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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Amazingly Detailed Wood Chip Sculptures by Sergei Bobkov

May 15, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby Woodworking

Russian artist Sergei Bobkov creates truly unique wood sculptures, so-life like it’s incredible. He uses wood from a Siberian tree, a type of red cedar, and soaks the chips in water for several days. These intricate sculptures takes him about 6 months working 10 hours a day. What is even more incredible is that he […]


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Jan’s Day Off: The Tree Bench

May 15, 2014 Jan Nielsen Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingJan's Day Off

   We purchased a Chinese Pepper tree about 20+ years ago.  The tree flourished and grew with the exception of some significant branches that didn’t survive this past winter; one of our many winter casualties this year.  Shelley trimmed them and left along the drive way; hoping it might catch the eye of someone for […]


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Ove Nielsen’s Ship Model

March 17, 2014 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCompany

Ove Nielsen (Jan & Lars’ Dad) is a master ship model builder. Here he shows us his M/V. Falcon Rock. In Ove’s words: The name of the Ship is   ” M/V. Falcon Rock ” 1/2 ” scale, its about 25″ long, it is a Fisheries Patrol boat anno 1960, it is in private owner ship […]


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July Featured Customer Projects

July 17, 2013 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer Projects

We got a plethora of submissions from customers showing of their work since early June. We threw in a couple of milling jobs we had done as well. Enjoy  😀  Artists Featured: Matt Dolmage mdolmage(at) LeRoy Lovely ljlovely(at) John Briggs jbriggs(at)


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Sculptures by Tim Motchman

May 16, 2013 West Wind Artwork & Hobby Woodworking

Tim was kind enough to give us photos of several of his beautiful sculptures. He describes him and his art as such: I am a self taught woodcarver living in the small, beautiful village of Sointula on an island off North Vancouver Island.  My work is an expression of a my love and fascination of the […]


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