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Rose Trellis

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

A free standing trellis for a climbing rose made from reclaimed, hand split red cedar.  This trellis has been installed using a metal saddle imbedded into concrete to keep the supporting post dry throughout the winter.

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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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Laughing Tree Cedar Sculpture

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

SOLD~ This red cedar sculpture of a tree ended up having a smiling face on one side!  A result of the relatively unplanned carving process, the Laughing Tree came to life towards the end of the shaping of the boughs due to a small soft area that needed to be removed.  The base of the…

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Fire Dance II

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

SOLD~ A free form sculpture made from salvaged red cedar and finished with a natural oil finish.  Curves and twists have a muscle-like quality and the glow of the oranges and reds with deeper shades of dark brown evoke a fiery feel.

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Paw Print Sign

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

A custom address sign for clients who love their animals~ a cat and a dog that are good friends find their way together across the face of this hand split cedar sign.  Reclaimed red cedar, hand split and sealed with a natural cedar finish.

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Four red cedar frames

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

Local artist Celine Wilde had four red cedar frames made for her collection of enchanting portraits!  Read more to see the other paintings…

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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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