My Woodwork

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Rebuilding History

Bringing new life and purpose to wild treasures.


From our retired Thetis Island Ferry houseboat, “The Ethel Hunter” to our 100+ yr old steam donkey bbq stand, “The Hungry Bear Stand” ... we put the same passion into our Live Edge Wood Slabs. 

Front Doors

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Carved Bears and Fish Entrance way

Curved Staircase

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Inside our recycled ferry houseboat

All custom woodwork


Adding some bent glulam upgrades

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'Matching the hatch'

Dragonfly on the steel ramp

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A mayfly getting its wings on the side entrance post

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Steam Donkey

Repurposing and rebuilding a steam donkey as a restaurant stand/kitchen

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I am building this creation to teach the old way of logging with the added attraction of serving food as a "farm to table stand".

Front view

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Gears and drums are needed built into serving wall.

Steam Donkey boiler

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100 year old boiler opened up and refitted as a 5ft wide bbq grill.

Smokestack waiting installation.

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Carved Doors

Double cedar arched door I carved of bear on waterfall catching fish!

Visualize your project!

Birdseye maple butterfly anyone?

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Your only limited by your imagination.

50" x 78" x 3"+ maple slab

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Rounding the straight cut ends and creating a carved 'live edge' to resemble live edge on the end cuts all the way around. also the dark seam in middle is a large fill on the underside.