sculptures are Canadian western red cedar, the remnants of
the early 20th Century Lumber Industry, which have been immersed
in water for over 70 years. Certain river valleys that had
been logged were flooded to create reservoir lakes producing
Red Cedar has natural preservatives: aromatic plicatic acid,
which stops it rotting; and phenolic resin, which withstands
attacks by insects, thus making it ideal for all conditions.
of the collection areas are relatively inaccessible and require
the construction of suitable infrastructure to permit access
and collection via the use of boats and mobile lifting equipment.
The collection, export and sales are an integral part of our
family company, and together we can provide the extensive
range of sculptures that you can see in this catalogue.
Driftwood Sculptures Limited is licensed and fully supported
by the British Columbian Government Forestry Service to develop
this highly sustainable product.
Rediscovered is a "chain-of-custody certification"
awarded by SmartWood, who are part of the Rainforest Alliance.
The programme was developed to certify reused, reclaimed, recycled
and salvaged wood products.
information concerning our involvement with eco-conservation
within the British Columbia area is available on our SmartWood
Rediscovered certification page.