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Forest Fact: What’s in a Name?

January 26, 2015 West Wind Industry

Logger – usually refers to a number of workers whose job it is to harvest timber and bring it to a mill. The term “lumberjack” is similar to logger but is not used in BC. It is an eastern North American term. Faller – Fallers are specialists who may have voluntarily become certified for this dangerous position. […]

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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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Cherry serving boards for Chicago Restaurant

January 23, 2015 West Wind CompanyEvents

50 Walnut serving paddles to Arkansas.

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Jan’s Day Off: Kitchen Drawer Organizers

January 22, 2015 Jan Nielsen Jan's Day Off

What do when a ‘cold’ hits?  Organize some kitchen drawers………of course! Let’s just say we are traditionalists and started off with that good old plastic cutlery organizers…in 70’s avocado green naturally. Then as we aged into our sophisticated 30’s, we bought the larger white organizer from Ikea and settled into a well-organized kitchen for the […]

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Lars Gives Beginners Tips for Buying Lumber

January 19, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCompanyEventsHardwood & Softwood

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, […]

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This Week: Church Pews Made Into Flooring

January 7, 2015 West Wind CompanyFlooringHardwood & SoftwoodMilling

Another busy week here after the holidays. Look at these pretty cool milling jobs we completed: Red Oak Church Pews made into T&G flooring   2.5″ x 12″ x 42″ Black Walnut Treads to Thunder Bay RED OAK TREADS 3.75″ x 11″ x 38″ to Nanaimo 3″ x 5′ DIAMETER ROUND CEDAR TABLE to Gabriola […]

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