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White Oak Cants to Calgary and More

December 12, 2014 West Wind CompanyHardwood & SoftwoodMilling

The busy Christmas season has started in full swing. Lots of shipments went out this week, here’s some highlights: 6″ x 6″ x 12′ White Oak Cants to Calgary 2″ x 12″ x 3′ Purple Heart to Edmonton 2″ x 6″ S4S Yellow Cedar to Golden Western Maple counter tops to Nanaimo 1.75″ x 66″ Diameter […]

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Customer Projects Vol: 54

November 20, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingBoat BuildingCustomer Projects

Herbert the Boat by Eric Letham Herbert is a Sam Devlin designed Candlefish 16 built out of Joubert marine mahogany using the stitch and glue method. Powered by a 20 horse outboard, it moves along nicely with two to three adults and a load of camping and fishing gear. The boat calls Shuswap Lake home, but has spent some […]

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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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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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Video: Custom and Specialty Milling Services

February 7, 2014 West Wind CompanyMillingSpecialty Wood Products

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Building Hope Chests

January 22, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer ProjectsReader's Corner

Written by Guest Blogger, Kyle Gardiner. I have built chests for grandchildren Akira and Reiko to provide places for them to keep things precious to them. In Reiko’s case that would be things typical of a hope chest. A boy’s interests are necessarily different, and although Akira’s chest is identical, it was built with the vague […]

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