Gambier Island Howe Sound History

Gambier Island Howe Sound History

 Captain George Vancouver Names Gambier Island June 1792 HMS Discovery The First European to enter the waters of Howe Sound was Captain George Vancouver in June 1792.Captain Vancouver was in Command of the HMS Discovery and HMS Catham. At this time he named the sound...
Howe Sound Gambier Island Cabin Construction

Howe Sound Gambier Island Cabin Construction

In 2014 Tamlin Timber Frame and Log Homes built a cabin on Gambier Island. Specializing in remote builds,it was built in the middle of a winter with a completion by summer. In the photo above, you can see the workers assembling the SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels)....
A little off-grid inspiration

A little off-grid inspiration

This sunny, simple, off-grid cabin located in upstate New York exemplifies the sort of structures we’re seeing built these days throughout Howe Sound. Because so many of the properties feature two building sites, many settlers choose to begin their multi-year...