natural wood finish hard wax oil
Our Green Certifications and Memberships
Ecopoxy natural epoxy systems
Deckwise Ipe Deck Products
Traditional methods
We are woodworkers at heart, a culmination of knowledge from generations of craftsmen.
Environment friendly
We support ecologically sound forestry practices including sourcing from FSC® certified & recycled and salvaged sources.
Custom Milling
We turn rough lumber into a beautifully milled flooring, stair treads, counter tops and more!
Long history
Serving Vancouver Island and beyond with fine quality wood products for over 30 years.
Worldwide Shipping
Affordable Overseas Shipping of small quantities to US & International locations. Contact us for a quote!
Family business
From Father to Sons, West Wind has evolved but the Pacific Northwest – a boaters’ paradise remains our home.

Looking for New Wood Floors?

custom, solid or engineered

Get rid of the old, stained carpet or scratched laminate floor. Looking for a great floor for your new home? Our custom-run Douglas-fir, Domestic Cherry and Walnut floors area great way to add a unique, upscale look and feel at budget pricing.

Specialty Wood Products

For Whatever Your Into - Your Passion is Our Pursuit

Boat Building

boat by Ian McMurdo

We carry marine grade plywood and specialize in clear, edge grain and unusual dimensions in boat lumber; whether long solid stock for a new mast or planking, or a large hardwood timber to replace a stem.

Dining & Entertaining

a live-edge charcuterie board

Whether for your home or for larger commercial venues, we can help outfit the kitchen, the dining room, the outdoor patio with our charcuterie boards, serving trays, butcher blocks, grilling planks and more.


carving by Tim Motchman

Our selection of premium carving woods might leave you a little overwhelmed. From Basswood to Western Maple and everything in between you’ll find something to make your next piece.

Furniture Making

bench by Tom Paille

If you build furniture or make instruments you know only the best wood will do. Choose your own pieces from our quality selection of hardwood, plywood and veneer. Try something different by exploring new exotic woods.

Thank you for being with us all this time.

Most important events in our company history.
West Wind was established by Father Ove Nielsen and son Jan Nielsen as a partnership under the name West Wind Woodwork.
West Wind relocated out of Ove’s home shop into dedicated business premises on Bowerbank Road, Sidney.
West Wind was incorporated as West Wind Hardwood Inc.
West Wind moved into ‘owned’ premises on McDonald Park Road, Sidney.
West Wind bought the first of their ‘big boy’ machines, the Weinig Moulder.
West Wind opened their Flooring Gallery with Joel Radford as Flooring Manager.
We are continuing to grow our flooring and specialty milling departments, while serving North America’s unique wood needs.
West Wind sold the manufacturing aspect of the business and focused solely on lumber.



Years In Business



Dedicated Employees



Years of Combined Wood-Working Knowledge