Island Home Gallery

[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa040075-150x150.jpg]David is carving an orca for the new studio decor
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa150086-300x225.jpg]New deck and partially completed studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa180102.jpg]Wall of new studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_barge-visit.jpg]Barge with Captain Tom at the helm dropping off freight
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa250104-1024x768.jpg]Sally installing cedar shingles on the front wall of the studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa250103-1024x768_0.jpg]Sally working on the front wall of the studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_august.jpg]Brian and our daughter Emily get engaged on the point by the Inushtuk!
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa270111_0.jpg]David poses in front of new studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_april.jpg]David is cutting up an old fish pen to make a ramp.
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_bedroom.jpg]Our cool and peaceful bedroom
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p7070019-150x150.jpg]The first wall of the studio goes up
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p8090279-150x150.jpg]A pod of killer whales in the channel out front
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_boathouse-deck-and-funicular.jpg]David working on the funicular track
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_boatshed.jpg]The boatshed where we lived for a year and a half
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_cliche-sunset.jpg]Sunset view from the house
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_clothes-on-line-002.jpg]Ecologically correct dryer
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_cooking-in-the-boathouse-2005.jpg]Cooking in the boathouse where we lived while building
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_december.jpg]Winter view
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dining-room-and-kitchen.jpg]Looking through the dining are to the kitchen of our house
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dock.jpg]Our neighbour's dock with David in front of our original boat - Freelance
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dressed-for-winter-boating.jpg]Sally dressed for winter boating
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc00568.jpg]Jack, Liz and offspring
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc02450.jpg]A paddle David has painted
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc02992.jpg]Fiddich looks out over the approach we were building for the new ramp
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03038.jpg]Sally bringing in a small load of lumber in her 11 1/2' Boston Whaler
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03463.jpg]Eagle drying its wings
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03519.jpg]Foundation made of found materials - stones from the site and logs from the sea
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03539.jpg]Wasabi on the hard in the 'lagoon' for yearly maintenance
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03629.jpg]David's famous sushi
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dsc03715.jpg]Traditional cedar canoe bailer made by Sally
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_dude-with-attitude.jpg]Fiddich - dude with attitude
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_funicular.jpg]Funicular cart going up the hill full of gear
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_funicular_at_work.jpg]Funicular at work
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_generator-before-shed.jpg]Generator installed - shed now built around it
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_house-in-silhouette.jpg]House in silhouette (photo by R. Cole)
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0826.jpg]David towing the water cistern home
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0839.jpg]John and David unloading the IKEA kitchen
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0847.jpg]David installing kitchen counters (recycled fir)
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0875.jpg]Sally sanding floor (recycled fir)
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0880.jpg]Woodshed partially built
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0916.jpg]Boatshed kitchen
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0945.jpg]Island in the fog
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0991.jpg]Pawprint in the snow
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_0996.jpg]Dock at Surge Narrows with floating Post Office and freight shed
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1015.jpg]Prawns caught out front of our house in the channel
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1140.jpg]David ready to find a Christmas tree
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1337.jpg]Humpback whale in the channel
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1342.jpg]Max, Friend, David and Bill -- uurr! uurr!
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_1402.jpg]Sharon, Jin and Winson doing the dinner dishes
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_7814.jpg]Forest Photo thanks to Judy and Trevor (I think)
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_img_7916.jpg]Seastar
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_july.jpg]Cherries in Laurie's Garden
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_june.jpg]Dinner with Erica and Chinese University Students
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_kayaking-pwd.jpg]Kayaking - Megan on Sally's lap
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_kitchen-with-flowers.jpg]Kitchen
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_living-area.jpg]Our Living Area
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_loading-the-boat.jpg]John and David loading Sheer Point
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_main-road-r-i.jpg]Main Road
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_march.jpg]Kayakers at Sunset
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_marigolds-december-31-2011.jpg]Marigolds in December
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_may.jpg]Fiddich waiting for us to finish working
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_neighbourhood-parking-lot-2006.jpg]Neighbourhood parking lot
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-003.jpg]High tide in winter has lifted logs and debris off the beaches
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-004.jpg]Green tomatoe chutney
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-012.jpg]Rachel, Roger and David model traditional island headgear made by R&R
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-026.jpg]Ferry to Cortes
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-056.jpg]The birdfeeder has a tenant
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-077.jpg]Sally installing strapping on the woodshed roof
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_new-pics-025.jpg]English wwoofers
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_newer-004.jpg]Guests arriving for dinner
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_newer-029.jpg]Day 8 of 9 moving days
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_newer-030.jpg]Taking gear down to the boat
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_newest-007.jpg]Merlin and David framing up the generator shed
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_november.jpg]Sally with dogs on a blustery November day
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_october.jpg]Just another sunset
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_orcas.jpg]Orcas just off our beach
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p6300011.jpg]Signpost made by neighbour John
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p7160028.jpg]Yet another sunset
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p7180037.jpg]Brian taking student visitors for a paddle
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_p7210085.jpg]Doug with the student visitors he has taken to tour the area
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa150082.jpg]Studio under construction with temporary scaffolding
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa150086.jpg]Studio under construction
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pa270113.jpg]Sally in front of new studio
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_pwd-nirvana-cropped.jpg]Dog nirvana
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_ramp-construction-8.jpg]David cutting up an old fish pen to make a ramp
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_ramp-construction.jpg]Setting up the 'pull-toy' to drag the ramp into place
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_read-inside-house-1.jpg]Nephew James helping to install wpod floors
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_read-island-4.jpg]Fran and Ben
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_relaxing-in-the-boathouse-2005.jpg]Doug and David enjoying martinis in the boathouse
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_sally-david-fiddich-and-megan.jpg]Family portrait
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_september.jpg]Herbs from the garden
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_shortcut-pass.jpg]Shortcut Pass
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_siemens-motor-controller.jpg]Siemens motor controller for the funicular
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_snow-018.jpg]The woodshed in the snow
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_stove-afloat.jpg]Moving the stove
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_surfing.jpg]Using the crane to take the Surf out of the water for repair
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_the-layered-look.jpg]The layered look
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_wasabi.jpg]David on Wasabi
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_winch-before-disaster-struck.jpg]David using the old winch to bring up logs
[img src=http://offthegridhomes.org/wp-content/flagallery/island-home-gallery/thumbs/thumbs_woodstove-by-sheldon.jpg]Woodstove (Photo by S. Cole)