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cedar sign  // Posts tagged as "cedar sign"

06 Dec Posted by in Blog | Comments

Rosemarkie Cedar Address Sign

Rosemarkie Cedar Address Sign

I am just so grateful for all the excellent and fun projects I regularly get commissioned to design and build.  This is one of the latest projects, an address sign here on Pender Island.  The sign is a little bigger than some others I have done to accommodate the large embossed carving that is based […]

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09 Nov Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Library Sign

Library Sign

Library Sign

This is a great project I was asked to bid on for our local Library which needed a new sign.  They wanted something large to be easily read, but also with a roof and style that fits in with the surrounding nature of the spot.  I designed this sign which is 8′ tall with the […]

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10 Feb Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Ascension Sign

Ascension Sign

Ascension Sign

Ascension sign- Here is a sign I recently carved for a new business, Ascension Room, a space providing Holistic Health and Wellness for community members and visitors on Pender Island, BC.  The sign is a replication of the business logo- a leafy stem gently bending to create a ying yang design in a circular space.  The […]

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18 Jan Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Ascension sign

Ascension sign

Ascension sign

A simple cedar sign for a local business made to replicate the business logo.  This green stained yin yang based symbol hangs outside a wellness studio, and is carved on both sides.  

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21 Jul Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Nighthawk Hill Sign

Nighthawk Hill Sign

Nighthawk Hill Sign

This handsplit cedar sign was built for a property called Nighthawk Hill with a conservation covenant recently placed on it.  It is a lovely property on Pender Island with a wonderful hybrid cob and strawbale house and beautiful gardens on an acreage.    The sign is made from old growth red cedar that I salvaged from […]

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07 Feb Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Japanese Character Sign

Japanese Character Sign

Japanese Character Sign

Hand split red cedar address sign.  Using the Japanese torii gate style, with Japanese characters for ‘Welcome’ carved and painted on.  Made from salvaged old growth red cedar, with traditional mortise and tenon joinery.  

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07 Feb Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Japanese Character House Sign

Japanese Character House Sign

Japanese Character House Sign

Traditional Japanese characters for family name carved and painted onto handsplit red cedar sign with cedar frame from salvaged cedar which has turned blackish.  Made to hang on the wall beside the home entrance.

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03 Sep Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Cattail Address Sign

Cattail Address Sign

Cattail Address Sign

Another address sign I made recently… This sign borrows the rustic torii gate style to get its main shape.  It is made all from salvaged red cedar driftwood that I split by hand.  This gives it that nice texture that you see in split roof shakes.  The joints are all mortise and tenon with wood […]

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