Thoughtful Gifts for the Holidays

Thoughtful Gifts for the Holidays

There’s gift for every wood lover this holiday! We’ve come up with a simple guide to help you narrow it down and find them the perfect gift.

The Chef

You love attending their dinner parties and they always impress with their table setting and decor. They share your love for cuisine and take pride in showing off their hard work they do in the kitchen.

burger serving paddles

A West Wind Charcuterie, butcher block or serving board is the perfect gift for them. We can customize it to any sizes and have a variety of woods to choose from. Why not make it personal? Engraving a sentimental message, initials or drawing makes for an incredibly special gift.

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A Coffee Table and Side Tables

A Coffee Table and Side Tables

by Bill Howard

From a local customer Bill Howard.  This is a fabulous critique on the background tech side of an at-home project…..in his words.


The primary wood is American Cherry. The secondary wood is Yellow Poplar.

The style is Shaker.  The case joinery is all mortise and tenon; frame and panel.  The design is my own.  My wife, Jennifer, wanted me to make these for our family room.

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BC Technology Education Association – Conference 2015

BC Technology Education Association – Conference 2015

Lars attended the BCTEA Annual Conference on Friday, October 23. Usually the conference circulates around the province giving long-distance schools an opportunity to attend with minimal traveling expenses but this year it was held in Vancouver, BC at Gladstone Secondary once again. Lars told me that he has finally reached that ripe age where most professionals are looking younger than him but rather than feeling ‘old’ he was gratified to see so many teachers; both young and young-at-heart in attendance.

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