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mortise and tenon joinery

Hope Bay Gates

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This is a set of driveway gates that are meant mostly for walking traffic, but allows access for delivery vehicles by opening both gates.   Naturally curved cedar adds a beautiful and graceful design element.  Hand split, salvaged red cedar, with mortise and tenon joinery.

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Turner Entrance Project

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

This winter I was asked to do an entrance gate and fencing project on Salt Spring Island at the same residence where I have built a bench, and dining table with chairs in the past.   The property is lovely and on the water. To enclose the inner yard the clients wanted a section of artistic…

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Rosemarkie Cedar Address Sign

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Cowan Coffee Table

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Magic Lake Gate

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Bamboo Garden Entrance

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Bamboo Garden Gate

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Red Cedar Chair

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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Dining Set

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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

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Old growth cedar dining table

150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

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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