The saga continues with the work on Danny’s old house. This time he’s removing and replacing rotten window sill. Repaired some insect damage in window jambs with epoxy also replaced a structural beam under the window (original damaged by carpenter ants some time ago.) Making new brackets to be structural. Originals were rotted! Will be […]
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 […]
Congrats are in order for Danny, our milling manager, who completed his fourth year and received his Joinery certification. Here’s some photos of his final furniture project:
Everyone who works at West Wind has formed a close relationship with wood. Most are passionate and take advantage of any opportunity to use and/or work with it. Our Flooring Manger, Joel is no different. In fact he set the bar for everyone else. He’s been with us since 1998; still in high school at the time […]
Our milling manager, Danny Schaftlein, deserves some major congratulations: he has been awarded Top 3rd Year Apprentice by AWMAC (the Architectural Woodworking Manufacturers Association of Canada). He is continuing his studies this fall for his fourth year and we are beyond proud of his success so far! Send him your congrats
Galiano Island, Montague Harbour Every year we brave the weather (however wet it may be) and spend two glorious days camping, boating, fishing, relaxing & eating… Good times were had and oh boy were we well fed!