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handsplit cedar

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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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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Japanese Character House Sign
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Traditional Japanese characters for family name carved and painted onto handsplit red cedar sign with cedar frame from salvaged cedar which has turned blackish.  Made to hang on the wall…

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Hand Split Cedar Roof Shakes
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Being a splitter of cedar by trade, Colin naturally decided to split all his own shakes for the roof of his new workshop by hand.  Having many piles of cedar…

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Stranan Entrance Gates
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After completing the fencing section of the project last year, the Stranan’s asked me to add a hand split red cedar entrance with double gates under a curved arbour this…

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Towler garden project
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Here on Pender Island, BC we have some lovely gardens.  This project was aimed at enhancing a nice garden with a bench (for rest and relaxation), and two rose arbours…

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Handsplit Cedar Driveway Gate Project
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This project was an exciting collaboration with George Hudson, a fantastic local metalsmith.  I designed the woodworking for the gates to allow the handsplit redcedar to be joined with mortise…

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