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I live in the beautiful Shuswap area of British Columbia, Canada with my wife and young son. Here we design and make contemporary sustainable furniture from salvaged down fall trees. Our furniture has clean modern lines and is stylish, functional and unique.

We combine our love of nature and design to create beautiful handcrafted eco sensitive furniture and accents. Lots of time and attention goes into making each of our pieces and this can be seen in the finished product.

After bringing the wood home and milling it, we leave it to dry naturally in the open air (a process that can take 2 years or more). During this time the wood will crack / check as it dries - emphasizing its natural beauty and adding individual character. Each piece is then finely sanded by hand and finished.

In our efforts to…

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  • Joined April 12, 2010

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Fir, Cottonwood, Pine, Hemlock and Alder

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About

I live in the beautiful Shuswap area of British Columbia, Canada with my wife and young son. Here we design and make contemporary sustainable furniture from salvaged down fall trees. Our furniture has clean modern lines and is stylish, functional and unique.

We combine our love of nature and design to create beautiful handcrafted eco sensitive furniture and accents. Lots of time and attention goes into making each of our pieces and this can be seen in the finished product.

After bringing the wood home and milling it, we leave it to dry naturally in the open air (a process that can take 2 years or more). During this time the wood will crack / check as it dries - emphasizing its natural beauty and adding individual character. Each piece is then finely sanded by hand and finished.

In our efforts to help with environmental responsibility we try to use all of the by products from our furniture making. Extra pieces of salvaged wood are made into candle blocks and the sawdust is composted for use in our garden.

For us 'Green Living' is 'Healthy Living'......join us in making a difference!!






Please feel free to contact us with any questions, and check us out on facebook at - https://www.facebook.com/NaturalWoodDesign

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