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Jan’s Day Off: The Ipe Bench

November 19, 2014 Jan Nielsen Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingIPEJan's Day Off

Not saying that our “world of wood” is a man’s world.  Talent with the hands is not a gender specific trait; however, we do see our share of women trailing their men with less enthusiasm.  Being ever accommodating, Jan decided to build a place to rest.  As you can see it’s been well tested by […]

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My World of Wood

September 26, 2014 Shelley Nielsen Shelley's Articles

Wood is my world; the world that gives me an opportunity to exist; to raise a family; make my mark in life. The cycle of dependence is large and varied. It’s a world of relative grace and comfort thanks to that wood in those trees. Yet the term ‘wood’ is rather loosely used, and I […]

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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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Sandwich and Food Serving Boards

July 16, 2014 West Wind Specialty Wood Products

New Product: Sandwich Serving Boards or platters. Dimensions: 5/8″ x 8.5″ x 17″ Available in Eastern Maple & Cherry – $15.00 each

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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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Vancouver Home & Garden Show

March 14, 2014 West Wind CompanyEventsProducts

Along with the usual Victoria Home Show, this year we attended the Vancouver Home and Garden Show for the very first time. We documented the show and our booth well with these photos:

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