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Colin Hamilton

Turner Gates
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A small pedestrian gate with a fence that encloses a covered walkway.  Hand split, reclaimed red cedar.  Thin cedar strips are a continuation of the design from the rest of…

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

A hand split cedar fence that encloses a covered walkway between two buildings is constructed using salvaged red cedar.  Thinner cedar strips are used to create crossing lines that curve…

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Bowen pedestrian gate
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This is a pedestrian gate that was part of a larger project, involving two other local artists.  Tracy Calvert made the stained glass panel, and Callum McKay made the stainless…

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Heartwood~ Do What You Love
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In the fall I was asked to be apart of a workshop on making a living, while doing what you love, which is art!  The workshop was presented by the…

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Handsplit cedar fence extension
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This little fence extension is part of a much larger fencing project I did a couple of years ago.  The owner decided to add 3 more sections to follow the…

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Bluenose Schooner driveway gate project
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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…

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Storm’s End Address Sign
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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…

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

These driveway gates are part of a large project involving two other local artists.  Tracy Calvert created the stained glass panels, and Callum McKay made the stainless steel frames for…

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Groundwork- Building with Cob Documentary
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Some time ago, I was asked if I would be willing to talk to a film crew who were making a four part short documentary series on various natural building,…

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

A hand split cedar pedestrian gate with an arbour as part of a driveway set.  A solid design made of salvaged cedar is given a creative flair with a carved…

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

Hand split, salvaged red cedar gates make for a solid set of driveway gates with a pedestrian gate on the side.  An enlarged carving of the Bluenose schooner adds a…

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Rosemarkie Cedar Address Sign
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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…

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

This cedar fence is made with salvaged hand split red cedar.  Thick and thin fence boards make for a solid design intended for privacy, and the curved pickets at the…

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Storm’s End sign
150 150 Thuja Wood Art - Reclaimed Cedar Furniture Wood Art Vancouver Victoria Gulf Islands British Columbia

A hand split address sign made from salvaged western red cedar, and hand carved with a tree design that was requested by the clients.  Oiled and stained with a natural…

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Cowan Coffee Table
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Another great project.  This one was made with love for friends on Salt Spring Island.  This is a custom coffee table – 4′ long, by 32″ wide and 16″ tall,…

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