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Quadra Gates
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Quadra Island is a beautiful place.  I go there often to visit friends and salvage driftwood on the beaches that are piled with logs (which all come from the logging…

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Conservancy Sign
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The Pender Island Conservancy asked me to make them a business sign for their new storefront and educational space recently opened at Hope Bay, here on Pender Island.   They also…

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New Garden Enclosure
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This fun little project was for some amazing friends of mine, guitarist Adam Dobres and his wife, artist Elspeth McLean.  They wanted to enclose a small space in the yard…

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Neighbouring Fence and Driveway Gates
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Here are some great neighbours!  One neighbour wanted a nice entrance set of driveway gates and pedestrian gate, and as I built and installed these the neighbour next door decided…

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Hope Bay Driveway and Garden Gates
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This was a great project here on Pender Island where I was able to make some non-symmetrical gates.  The clients have a small permaculture farm and had recently fenced the…

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Pender Welcome Sign
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Welcome to Pender!  This was a fun collaborative sign project I was hired to do with another Pender artist Sharron Cuthbertson (Sign Artistry) by the Pender Island Chamber of Commerce. …

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Schooner Sign
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This custom address sign is the last feature in a larger entrance project on Schooner Road, here on Pender Island.  A couple of years ago I made hand split red…

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Gallery Sign
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I have been volunteering and working with Ptarmigan Arts for over 10 years, on the board of directors, as the volunteer Tech director, doing sound for gigs and even playing…

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Two Memorial Benches
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Over the last year I had the honour of being asked to make 2 memorial benches for David and Isabel Spalding, long time Pender residents who both passed away within…

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Sustainability
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What is reclaimed cedar? In an effort to reduce our environmental impact and support sustainablity, Thuja Wood Art uses all salvaged, reclaimed, or recycled wood mostly from beach driftwood, and occasionally…

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Turner Entrance Project
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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…

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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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