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reclaimed cedar gates

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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Bluenose Schooner driveway gate project

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

The Bluenose Schooner entrance project includes driveway gates and a pedestrian gate, all made of reclaimed and locally salvaged red cedar driftwood.  The client is a boat captan who lives on Schooner Way, here on Pender Island.  He naturally wanted me to carve the iconic Canadian Bluenose Schooner (as you will see on the dime)…

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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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Maryland Gate

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

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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Stranan Gates

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

Here is a close up of the hand split red cedar saloon style gates and arbour entering the Stranan property. The gates are all made with mortise and tenon joinery with pegs.  Notice all the posts are up off the ground on saddles.

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