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hand split cedar arbour

Rose Trellis

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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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Japanese Fence Bamboo Garden Project

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This winter I had the opportunity to build a very unique fencing project on Pender Island.  A new client had planted a bamboo grove on their forest property but was having issues with the deer eating the young bamboo (which they normally do not eat) so called me to talk about fencing the grove.  We…

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Bamboo Garden Entrance

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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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Pondside Arbour

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A small deck beside the pond is enhanced by this arbour, which will eventually support a grape vine to create shade and an intimate place for relaxing.  Hand split, reclaimed cedar posts and rails are left rough to show off the natural curves and unique shapes of the wood.    

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