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Apr 22, 2020

Arbutus branches

Good afternoon I have an idea for an art project that I want to try out. I want to use some arbutus branches my question is though I want the full natural

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Mar 04, 2020

arbutus mantel

I bought a 4.5 x 14 x 76 inch arbutus for a mantel wondering what to use on it, to enhance the beauty of the wood? ----- Ron here... Varathane high gloss

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Feb 07, 2020

Iwould like some manzanita branches delivered to my home.

Me and my wife are doing some décor in our home and we but some manzanita branches from this place and they were all broken and terrible and I paid a lot

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Dec 29, 2019


Hello, Can you take payment in Canadian currency? I live in B.C. and was thrilled to find a local artist. Hate to convert to USD for a Canadian order.

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Nov 19, 2019

Oak and Madrone: A Marriage Made in Nature

Madrone- Oak Gemel

On Wild Iris Ridge outside of Eugene, Oregon, I encountered a huge inosculation of oak and madrone. Both were very old trees, their bases appearing as

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Sep 20, 2019

Arbutus decking

How does arbutus stand up as a decking material? Last years windstorm on Salt Spring blew a lot of trees down on my place. i have a bandsaw mill and would

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May 15, 2019

Writing a guide book.

I would love to have one of your photos for my guide book. ---------------- Please use the contact me so I can email you.

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Apr 17, 2019

CV Collective

Hi Ron, It's Zoë from the CV Collective. I misplaced your business card so am trying to reach you here. We'd love to have some of your work here in the

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Mar 19, 2019

Beautiful Madrone

One night, I had a dream that I was talking to my guardian angel. I asked him what his name was and he told me his name is Beautiful Madrone. I had never

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Mar 12, 2019

what kind of stain will stick?

hi all, would sure appreciate some advice. I have arbutus posts in my house, big whole trunks I mean, salvaged from a wood pile when house was built. They

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Dec 09, 2018

Mould on a wooden fruit bowl

Is I there any way to remove mould stains from a wooden fruit bowl please? I have tried rubbing with lemon juice and salt, then putting out in the sun,

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Dec 01, 2018

Large arbutus straight spatula for Christmas

Hello Ron, I am looking to buy a large arbutus straight spatula. I saw your salad servers in the Campbell River Art Gallery but they do not have any spatulas

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Nov 27, 2018

Beading madron berries

After I gather the berries what's the next step I take to getting them ready to be beaded. ------------- Ron here... Thread them thru fish line with

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Nov 26, 2018

Shawl Pins, Crochet hooks and knitting needles... Oh My!

Hi Ron, I bought some salad hands from you at the Cortes farmers market a couple summer's ago and wanted to let you know I really love them. Recently I

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Aug 29, 2018

Manzanita Branches

Hi I'm looking for some Manzanita branches for my wedding center pieces. I need between 9 to 12 of them. over 24 inches high. Do you have any available?

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