cedar Fence

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

This cedar fence is made with salvaged hand split red cedar.  Thick and thin fence boards make for a solid design intended for privacy, and the curved pickets at the top with matching curved detail along the fence add an artistic element.  The posts are mounted on saddles embedded in concrete, keeping the posts off…

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Storm’s End sign

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

A hand split address sign made from salvaged western red cedar, and hand carved with a tree design that was requested by the clients.  Oiled and stained with a natural oil finish and installed on rocks with rebar.

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Jago Coffee Table

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

This small coffee table measures 2′ square and is made with hand split, salvaged red cedar.  Constructed using mortise and tenon joinery and finished with OSMO natural wood finish, this little table is the perfect size to hold books and mugs in a cozy living room.

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Rosemarkie Sign

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

This address sign features a pre-Celtic design requested by the clients.  It was decided that an embossed carving would be a more appropriate way of creating the various lines and curves of the design, and so when constructing the boards for the sign face, a thicker middle piece was selected to allow for the cutting…

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Cowan Coffee Table

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

A coffee table made from salvaged red cedar, hand split and consturcted with mortise and tenon joinery.  This table measures 3 feet long and 1/12 ‘ wide and has an low shelf underneath for books.  The natural curve of the split wood is uniquely accented in the legs, while the natural colour variation is displayed…

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Jago Coffee Table

640 480 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This was a fun little project for a local couple here on Pender Island.  They needed a small coffee table but also wanted something artistic.  So I used some very unique pieces of red cedar that I found which have amazing colour patterns for the top of the table and fun curved pieces for the…

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Cedar Bench

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

This cedar bench was commissioned to commemorate a loved one, hence the name ‘Vin’ was carved into the back rest.  Made from salvaged red cedar from the beaches of the BC coast, and constructed using mortise and tenon joinery, this bench now sits in a lovely garden setting.  The bench is finished with OSMO exterior…

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The Offering

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

A new collaborative piece with Lenka Suchanek, Way Of Lace~ “The Offering”. Lenka designs and creates images using metal wire, an ancient craft of lace work. In the Mandala, the energy radiates from the centre, which represent depths of the earth (stones and crystals) and the ocean (bamboo coral and shell). Three colours of water…

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