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This blog is about some of the electric tools that I use (I do most of my work with hand tools).  I discovered the Festool brand from Germany many years…

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Reclaimed cedar dining set
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Cedar is an amazing wood, and so versatile.  I have made many things over the years, but never a full indoor dining set.  Usually I make my furniture a little…

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Maryland Gate Project
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Inspired by an earlier pedestrian gate that I made, a client commissioned me to build a similar style of gate for her landscaping project in Maryland.  This gate is made…

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Kierans Fence Project
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This is a great fencing project on Pender Island.  156′ long, it follows the driveway from near the road down into the yard and along the side of the orchard.…

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Library Sign
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This is a great project I was asked to bid on for our local Library which needed a new sign.  They wanted something large to be easily read, but also…

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Herb Garden Fence
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This little fencing project was designed to create a usable space where it did not exist before on a steep rocky slope.  The client wanted to have a herb garden…

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Asian Gong Stand Torii Gate
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This client liked another torii gate with large gong that I made a few years ago for an art show (see small photo on right) and so commissioned me to make…

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Old growth cedar dining table
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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…

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Pond Arbour
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This project is one that I have built on my own land beside our swimming pond.  It sits on a deck that we built over a large water cistern where…

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Pearson Memorial Bench
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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…

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Swinging Bench
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I have wanted to build a swinging bench for many years,  having always loved the feeling of the gentle movement.  I had even already contemplated many different designs for a…

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Four Bedside Tables
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Two pairs of bedside tables- each one uniquely made from reclaimed hand split red cedar.  These little tables are all 18″ deep by 28″ tall, with the small ones 12″…

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Ascension Sign
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Ascension sign- Here is a sign I recently carved for a new business, Ascension Room, a space providing Holistic Health and Wellness for community members and visitors on Pender Island, BC.…

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Georgia Wynd Address sign
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  This address sign turned out very nicely with the curves leading into each other from the posts through the cap.  It is made from all reclaimed old growth red…

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K&N Bench
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This hand split cedar bench was designed to be a little more reclining for the relaxing enjoyment of the owners while they look out over the ocean view.  They also…

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