Hailing from southern
Alberta, Don spent childhood summers on the West Coast, where he became
captivated by it's beauty and dreamed of relocating to it's shores. For Don, the
West Coast had it all, the mystic of his beloved mountains, the ever changing
coast lines, treasures delivered constantly from the sea and the largest trees
in the world to inspire his love of wood. Don gave in to his love of the West
Coast and now resides on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia Canada.
With an art background
from the Alberta College of Art, it was natural for Don to mix his carpentry trade
and experience as a display carpenter for the Hudson Bay Company with his love
of art to form West Coast Wood Designs Ltd.
When Don is not
creating in his studio, he has been known to scour the shores from a very
different view, aboard his windsurfer.