Work may be viewed at the shop if you are in the Dane County, WI area.  Please email to make an appt.  Because of the pandemic, social distancing and a mask at the shop are necessary.

Available for immediate purchase in the website store

Salt & pepper shakers, coasters and wooden dolls are almost always in stock.  These can be purchased directly from the store. Many of the larger pieces are also in stock (see the Available Now page).  If you are in the Dane County WI area pieces can be picked up from the shop or delivered.  Otherwise, shipping arrangements can be made.

Custom

If a piece is not in stock or you would like it in a different size or wood, it can be custom ordered.  Please email for more information about any piece you are interested in.

Finishes, stains and aging

Durable, water and alcohol resistant finishes are used on all of my work.  A child safe finish (shellac) is  used on the wooden dolls.  With the exception of ebonizing (the process of making wood black) wood stains are not used.  Clear finishes are used to enhance the wood’s natural color and grain. 

All woods darken with age, some more than others and always more quickly when exposed to sunlight.  Cherry, for example, is very light in color when first finished. While stains can darken it immediately, the beautiful, rich, translucent color associated with aged cherry cannot be matched in any other way. My preference therefore is to let the sun and time do their work. The wait is worth it.

Shipping, Crating and Delivery

I am happy to deliver furniture in Dane County and its environs. Furniture can also be shipped nationally and internationally.  A quote can be obtained from shipping services to pack and ship.

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