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Elisa Drumm / Table

Elisa received her B.F.A. in Textiles from the Rhode Island School of Design. After several years as a designer and colorist in New York, she moved to the Boston area with her husband, Jeff and started her own line of hand-printed clothing. With the birth of her twins, the clothing line became too difficult to maintain, and the sewing machines were traded in for power tools and a mini van. Today, Elisa designs, carves, and paints a limited edition line of wood clocks, mirrors, and furniture greatly influenced by early American folk art and colors of the South West. Many pieces include cast pewter work designed for her by her father, sculptor Don Drumm.
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Bob Murphy /Door Harp

Bob had been a builder and finish carpenter for 30 years when he took over Gary Uptonís 30 year old, one man, door harp business. The Swedish Door Harp is an old Scandinavian instrument used to welcome friends to your home. Hung on the inside of the door, the harp chimes from the motion of opening and closing. Should you desire to change the chord, simply tighten or loosen the tuning pins. The harps are made of naturally colorful, unstained hardwoods. Finished with several coats of Danish Oil and hand rubbed with a beeswax mixture, an occasional buffing with a soft cloth will maintain beauty and luster.
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Ed Wohl /Cutting Board

Award-winning artist Ed Wohl has been designing and building custom wood furniture, cutting boards and serving trays for over twenty years. His architectural background and sculptural approach are evident in the lustrous look, liquid feel and definitive utility of his creations. Hard maple, found mostly in the northern U.S. and southern Canada, is prized for its beauty and durability. No one knows what causes only one tree in about 500 to yield some wood that exhibits the rare and distinctive birdís-eye pattern. From this scarce supply, a small amount is carefully selected to make these solid maple cutting boards. Since birdís-eye maple varies tremendously in color and grain pattern, each board is crafted using carefully selected sections from a single piece of wood. This custom matching gives each board its distinctive appearance.
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Ernest White/Mummy Case Clock

The clock pictured is a mummy case clock designed and sculpted by Ernest White. He produced a number of these clocks in the eighties and the owner of Handworks, Glenn Johnson, only recently convinced him to make some more. Ernest White began a second career as a woodworker when he retired from mechanical engineering in 1972. He combined a love for wood with his interest in mechanics by designing and building clocks. He sometimes finds antique, wind-up weight driven clock movements, which he'll refurbish and design cases for. He also acquires new, old-fashioned spring style wind-up movements with pendulums and chimes like he uses in the mummy case. Ernest also makes an assortment of round clocks that he lathe turns from an 8-segment blank. All of his clocks are signed and numbered and each is unique.
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Charles Faucher/natural wood turned bowls

Charles has been working with wood since his graduation from Philadelphia College of Art in the '70's. His woodturning had always been associated with larger pieces but a couple of years ago, he purchased a classic lathe of robust precision design. The solo possibilities of a lathe had always intrigued him and since purchasing his lathe he has been turning small lidded boxes and bowls, large and small, seeking out other turners and immersing himself in local turning culture. "It is a wonderful new path for me," says Charles, " as I explore wood from a fresh point of view. The lathe does a very simple thing, after all; it spins the wood. Whatever sense and shape the wood acquires is completely up to me. It is like carving or sculpture; the skill with which I wield a gouge or skew, applying just the right pressure, veering and lifting to part away everything that is not a bowl or box, is a constant challenge. If I get it right, a box, a little mystery of dark lidded recess or a bowl, a stylized cupped hand gesture, is the wonderful result."
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