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mortise and tenon joinery  // Posts tagged as "mortise and tenon joinery"

25 Oct Posted by in Furniture, Portfolio, Tables | Comments Off on Cowan Coffee Table

Cowan Coffee Table

Cowan Coffee Table

A coffee table made from salvaged red cedar, hand split and consturcted with mortise and tenon joinery.  This table measures 3 feet long and 1/12 ‘ wide and has an low shelf underneath for books.  The natural curve of the split wood is uniquely accented in the legs, while the natural colour variation is displayed […]

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13 Jul Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

Magic Lake Gate

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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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Garden Structures, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

Bamboo Garden Entrance

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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05 Apr Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

Bamboo Garden Gate

These double pedestrian gates open into a future bamboo grove in a secluded forest.  Made from hand split cedar reclaimed from beaches, and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery.  These gates reflect the pattern of cedar pickets and bamboo that continues throughout the whole fencing project.

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01 Mar Posted by in Chairs, Furniture, Portfolio | Comments Off on Red Cedar Chair

Red Cedar Chair

Red Cedar Chair

These two chairs with arm rests are a part of a dining set, which includes a table and four more chairs without arm rests.  The chairs are made entirely of salvaged red cedar, hand split and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery.  The seats are shaped with a subtle impression, and the whole chair is […]

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28 Feb Posted by in Furniture, Portfolio, Tables | Comments Off on Dining Set

Dining Set

Dining Set

A dining table and six chairs all made from salvaged red cedar, and assembled with mortise and tenon joinery.

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27 Oct Posted by in Blog | Comments Off on Old growth cedar dining table

Old growth cedar dining table

Old growth cedar dining table

This custom dining table project turned out fantastic.  The opportunity to build an indoor dining table using hand split cedar is not common, but fits the westcoast look of many homes here.   The table top pieces are from a reclaimed tree on Salt Spring Island which has amazing live edge and insect lines.  I […]

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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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06 Sep Posted by in Benches, Furniture, Garden Structures, Portfolio | Comments Off on Swinging Bench

Swinging Bench

Swinging Bench

A hand split cedar bench swings from this free standing structure, constructed with mortise and tenon joinery and sheltered with a cedar shake roof.  A few sections of naturally aged silver cedar on the back of the bench and the posts are highlighted with the smoothly finished and oiled frame and bench.  A single plane […]

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15 Aug Posted by in Garden Gates, Gates, Portfolio | Comments Off on Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

Maryland Gate

This hand split cedar pedestrian gate adds an entrance way to the front of the house, separating the space from the car port.  The copper and rolled iron decorative metal work was inspired by a previous custom gate.

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