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Cedar Stool
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This cedar stool was a fun project for a local couple here on Pender custom red cedar stool by thujawoodart Island.  They had approached me wanting a cedar stool to…

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Privacy screen / cedar gates project
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I was lucky to be asked to contribute a privacy screen/ cedar gates to this new bed and breakfast project.  The Salmonberry Inn is located on South Pender Island and…

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Stainless Steel Latches
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I have been working with metalsmith Callum McKay on Pender Island to design and build these new sprung latches for my projects.  These new designs are essentially the same design…

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Small redcedar table with recycled glass top
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This was a combined project with my friends Kees Schaddelee and Des Carpenter, owners of a Victoria business ‘Vittrium’.  Vittrium make and install countertops made from 80% recycled glass called…

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Saaritalo Sign
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Here is another sign that I made for a client on Pender Island.  The word SAARITALO is Finnish, and translates to ‘Island House’.  The clients have lots of native Arbutus…

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Driftwood Sculptures
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This summer I had the opportunity to experiment for the first time with doing some sculptures from the old growth red cedar driftwood I salvage.  I really enjoyed this and…

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Stone Patio and Fire Pit
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This stone patio with stairs and a fire pit was constructed in a flat area that previously hosted an old cabin.  This project is all made from sandstone placed on…

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Bowen Bench
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A bench for Bowen Island- This is a custom commissioned 5′ bench made from salvaged old growth red cedar.  Made with mortise and tenon joinery with hardwood pegs.  I split…

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Tracy’s Gate
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This is a funky gate I made for a friend from hand split salvaged red cedar.  She does amazing stained glass work and is currently working on my Bowen gates…

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Hand split Asian Gong Arbour
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I had a fun time making this torii gate and gong stand.   The design of the stand is based on the traditional Japanese torii gate, with a large top beam…

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Six foot Bench
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This is a custom ordered cedar bench I recently made for a client here on Pender Island.  It is 6′ long, and made all from salvaged old growth red cedar…

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Colorado gates
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These hand split cedar gates double as a vehicle access and as a pedestrian entrance.  A good example of what can be shipped and reassembled, these double gates and arbour…

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Torii Gate with Bell
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This project was commissioned by a client all the way across Canada in Nova Scotia.  The client had acquired a beautiful custom made bell that hangs from an elaborate metal…

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Nighthawk Hill Sign
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This handsplit cedar sign was built for a property called Nighthawk Hill with a conservation covenant recently placed on it.  It is a lovely property on Pender Island with a…

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Drystack stone retaining wall
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prepping for drystack stone retaining wall This was a fun project building a short retaining wall for wonderful new cabin on South Pender Island.  I used all local sandstone, which…

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