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hand split red cedar sign  // Posts tagged as "hand split red cedar sign"

06 Feb Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Storm’s End Address Sign

Storm’s End Address Sign

Storm’s End Address Sign

If you were visiting Pender Island and eventually found your way to Storm Cresent you would find a short dead end road with a few water front houses at the end.  One of them is called ‘Storms End’, a witty pun on both the name of the road and the exposure to winters wrath.  I […]

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17 Sep Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Saaritalo Sign

Saaritalo Sign

Saaritalo Sign

An address sign made to fit in with our local arbutus habitat region- striking red’s and oranges, curving lines, and twisting branches.  Hand split red cedar adorned with arbutus branches, mounted on flat stones and rebar supports.

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29 Jul Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Nighthawk Hill Sign

Nighthawk Hill Sign

Nighthawk Hill Sign

A Conservation Covenant sign for a Pender property named Nighthawk Hill.  Red Cedar, hand split and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery, and hand carved and painted lettering and image.

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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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03 Sep Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on California Quail Sign

California Quail Sign

California Quail Sign

This sign project was fun.   I used some nice curvy red cedar for the posts and cap.  The sign is two pieces of cedar bookended to create a dark to light to dark effect that draws your eyes straight to the sign with the address and picture.  The client lives in Northern California and requested […]

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19 Sep Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Cattail Address Sign

Cattail Address Sign

Cattail Address Sign

Hand split red cedar address sign with mortise and tenon joinery.  Address and cattail image carved and painted.

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15 Nov Posted by in Signs | Comments Off on Garry Oak Conservation Covenant Sign

Garry Oak Conservation Covenant Sign

Garry Oak Conservation Covenant Sign

This sign is made from reclaimed red cedar driftwood.  All hand split, with mortise and tenon joinery.  The lettering is carved into the wood, then painted with a high end sign paint.  Each post has rebar drilled and hammered into it from the bottom, I then drilled holes in a couple rocks to act as […]

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15 Nov Posted by in Signs | Comments Off on Garry Oak Covenant Sign

Garry Oak Covenant Sign

Garry Oak Covenant Sign

A close up detail of the lettering, carved and painted black.

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15 Nov Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Rose family covenant sign

Rose family covenant sign

Rose family covenant sign

This is another wonderful project done with our local Conservancy, and the Nancy Waxler Morrison Fund.  I have been making covenant signs here on Pender Island for 5 years now and each one is unique in its own way.  The Rose family have protected part of their property under a land covenant they called Garry […]

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14 Jul Posted by in Portfolio, Signs | Comments Off on Welcome Address Sign detail

Welcome Address Sign detail

Welcome Address Sign detail

A closer look at the sign detail. Carved and painting with high end sign paint, note the bookmatched boards the lettering is on.

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