This year we had such good weather for our annual Corporate Camp-out on Galiano Island (Montague Harbour). As usual there was delicious food (beer-braised hot dogs with sauerkraut…. whaaat?!) and other fun water related activities.
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 Southern Vancouver Island
This was both a challenge and a hoot for us. We’d never considered offering an on-site learning opportunity until Roy approached us. He nurtured us; coddled us; encouraged us. And it was a success, as born witness by this excerpt from the Vancouver Island Chapter of Architects’ Newsletter………
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!
– Melissa Marotta-Paolicelli
A Journey by John and Phyllis Wrobel
On December 3, we embarked on our journey to South America aboard the Golden Princess leaving from Los Angeles (temp 64F).
Cabo San Lucas, Puntarenas and Peru all shared desert dunes, high humidity and throngs of people selling everything on the streets. Alpaca clothing was popular in South America. Four stops in Chile gave us time to enjoy the lush regions, historic sites, local markets and the Casablanca Valley wine region. Read more
50 Walnut serving paddles to Arkansas.
Check out this week’s milling projects and the places they’ve ended up in. Read more
We had a visit from Colin at woodworkweb.com who came and shot an incredibly informative video here on buying lumber. We were so thrilled to be a part of it!
Please watch and enjoy! If you would like more info on how to buy lumber read this great article by Dick Burrows: The Art of Buying Lumber, we have found it incredibly useful for our customers.