Jeff Clark, Woodworking

Sweet Hackberry Lidded Bowl         I became interested in woodworking at a very young age but began working seriously about 35 years ago with the purchase of a Sears Radial arm saw and a Belsaw 12” planer.  Two planers, 4 lathes, 2 band saws, a table saw, a jointer, numerous other pieces […]

Garret Cathcart, Woodwork

I make one of a kind rustic furniture.  This table is my first attempt at working with rustic legs which I’ve always like the look of. I have over 30 years of custom wood working epxerience mainly for BKM Office Furniture in E. Hartford, Connecticut, and now in Pittsboro, NC.  I have always loved playing […]

Richard Quinlan, Woodworking

I use Chatham County woods from my farm to create the woodcraft pieces.  Each piece is custom and original.  I try to make  my work in the Arts & Crafts Style using an artistic contemporary eye.  I would be happy to make a piece especially for you if you don’t find just what you are looking for, such as […]

Orlan Johnson Cutting Boards

“Cutting Boards” Orlan Johnson Woodwork $32 – $60 each I have always hated to throw things away, so I started making these years ago from the scraps of wood in my workshop.  People always really liked them (and used them).  Giving a cutting board as a gift is so easy, it is never wrong or […]

Larrie Collura, Cedar Walking Sticks

Larrie Collura crafts his walking sticks from locally harvested wood from the Forest of Pittsboro.  He is also a sax player, a chef, a painter and does other woodwork.  He lets the wood tell him what to do! Larrie Collura, Cedar Walking Sticks

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Larrie Collura “Walking Stick”

Walking Stick Larrie Collura Larrie crafts his walking sticks from locally harvested wood from the Forest of Pittsboro.  He is also a sax player, a chef, a painter and does other woodwork.  He lets the wood tell him what to do! ~~~ See new pieces on FaceBook Follow us on Twitter @TheJoyfulJewel Call us at […]

Orlan Johnson “Wooden Seam Ripper”

Wooden Seam Ripper Orlan Johnson $18 Since someone just now asked, “What is a seam ripper?” I thought to feature this handy tool made by woodworker Orlan Johnson today.  When he first brought a few of these into the Joyful Jewel I mentioned that no one would know what they were.  I was wrong.  A […]

Orlan Johnson “Seam Rippers”

Seam Rippers Orlan Johnson Woodworking with metal and plastic $18 So, you are probably staying in today with the blustery storm outside.  Do you recognize these bits of woodworking by Orlan Johnson?  Wouldn’t one of these in your hand ease the pain of an errant stitch!  The substantial curvy round handles and the extra smoothness […]