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reclaimed cedar fence

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 with chairs in the past.   The property is lovely and on the water. To enclose the inner yard the clients wanted a section of artistic fencing going between the main house and the studio/garage.  There was already a covered roof over a walk way between…

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Turner Fence
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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 along the fence.   

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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 property line to the neighbours driveway and define a patch of forest in the corner of his property.  The fence is built to match the original fencing, all handsplit red cedar from salvaged driftwood.  The extension steps down and back up again into the corner…

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Fleming Fence Project
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Over the winter this year I built a nice custom fence for my neighbours parents here on Pender Island.  The Fleming fence project consists of a 100 foot long custom hand split red cedar fence, with 2 four post arbours and gates in the fence, and a 2 post arbour with a gate as a separate entrance to the street.  The fence posts are all mounted on metal saddles laid in cement underground.  I always…

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Mudie Entrance Project
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A Unique Hand Split Red Cedar Fence and Gates To keep me out of trouble this winter, I spent my time building a wonderful entrance and fencing project for the Mudie’s here on Pender Island.  As always, my favorite wood to work with is reclaimed red cedar.  I salvage the wood and split it by hand into bolts that I can transport back to my workshop.  Once at my shop I can decide what the…

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