Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Tuesday's Teamie

In honor of Father's Day, our Tuesday's Teamie features some of our team Wood shops. There are many beautifully handcrafted items here so make sure to visit these shops when gift shopping for Dad or other special people in your life!

Wood Shops

Daryl Bender of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA is the woodworker and shop owner of Bender's Woodcraft. Daryl offers cutting boards, chopping blocks, cedar window boxes, and more. He also offers reproduction coffee mills. His shop opened October 2010 and has 100% positive feedback. His customers especially love his coffee mill and say: "very well done," "...wonderful addition to our cozy cabin...", and "couldn't be more happy!"

Barry Lee Loewen is from Morden, Manitoba, Canada and his shop is Canadian Wood Crafts. Barry carries hair forks and sticks, coffee scoops, kitchen utensils, cherry wood buttons, and wood miniatures. His shop also has a large selection of baby spoons, forks, teethers and toys. Barry opened shop February 2006 and has 100% positive feedback. His customer's comments: "beautiful handwork," "beautiful rattle with soft sound," and "my baby loves it!"

Ithaca, New York, USA is the home and shop location of Austin Marland. In his shop, Carriage House Woodcrafters. Austin offers a selection of rolling pins, wine stoppers, mortar and pestle sets, honey dippers, and more. Carriage House Woodcrafters opened shop March 2012 and has 100% feedback. Austin's customers comment on his great customer service and say "beautiful rolling pin!"

Cleveland, Ohio is the home of David and his woodworking shop,  DarbynWoods.  David offers
bowls, wine stoppers, cutting boards, cake plates, and a selection of other gift items. He also does custom design work.  David opened shop October 2005 and has 100% feedback. Customers of DarbynWoods say: "gorgeous...rich and vibrant colors...," "made to be put on display," and "fabulous seller to work with!"

Bob Ungar of Abbotsford, BC, Canada is the woodworker behind Dreams in Wood. Bob offers a selection of wooden bowls in a variety of styles including one of a kind fretwork. He also offers keepsake and trinket boxes, wall hangings, clocks, puzzles, toys and much more. Dreams in Wood opened September 2010 and Bob's customers have nothing but positive things to say about his creations: "beautiful handiwork," "love it", and "wonderful dish!"

Mr. & Mrs. Vincent Leman are the husband and wife team behind Dust Furniture. Their studio is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, USA. Dust Furniture offers tables, clocks, bookcases, cabinets and other wood furniture and accents in an array of colors. The shop opened March 2008 and has 100% positive feedback.  The Leman's customers say: "expertly crafted," "...extraordinary...exceeds my expectations!"

Pat Camara is from San Juan Bautista, California, USA and is the woodworker behind  PC Woodcraft and Pens. Pat carries badger (shaving) brushes, shaving sets, razors, and fountain pen sets. He also crafts cedar blanket chests and more. Pat opened shop August 2008 and has 100% positive feedback. His customers remark: "expert woodworking," "beautiful craftmanship," and "absolutely gorgeous!"


Sam and Nick Squailia are a husband and wife team from Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA. Their woodworking shop is Rustic Craft Design where they carry modern-rustic tables and benches, cutting and serving boards, and more. Sam and Nick also offer custom engraving of cutting boards and tables. Rustic Craft Design opened March 2012, and has 100% positive feedback. Rustic's customers say, "beautiful...obviously crafted with love," and "awesome product!"

Sierra Wood Sculptures is the woodworking shop of Toby Trezona II of Pollock Pines, California, USA. Toby carries found-wood sculptures, hand turned wood bowls, tree art jewelry boxes, black walnut bottle stoppers, and more. Sierra Wood Sculptures has been open since December 2010, and has 100% positive feedback. His customers praise his craftmanship and say "beautiful work!"


  1. Wow! We do have quite a group of talented wood workers! As the daughter of a master carpenter, I really appreciate this work. Great picks, Kathi. Congrats to all the featured artists.

  2. Nice to know about these wonderful friends. Passion for the work is seen.Congrats to all featured friends.

  3. Congratulations on the featured artists. Beautiful work. :) Susiesboutiquetlc.etsy.com