WHAT IS THE YEW WOODSHOP
The Yew WoodShop is a shared woodworking studio run by its members who met in university at Emily Carr in the Industrial Design program. Within the space, separate businesses work alongside one another in order to share ideas, experience and shop facilities. Specializing in using reclaimed and local materials, the Yew WoodShop takes on a diverse range of projects that include (but are not limited to) wood product development, wood doors, furniture production, art and sculpture, retail displays/signage and other custom solid wood products for the built environment.
WHO'S AT YEW
OGA Design Inc. - Danielle and Logan Gilday
What they do: OGA Design Inc. manages the space and provides a build-&-supply service for an array of solid wood products. They also supply reclaimed wood and live edge slabs.
House of Doors - Danielle and Logan Gilday
What they do: House of Doors provides a service for ordering custom solid wood doors. The doors are built off-site at a manufacturer on Vancouver Island
Daly Company - Patrick Christie
What they do: Daly Company is a wood product design, development and consulting company.
Willow & Stump - Kalyca Ryan and Bram Sawatsky @Willowandstump
What they do: Willow & Stump builds unique and contemporary wood-based products specializing in highly functional items for small living spaces.
Benjamin McLaughlin Art - Benjamin McLaughlin
What he does: Benjamin builds contemporary inspired wood "tongue" drums, live-edge tables and other custom commissioned works. He is currently represented at Mountain Galleries in Whistler, Jasper and Banff.
Skyn / Boon - Justin Davis
What he does: Justin is a fine wood-worker and craftsmen whose projects include a wide array of items, from grand sideboards to small bespoke boxes. His work is a mix of traditional practices and modern functionality.