Okay not entirely woodwork!! The little bird is made from hand painted light weight unbleached cotton, a wire frame that holds the shape of the body and makes the legs and feet. The feet are then screwed onto an appropriate piece of drift wood.
Molly is a cruiser beach boat and also a member of the Drifters and is on display at the North Vancouver Municipal Hall Gallery – April and May 2017.
A member of a series of beach boats called the “Drifters”. Pirate is a party boat sporting its party flags. The cabin is pegged and glued to the hull. Wooden pegs painted black hold the boat to its base.
A fish boat named Fin. Fin just seemed like the right name as I am sure she has had a lot of fins on board!
The word notch is defined as an indentation on an edge or a surface. The name Notch came from the indentations on the wood used for the hull. A happy little sail boat rigged as a sloop.
My Gratitude Angels are a rudimentary looking angel, painted simplistically on on rustic beach wood. Their intended purpose is to hang on a door knob or to stand on a windowsill to remind us to stop for a wee moment be grateful for where we are and what we have.
The philosophy of Beach People is quite simple. They are a gentle folk who have stories to tell. They have been at sea for a long time, sometimes for years, before finding their way to a shore. They have seen the condition of the seas and shorelines. The general theme of their stories is to … Read More