Visions in Wood 2020 | Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement

Community -  Vancouver Island: Generally, every two years, the Vancouver Island Woodworkers’ Guild mounts a show of works created by its 150 members. Their most recent show was a challenge, as COVID-19 forced them to take a different approach and put on a virtual show. Phil Makin (show co-ordinator), Frank Letchford (show committee) and Bruce Thomson (web guy) worked to display to the general public the guild’s work online, as they didn’t want all the great work of their members to not be seen. Here are some highlights from the show. To view all the pieces in the virtual show, go to and select Visions in Wood 2020.

Visions in Wood 2020

Visions in Wood 2020 - A Story of Creativity

Photos by Makers

Lead Photo (above)
Glenn Bartley
Arbutus, Danish cord
Queen Size Bed
Geoff Burton
Bigleaf maple, 
Cambodian rosewood
(Photo by Armando Tura)
Telecaster-style Guitar
Bernard Funston
Mahogany, ash, ebony
Three Saws
Don Gray
Garry oak, maple burl, walnut
Hall Table
John Dennison
Spalted maple, arbutus, 
apple branch
Candy Bowl
Phil Cottell
Pacific yew, pyrographed rim
Wavy Cutting Board
Eric Koob
Walnut maple, ash, sapelle
Tansu Tree Wall Cabinet
Ken Guenter
Hallway Table
Michael Walker
Honduras mahogany, 
holly, ebony
Poplar and Walnut Drawer Set
Jude Murphy
Poplar, walnut


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