Friendly Carpenter - Fencing contractor offering affordable residential or commercial, standard or custom fences, artistic gates, stairs and railings, and more to North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Burnaby. Satisfaction guaranteed.


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~ Creative fences, gates, arbors, gazebos, decks, stairs, and more. ~
Servicing North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Burnaby, B.C., Canada


 Friendly Fence...
A carpenter offering residential or commercial, standard or custom built fences, artistic gates, decks, stairs gazebos, and more.
Serving North Vancouver, West Vancouver and Burnaby.
Owned an operated by Cole Harvey, a mindful, tidy, versatile, one man operator. 
Please call for a free estimate

Customer Testimonials

Old Growth Forest Fence

Bee Hives on Elevated Platform

Railings & Steps


A visit from the Boss


She stops in now and then to ensure I get things just right!

Curved Laminated Gate w/ Batons and Diamond Cut-outs

Curved Laminated w/ Detailed Trim

Straight forward gates and fences designed to fit your budget.

 "I've always enjoyed and admired quality workmanship offered by highly skilled masters, no matter what the trade.  They have inspired me to offer up only the best of my skills,  strive to offer the most mindful service and to provide my clients with a high quality product that will last for many years... no matter what it is I'm doing."
Cole Harvey



Exterior stair construction or repairs

Architects Fence

Elaborate Door and Arbor

Composite Decking



Heritage Landing


Japanese Style

Wireless Key Lock

Patterned Double Cedar Gate

Horizontal 1x4's

....  1x3 / 1x6


The Don Johnstone Railing

Louvers in the Forest


Heavy Rough Cedar Stairs




Horizontal Screen


Double Arch Driveway

Open Arch Gate


Veranda, Steps and Open Arched Gate



Deck Over




Yes....   I do work in the Winter!



Practical Stairs

Classy Railings


Wide Picket







Stata Projects


Stair Entry Gate







Bridge to Everywhere...

....with expanded metal treads...





Curvy Triple Laminated Gate and Arbor of Divine Proportions

                                                             ... and little brother



Article in "Vancouver Business Magazine"

March 15-21, 2011

"Canine Chalet"

...and please take a moment to read this poem:
  "The Now of Nanuq"
- a little wisdom from the "doghouse"


Treasure Chests, Boot Lockers

Built with loving care just like in the good old days by the classic carpentry masters, these products will last for many years.