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reclaimed cedar

Swinging Bench
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A hand split cedar bench swings from this free standing structure, constructed with mortise and tenon joinery and sheltered with a cedar shake roof.  A few sections of naturally aged…

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Herb Garden Fence
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Here is a small enclosure for an herb garden, accessible from the existing deck of the house.  All the wood is salvaged cedar split by hand, with posts set on…

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K&N Bench
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Details of the back rest of this hand split cedar bench include a natural hole in the grain, and carved initials of the owners.  Coated with Cedar Seal, a natural…

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K&N Bench
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A hand split red cedar bench showing the back piece left “raw”, as it is found on the beach.

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New Cedar Sculptures
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Colin has been busy making new cedar sculptures for Art Off the Fence, an annual art show on Pender Island July 18 & 19~  All sculptures are made from reclaimed…

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Pedestrian gate
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This pedestrian gate is layered with the rough, weathered side of salvaged red cedar, left as it is found on the beach.  Pickets and gate frame are also beach salvaged…

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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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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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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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Reclaimed Cedar Benches
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Sit down and relax! Over the last year I have been enjoying making more furniture from the red cedar driftwood that I salvage off the beaches.  (And just in case…

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Cob and Cedar Courtyard
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I know you’re thinking, how do cob and cedar come together to make a courtyard?  This project incorporated three of my favorite things: cedar, drystack stonework, and cob.  This to…

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