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Cedar Farm Sign in the Okanagan

Gift giving season is here! Here is a 3 foot by 1 1/2 foot cedar farm sign. Very simply made and UV protected for years of good "looks".  Holiday gift signs are on the 'to do' list, better get back to the easel!

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Re & Re aged name sign

If I'm supplying the wood, and once I start carving and it cracks and breaks, no problem - I'll start again! Some signs, bits of wood are supplied by the client and always makes for the need to be EXTRA vigilant! Here is the refinishing of a name sign - it has sentimental value to my ... Read More


Live Edge Cedar Wood Family Name Sign

Shhhh....this is a secret post because I'm working on a commission that is being given as a gift. But take a look at the live edge of  this big hunk of clear cedar - nice eh? Oooh. I'll post more photos when this is done.  

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Family Sign

Now that Christmas gifts have been given, I can share what I've been busy with! Here is a Family Name Sign that was fun to create, right down to the Aztec styled graphic I created from scratch! This sign is made in cedar and finished with UV protecting outdoor finish.  

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Process of cedar cabin sign

This client wanted to have a custom sign made as a gift for a birthday. It would hang outside their cabin and need to be able to handle the elements. She gave me three specific items for the sign; hockey logo, their dog and their cat. I drew up a rough pencil sketch of the ... Read More


Wood Sign – Custom Wedding Gift

This is a custom wood sign given as a wedding gift. Made of clear Western Red Cedar finished with outdoor durable finishes and adorned with profiles of their beautiful Labrador Retriever 'children'!

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House Address Sign

Here is a simple, yet fun, house address sign carved out of clear western red cedar wood. It is dimensional and not like any other! It is your home, so let your address sign reflect your personality! Be sure to look at the close up - all children will appreciate this!   And the close up...

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Going RETRO’ In A Sign

Going retro' in a sign - what does this mean? Well you have to be "vintage" (it's getting easier to do as I gain the years in age!). In this case I wanted to recreate a vintage sign from the 1950's. Sign making in this era is where a Sign Artist took quill dipped in ... Read More


A coupl’a Hurry-up and get er’ done!

  Here are a couple of Waldorf School classroom door signs that had to be installed ASAP. They are finished in Bee's Wax (VERY Waldorf) and no paint to keep them NOT busy. (children don't need to be wound up more than they are - have you ever seen a toddler after a regular shopping session?) ... Read More


Hand-crafted Cedar Sign

Here is a hand-crafted cedar sign for the local Waldorf school. This sign had to bespeak the school's philosophies; natural, organic, simple, yet modern. It has been very cold here and my shop is not the warmest! Needless to say, creative juices kept me warm enough to finish this project. Here is a step by ... Read More

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