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Forging Perfect Imperfections: Fire & Hammer Forgeworks

Words by Kerry Hale
Photos by Lorenz Jimenez
By his own admission, James Emslie has a knack for making modern things from other people’s discarded items. His Facebook page says he is a “maker of...

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Casting Light

Words by Allie Jenkinson
Photos by Jenn Dykstra
The process of illumination at the Fanny Bay Candle Company.     The setting of The Fanny Bay Candle Company is pastoral. Donalda Lauzon...

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Painting with Fire & Soda: Ceramics of Jeff Brett

Words & Photos by Jeff Brett
Conjuring art in the midst of chaos     The kiln has been firing for six hours. Brilliant orange light is emanating from every crack in...

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Knit, connect, knit: Wolf and Faun Knits

Words by Nat Raedwulf
Photo by Ron Pogue
Connecting a community of Comox Valley crafters with the world     I’ve been a knitter most of my life. I consider it a sort of...

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Float Your Boat: Hilmark Boats

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Quality, handcrafted & traditional wooden boats.     In the past I have waxed poetic about the beauty of wood; how it can be shaped,...

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Water-Proofed Pioneers: Aqua Quest

Words By Dave Nowak
Article Photo By Jenn Dykstra
Gallery Photos By Lorenz Jimenez
'Wet-Coast' inspired waterproof solutions for world travels and backyward adventures.     They say necessity is the mother of all...

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Complete Combustion: Mason Heaters

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
A young mason unites modern heating challenges with ancient solutions     Since it was first discovered, fire has been heating our caves,...

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Sewing Wild: Sew What I Sew

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
A man, his sewing machine, and a passion for new experiences come together in a Cumberland business.     Adventure is dirty business. With...

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Eclectic Tones: Joi Guitars

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
We all have a virtual playlist running through our minds that gets us from one day to the next. Music can inspire and motivate, it can lift us up, or ground us...

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The Naked Truth: Naked Bikes

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
The first bike I ever owned was a black triumph BMX with yellow gum-wall tires and matching grips. I have always wished I had kept that bike. Not to ride or...

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Recreating Nostalgia: Exquisite Auto Creations

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
North Americans love their cars. No matter how hard we try to avoid it and might hate to admit it, the automobile is an essential and integral part of our...

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Kindred Spirit: Kindred Custom Snowboards

Words By Dave Nowak
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Three years ago I first laid eyes on a Kindred snowboard in a local sporting goods consignment store. The top sheet depicted a saw tooth mountain using wood...