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Aug 03, 2017

Arbutus tree seeds

Hi, Where could I buy arbutus tree seeds in Victoria, BC? Thanks for your help. Tom ---- No idea.

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Jul 30, 2017

Are you still on Denman Island?

I bought some of your amazing spoons on Hornby Island a few years ago, Ok, well maybe it's been more than a few! I am coming back to the area next week

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Jul 20, 2017

For sale on Cortes Island?

Hello, Your pendants are beautiful! I will be visiting Cortes Island next month and wondering if they are for sale anywhere there? Thank you, Jennifer

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Jul 13, 2017

What do arbutus seedlings look like?

Can you send images? We are surrounded by arbutus Want to encourage young plants Are afraid we are weeding seedlings! Thanks Icel

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Jul 10, 2017

How long to dry so Arbutus wood doesn't split?

Hi Ron, Wow, you make some beautiful things! i was searching arbutus wood as i got some 3-4 diameter branches from a local area after this winters storms

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Jul 07, 2017

Arbutus Branches Wanted

I am in need of Arbutus branches of about 5 to 7 feet in length. Hopefully, the diameter will be around 1 1/2 to 2 inches at the thicker end. In Victoria,

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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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