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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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Yellow Cedar Fishing Lures

January 23, 2015 West Wind Artwork & Hobby WoodworkingCustomer ProjectsHardwood & Softwood

by Wayne S. Boardman Wayne makes these lures from 2×2 Alaskan Yellow Cedar. He was kind enough to share is technique and a few photos of the “rewards” received in the Cape Cod Canal. I take 2X2 Alaska Yellow Cedar and turn it on a lathe down to a 6 inch Cape Cod Pencil. Through […]

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Danny Completes Apprenticeship

January 23, 2015 West Wind CompanyMillingStaff

Congrats are in order for Danny, our milling manager, who completed his fourth year and received his Joinery certification. Here’s some photos of his final furniture project:  

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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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