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25 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

This is new hand split cedar bench I made for a client on Salt Spring Island this summer.  It was commissioned to sit in a special garden in memory of a loved one.  I love these projects.  They mean so much to me and the clients.  Its very satisfying to create something that will help […]

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17 Oct Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Portfolio | Comments Off on Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

Cedar Bench

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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24 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Pearson Memorial Bench

Pearson Memorial Bench

Pearson Memorial Bench

I was recently commissioned to build a memorial bench for a couple who were heavily involved in the building of our local community hall on Pender Island.   This bench, like all of my work, is made from all salvaged and reclaimed red cedar driftwood that I split by hand.  I like to leave sections of the […]

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18 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Swinging Bench

Swinging Bench

Swinging Bench

I have wanted to build a swinging bench for many years,  having always loved the feeling of the gentle movement.  I had even already contemplated many different designs for a bench with a little roof over it. This year I finally got a commission from a client to build a swinging bench and throughly enjoyed […]

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18 Jun Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Portfolio, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Pearson Memorial Bench

Pearson Memorial Bench

Pearson Memorial Bench

This bench was commisioned as a memorial bench for a local couple who contributed to the building of the community hall.  Made from locally salvaged red cedar, hand split and constructed with mortise and tenon joinery.  The engraving was hand drawn and carved, then painted using high quality sign paint.  

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25 Aug Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Six foot Bench

Six foot Bench

Six foot Bench

This is a custom ordered cedar bench I recently made for a client here on Pender Island.  It is 6′ long, and made all from salvaged old growth red cedar driftwood.  I used all mortise and tenon joinery with an exterior glue to help it last outside.  Cedar is so colourful, and you can see […]

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10 Dec Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Portfolio | Comments Off on Driftwood Bench

Driftwood Bench

Driftwood Bench

A hand split cedar bench using one single piece of naturally shaped cedar as the back rest.  A roomy length of six feet fit a company of three or four folks comfortably.

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19 Sep Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Pender Car Stop Benches

Pender Car Stop Benches

Pender Car Stop Benches

I had the great pleasure of being asked this summer to build a series of hand split red cedar benches for some of the most used local car stops on Pender Island.  The idea of car stops will most likely seem new to you, as it fairly new to us here on Pender Island.   A […]

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07 Jun Posted by in Benches, Furniture | Comments Off on Towler bench detail

Towler bench detail

Towler bench detail

Here is a detail of the armrest and post on this split cedar bench.  Notice the coloration in the cedar, and the knot hole in the top of the post.  All the joinery is done by hand.

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07 Jun Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Portfolio | Comments Off on Towler Bench

Towler Bench

Towler Bench

Hand split red cedar bench that is 5′ long made from reclaimed driftwood.

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