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Danny Completes Apprenticeship

January 23, 2015 West Wind CompanyMillingStaff

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:  

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The New Porch for the Old “Newer” House

September 24, 2014 West Wind Hardwood & SoftwoodOtherStaff

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 […]

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Danny Wins Top 3rd Year Apprentice!

September 23, 2014 West Wind CompanyEventsStaff

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

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West Wind’s Epic Corporate Camp-Out!

July 8, 2014 West Wind CompanyEventsExplorationStaff

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!

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My Old House

May 21, 2014 West Wind CompanyStaff

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. Last year, one of our employee’s bought their very first home. Here is the start of his journey. Enjoy and stay tuned for updates. The house is […]

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Danny’s Apprenticeship Year 3

November 28, 2013 West Wind CompanyStaff

Did you know Jan is sponsoring Danny Schaftlein – our Milling Manager – for his Joinery apprenticeship?  He has just completed his 3rd year at BCIT and found this year’s general focus to be on production methods, curved millwork, and drafting with AutoCAD.  His personal project was a mirror frame incorporating laminated and solids curved […]

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