BC Home & Garden Show 2016 Contest

BC Home & Garden Show 2016 Contest

To celebrate our second year at the Home and Garden Show in Vancouver (Feb 17-21, BC Place Stadium) we have 6 pairs of tickets to giveaway! We are holding these contests on two of our social media platforms Twitter and Instagram.

  • For those who complete ALL  the following rules we will put into a draw that will be made on Friday, Feb.12th.
  • ONE entry per username/handle, which means you can enter twice if you have both twitter and instagram! Please do not create multiple accounts to enter, you will be disqualified.
  • Winners will be announced on this post as well as through the platform they entered with.

How to Enter on Twitter

  1. Follow us on twitter
  2. Retweet this tweet:

Keep an eye on your twitter mentions/direct messages or this post to see if you have you won! Confirm with britney@westwindhardwood.com that you will be claiming your tickets at will call.

How to Enter on Instagram

  1. “Double Tap” or like the photo posted (see below)
  2. Comment with a tag of friend (and a friendly hello if you wish)

Keep an eye on your tags or this post to see if you have you won! Confirm with britney@westwindhardwood.com that you will be claiming your tickets at will call.


Even if you don’t win, we hope to see you all there that weekend! Good Luck!

Help the Pacific Explorers Get to Scotland for the International Jamborette

We were approached by our customer Jim York from Murphy Wall Beds to contribute to this worthy cause. He and his son our members of the 3rd Douglas group of Scouts in which West Wind has been a supporter for many years supplying marine plywood and lumber for their yearly boat building projects.

This special trip will take the 12 young Scouts from various local troops to Blair Atholl, in the Scottish Highlands, for the 35th Scottish International Patrol Jamborette. Many amazing and fun activities are planned and its sure to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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Thoughtful Gifts for the Holidays

Thoughtful Gifts for the Holidays

There’s gift for every wood lover this holiday! We’ve come up with a simple guide to help you narrow it down and find them the perfect gift.

The Chef

You love attending their dinner parties and they always impress with their table setting and decor. They share your love for cuisine and take pride in showing off their hard work they do in the kitchen.

burger serving paddles

A West Wind Charcuterie, butcher block or serving board is the perfect gift for them. We can customize it to any sizes and have a variety of woods to choose from. Why not make it personal? Engraving a sentimental message, initials or drawing makes for an incredibly special gift.

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BC Technology Education Association – Conference 2015

BC Technology Education Association – Conference 2015

Lars attended the BCTEA Annual Conference on Friday, October 23. Usually the conference circulates around the province giving long-distance schools an opportunity to attend with minimal traveling expenses but this year it was held in Vancouver, BC at Gladstone Secondary once again. Lars told me that he has finally reached that ripe age where most professionals are looking younger than him but rather than feeling ‘old’ he was gratified to see so many teachers; both young and young-at-heart in attendance.

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West Wind Factory Tour: Lunch and Learn

luncheon with BC Architects

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………

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