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Customer Projects Vol.58

May 22, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

We have some talented customers! This is someone’s layup of there next project… Poetic Justice – an innovative idea by Bruce Obee of North Saanich, BC The dreaded miracle moulding has made a comeback as something useful—a drying rack for oiled fir. Sailboat by Roy Morford after selling his Acorn 15 he built this next (with meranti […]

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This Old House: Master Bedroom Reno

May 22, 2015 West Wind Staff

Part III in the saga of the renovating of our milling manager Danny’s house! He shows us his work on his newly completed the reno on the master bedroom. Part I: Floor Refinishing Part II: Window Sill Replacement He has lots more work to do so stay tuned! This winter we restored the plaster walls and ceiling […]

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West Wind Factory Tour: Lunch and Learn

May 22, 2015 West Wind CompanyEventsFlooringHardwood & SoftwoodIndustryMillingOli-NaturaSpecialty Wood Products

April 30, 2015 – Exploring BC’s Millwork Industry: Beyond the Basics Seminars, Demo’s and Factory Tour for the Vancouver Island Chapter of Architects Partnered with Roy Manion, Manager, Specifiers Program of the BC Wood Specialties Group Hosted by West Wind Hardwood Inc Driven by Joel Radford and Shelley Nielsen Attended by 25 Architects and Designers from […]

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Jan’s Day Off: To Bee or Not to Bee

May 22, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingJan's Day Off

Forget bird houses, these days it’s all about the bees; mason bees to be precise. We’ve all heard of the decline in honeybees and habitat loss but at $1+ per cocoon, we’ve hesitated and our fruit trees seem to produce just fine. A month ago, we discovered that Jan’s dad had made these same bee […]

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FOR SALE: 10ft Lapstrake Acorn Dinghy with Oars

May 21, 2015 West Wind For Sale

Won at a boat in a raffle from Cowichan Maritime Museum last October, this boat has only been in the water once. It’s a beautiful 10 ft Lapstrake Acorn Dinghy with 9 ft Oars. The value placed on the boat by the builder was $8000.00. The owners already store an 18ft Tracker boat and only have a single […]

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This Week: Engraved Serving Paddles to Ontario

May 21, 2015 West Wind CompanyEventsFlooringHardwood & SoftwoodMilling

35 Engraved Cherry Serving Paddle Boards for Kitchen76, Two Sisters Winery, Niagara on the Lake, Ont. I just wanted to send you a note with regards to the boards for Kitchen76… they are amazing! Everyone loved them and they are just want we wanted The detail of the emblem and the board itself is amazing! – […]

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