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Cross Cut Saw

Cross Cut Saw

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Cross Cut Saw from Sloquet Creek. Estimated to be from the 1930's-40's. Greg Burt believes it was the first cut block in this area. It was kinked and stuck in a large cedar stump. The saw is 8 feet long, bent and rusted.

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011.03.01

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Native basket

Native basket

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A native basket most likely made in the interior. It has a design of four connected diamonds with the pattern of red, white, black, white ,and red. It once belonged to Margaret Furey (nee Ronayne) - she received it from an unknown source. UBC thought that the basket was valuable, comes with care and conservation documents from the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

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014.25.01

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Native basket

Native basket

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A native basket most likely made in the interior made with a riser on the bottom. Ten stripes on the sides five Black and yellow, five red and yellow. Four on two of the sides and two on the other two sides. It once belonged to Margaret Furey (nee Ronayne) - she received it from an unknown source. UBC thought basket was valuable, comes with care and conservation documents from the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

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014.25.02

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Rules for Grading Handbook

Rules for Grading Handbook

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Rules for Grading of Pine, Spruce, Cedar, Larch, Fir, and Hemlock. By the Mountain Lumber Manufacturers Association. October 1st 1920 edition. Written in Nelson BC. Book is bound in red leather cover. Cover is still in very good condition but has detached from inner pages. Inner pages are bound together by staples, and then have been glued to the leather cover which has detached.

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014.06.03

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basket

basket

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A cedar weaved basket. a. The basket has triangular designs weaved into the sides. It has blue, red and white cedar weaved into it as well. b. The lid has a hole in the middle. It has a flower design with blue, red and white cedar. The basket is from Mount Currie but the maker is unknown.

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017.06.07ab

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Certi-Split Red Cedar Shakes Labels

Certi-Split Red Cedar Shakes Labels

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All four of the tags read "TYEE FOREST PRODUCTS LTD. PEMBERTON B.C" on the top. In the middle it reads "CERTI-SPLIT TRADE MARK Handsplit Red Cedar Shakes Number 1 GRADE. These shakes meet all quality requirements for handsplit red cedar shakes as established by RED CEDAR SHINGLES & HANDSPLIT SHAKE BUREAU, SEATTLE WASH. Copyright 1955. Vancouver, B.C." On the back are instructions for roof pitch and exposure, roof application, nailing, and literature. a+b) have orange tops and on the bottom it reads "24x1"/2"-3/4" Handsplit-&-Resawn". The bottom of b) has black mold stains. c+d) have white tops and on the bottom it reads 24"x1/2-5/8 Tapersplit d) is covered in red stains. The items were found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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018.07.03abcd

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Centigrade Red Cedar Shingles Label

Centigrade Red Cedar Shingles Label

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Two red labels for "CERTIGRADE Red Cedar SHINGLES Red Label". The labels read "NAILS use only rust resistant nails in the laying of each shingle. Only Certigrade Red Cedar Shingles. Owners should DEMAND and INSIST on the use of rust proof nails. Ask the retail lumberman for literature on over-roofer or remodeling with red Cedar Shingles & Handsplit SHAKE BUREAU, 5510 WHITE BLDG, SEATTLE, WASH 98101, OR 1477 WEST PENDER ST. VANCOUVER, B.C."; "TRADE MARK CERTIGRADE REGISTERED IN US PATENT OFFICE RED CEDAR SHINGLES RED LABEL"; "THIS LABEL IS TO DESIGNATE A MIXED-GRAIN SHINGLE WHICH MEETS ALL QUALITY REQUIREMENTS OF RED LABEL GRADE SHINGLES AS SHOWN IN CURRENT GRADING AND PACKING RULES"; "RED CEDAR SHINGLE & HANDSPLIT SHAKE BUREAU" On the back are instructions. there is a red stain on the top proper right corner of b) and there is a black stain on the proper left corner of a). The items were found on the Perkins brothers lot.

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018.07.04ab

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Wooden Barbeque Device

Wooden Barbeque Device

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This is a wooden barbeque device. Also known as "Kw'elten" in Lil'wat language. This item is used to fire roast fish. The stick is made from cedar.

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988.24.03

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