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Jun 03, 2017

Arbutus Keychain

I recently lost my keychains which included my beautiful arbutus wood keychain. I purchased it at Crafthouse on Granville Island over 10 years ago and

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May 31, 2017

Wholesale Pricing

Hi there, Could you send me your email address? I'm curious if you do wholesale pricing for retail Galleries. Thanks! Emilie ----------- Can't send

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May 31, 2017

Non blooming madrona

I have had my tree for several years. We live in NW Washington State. About 20 miles from salt water. It has done well and grown to about 12 feet. It

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May 15, 2017

Arbutus Flower Inspires Haiku

About 20 years ago, a friend of mine took me on a holiday weekend getaway to Galiano Island. We stayed at The Cliffhouse Cottage. It was beautiful there!

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Apr 29, 2017

Madrona deadwood forks make great slingshots.

Over the last 3 years I've made several custom slingshots from deadwood madrona forks I've found around Seattle parks.

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Apr 04, 2017


Hi there, My name is Elisa, and I have a retail storefront in Squamish. We are going to be moving our shop to West Broadway, and I am looking for new

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Mar 21, 2017


I have a bamboo drinking glass that leaks at the seams. What is a safe way to seal this? I've googled but haven't had much luck. Thanks you so much

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Mar 20, 2017

Arbutus Slabs for Sale

We have several milled slabs of Arbutus/Madrone wood for sale. The slabs are about 3-4 thick and range from 6-10' long and 10-20 wide. email:

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Mar 15, 2017

Where to purchase a piece of Arbutus

Good morning, I am interested in putting a really nice piece of Arbutus on my fireplace mantle as a decorative piece. I would like a nice size, wavy,

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Mar 14, 2017

ample supply of madrone boughs, rounds, burls, and logs!

I have madrone/manzanita boughs, rounds, staves, and full logs available! Please feel free to shoot me ANY inquiries as to dimensions/specifics for what

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Mar 05, 2017

Hot water mugs

Hello, i want to start making tea and coffee mugs, what type of wood would be good for this, I'm thinking close grain core wood? -----Ron here... Yes

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Feb 24, 2017

Will my branch rot

A tree came down in the winter storm and I salvaged a big beautiful branch. I plan on using it as a banister in a tiny house in a few years. How to I

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Feb 22, 2017

Arbutus Tree as Lamp

Our daughter-in-law wants a 9 ft lamp made out of an arbutus tree and I need your tips. BC Hydro trimmed a large branch from an arbutus tree that might

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Feb 17, 2017


Hello I can use many branches of madrone branches .My company Makes pet products using this wood. Will pay cash for your slash.

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Feb 06, 2017

Inquiry re: wholesale

Hi there, I hope this message finds you well. I'm writing from a Vancouver-based bicycle tour company & rental shop. We're expanding our gift shop and

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