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October 20, 2016
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Protect Ancient Forests Chair

          The Protect Ancient Forests Chair. This was exhibited (and sold) at the Sooke Fine Arts show which was from July 21st […]
February 5, 2016
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Doors with Moon and Oak Tree.

January 2016; The clients of this project live in an area of Victoria that has many beautiful twisted Garry oaks growing on the rock bluffs around […]
November 2, 2015
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Tree-Lovers Dining Chair

  One of a set of Dining Chairs that incorporate the natural edge of Big Leaf Maple for the crest rail and the back splat. The […]
July 3, 2015
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Raven Shippeii

    Raven Shippeii; June 2015: Commission from ZenWest for some Shippeiis or talking sticks to be used by the Abbott Eshu Martin. This one is […]
April 7, 2015

West Coast ‘Memento Mori’.

Pine Corner Cupboard with Oak Carving; March 2015. Stretching the definition of Memento Mori a bit here but liked the idea of an alternative interpretation on […]
December 24, 2014

Natural Edge Maple Mantle

Natural Edge Maple Mantel; December 2014.   This slab of spalted Big Leaf Maple was a perfect piece for a mantle. An even flowing edge with […]
December 23, 2014

Cloud Hidden.

    In Chinese landscape paintings of the Sung Dynasty (11th Century) there is a tradition of leaving areas of blank space, termed Xuwu, (1) nothingness. […]
July 21, 2014

Maple and Yew Bench

Maple and Yew Bench; June 2014. Had wanted to make something like this for awhile. I had been seeing all these beautiful and interestingly shaped pieces […]