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26th Annual Richmond Carvers Society Carving Show

February 19, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingEvents

David Phillips of the Richmond Carvers Society would like us to remind all our talented wood carver customer about their upcoming show: The 26th annual Richmond Carvers Society’s Carving Show will again be held at the Steveston Community Centre in Richmond, BC on: Saturday 30th May and Sunday 31st May 2015 Last year more than 770 people […]

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Volume 56: Customer Projects

January 26, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer Projects

Thanks to this month’s contributors for submitting photos and details of there projects. Yellow Cedar Chest by David L Johnson His photo also came with this lovely testimonial, thanks David! Many months ago, you folks helped me in my search for some top-of-the-line yellow cedar for a carving project.  You found a log on North […]

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Jan’s Day Off: Jan’s “REAL” Day Off at Buttle Lake

September 25, 2014 Jan Nielsen Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingJan's Day Off

Ralph River Provincial Campsite – Buttle Lake – Strathcona Park (Vancouver Island, BC) What’s wrong with this picture? Nothing as far as I was concerned, however, apparently my choice of stable candle holders was inappropriate. And thus another ‘project’ was born. Fast, Simple and Aesthetically Appropriate for the Outdoors. So what does a good wood […]

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September Customer Projects Vol.54

September 24, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCompanyCustomer Projects

Thanks for all of you who submitted your projects for this month’s newsletter, we continue to be impressed and inspired. Nightheron Canoe Brad W. of Alberta built this Nightheron 18 canoe. Stripped with yellow cedar from us. His next project is a Prospector 15 using our western red cedar canoe strips. Nice work! Baby Cradle   Ernest Wahl finished […]

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UBC Sculpture Swings by Peter Fortune

July 11, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer Projects

Peter Fortune is steam bending these visually interesting swings using our White Oak. This is what he says about the project: “Basically we are producing outdoor furniture on campus to make design solutions that are one on one for students. These furniture pieces are swings that are also suspended sculptures and conversation pieces/starters.” We can’t […]

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Community Sponsorship Events

July 10, 2014 West Wind CompanyCustomer ProjectsEvents

Two lucky winners of these community events this past May/June walked away with a prize of $500 donated by West Wind. Check out a few photos from the events: School of Trades & Technology Awards – Camosun College Lars attended the Gala Evening and presented Melissa Miralles the Top Fine Furniture Student Award. Awarded to a […]

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