Computer – A tool to keep close at hand.

A little over two weeks ago my back decided to go out. I had to give up and see the doctor. The doctor ordered, “No nothing, just rest”. Well, he was right. I was unable to get around to do anything, including just going to the shop.

Saw the doctor today and got the OK today to do limited work. I am still moving very slow but did make it to my shop this afternoon. I had left my computer in the shop and was without it till this afternoon.   That is the reason for not doing anything that one needs their computer for like: checking and sending emails; monitoring ones web store, and most important – keeping folks informed and timely answering questions.

I am sorry for any inconvenience I caused anyone.

Lesson learned: Do not leave computer in shop or get hold of someone to retrieve it if unable to do so.


New Photos upload on flickr

New pictures on Flickr at


Unfinished to Finished Hickory Pizza Peel

I have had several questions about how different species of wood look. I am in the process of putting together information to assist in answering the question. I have some of the information published on my web  site at under the Menu heading of Wood Information and article Wood Species. Below photos shows a hickory pizza peel ready for the finish to be applied and after the finish was applied. 



Amazing how the finish brings out nature’s beauty.



Be safe and enjoy the holiday season. 

Stocking Stuffers



Stocking Stuffers handmade in cherry, hickory, maple, or black walnut. 

Oven Rack Pull Push tool for that special cook so they do not get close to that hot oven rack. Use it to pull out the hot oven rack and push it back in instead of a pot holder or towel, much safer. 

Nothing like a wooden butter knife to cut and spread butter. Also great for cheese this time of year. 

Happy Holiday Season to all, be safe this season. Web Store OPEN Finally

Finally after four months I have opened the new web store  with a few wood kitchen utensils offered. I will be adding to the wood kitchen utensils weekly over the next few weeks.

Wooden Hair Accessories and Wooden Jewelry coming soon.

Please check out the site and let me know what you think.

Customs order if you would like something not in the store.

Have a happy holiday season.

Stocking Stuffers Honey Dippers Cherry

Opening new web shop

Opening new web shop at

Sign up to be notified when shop opens at out welcome page located at

First 50 will receive a coupon code for discount on any purchase made before end of this year, 2013. The first 12 will receive in addition to coupon code a Cherry Oven pull. The next 12 will receive in addition to the coupon code a free Cherry Honey Dipper.


Black Walnut Cake or Pie Knife and Server, Left Handed

Black Walnut hand carved into a cake or pie knife and server for left handed person. Use to cut a slice of cake and serve it with the same tool or use to cut a slice of pie and serve it also. Available in my ETSY shop



Salad Servers available in four species of wood

Hand made wood Salad Servers are listed in my store in ETSY. Available in four species of wood, see photos for examples of each!
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