DWF Gallery was established in 2001 by wood artisan, Don Fortin, originally as a small home based business in Lumby, BC. Now it has grown into what is a store front gallery and wood shop in Vernon, BC. It is located in the beautiful North Okanagan, where DWF Gallery can provide customers with not only Don’s woodwork, but now featuring the work of some of the most distinguished wood artisans in
As you go through this site, you will find a vast array of various wood products, all handmade, not only by Don Fortin himself, but by other local wood artisans. We want to provide you with an impressive one-of-a-kind experience in choosing creative pieces that will elegantly accent your home decor.
With an on-site woodworking shop, custom orders are always welcome at DWF Gallery Hardwood Designs. We provide our clients with the chance to have any custom made design brought to life, and built to accentuate their personal home decor. Our gallery offers a line of unique designs that you will not find anywhere else.
DWF Gallery is an interior decor provider for both home and business. We provide our clients with the ever so popular live edge products such as tables, fireplace mantles and coffee tables, some with matching end tables.
Feel free to go through this site, and see what we have and possibly inspire some great ideas of your own.
Don’s passion and incredible skill are apparent in every one of his creations. We encourage you to take some time to browse through our gallery of past creations and the items currently on display in our store to gain a finer appreciation of his unique touch. Every piece has been lovingly crafted, yielding stunning and elegant results that are sure to impress time and time again.
Don a self-taught woodworker who discovered his abilities after his daughter asked him to create a replica of a beautiful wooden box. After succeeding in this endeavor, he realized that he could do so much better than the model he drew his initial inspiration from, and spent countless hours delving into the woodworking craft.
Having taught himself the art of joinery, gluing techniques and laminating, he has gone on to produce absolutely stunning pieces That are on display in the USA, Canada, Australia and throughout the world. He never uses dyes or stains, instead opting to bring out the natural warmth and character of the handpicked wood he uses.