Current Projects

Custom Driveway Gates

We are offering ONE OF A KIND driveway gates like this one we just designed and have started to build

The eagle will be LIFE SIZE – a large eagle descending onto his nest on the cedar gate

gate-w-mountains

First to the welding shop to fabricate the metal portion(s) of the gate
We turned to the father and son team to complete this task. This was the team that hand forged, repaired
and replaced all the metal on the 1886 horse carriage restoration.

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Curved Reception Counter

We were asked if we could build a curved reception counter for Bluenose Auto Services.

Al Cameron is from Nova Scotia and has become a very successful business man here in the Parksville area.

Sean and I started framing the desk with a table saw, skill saw, jig saw, chop saw and belt sander.
All the basic framing is done and we are installing the exterior thin door skins to the outside.

door-skins

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1886 carriage

1886 Democrat Horse Carriage Restoration

We have just taken delivery of an 1886 horse carriage, to be restored to its former glory!

Carriage arrival

February 7, 2016: The carriage was delivered.

This horse – drawn passenger vehicle was owned by the Green Family
from 1887 until Frank Green’s death in 1946. From 1946 until 1955 it
remained in the old barn, when it was given to Gerry Wellburn, whose
collection of artifacts eventually became the Forest Museum in Duncan.

The Democrat was used for many years as the main source of transportation
from Duncan to Lake Cowichan, bringing guests to the Riverside Hotel and
Greendale. A one way trip took 4 hours necessitating an overnight stay in
Duncan so Frank Green could meet the morning train from Victoria.

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