The Shop

The shops sits on the Cobbosseccontee stream in Gardiner, Maine. The tall ceilings spacious floor plan and light filled shop make up the perfect creative environment for woodworking.

“A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.” –Louis Nizer

Where you find quality, you will find a craftsman, not a quality-control expert. -Robert Brault

“Only those who have the patience to do simple things perfectly ever acquire the skill to do difficult things easily.” -Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805), dramatist, essayist and poet

“Whether made into a wooden pillow or table, wood with excellent grain is a guarantee of splendid poems, and the composition of perfect documents.” –Liu Sheng from “Ode to a Fine Grained Wood,” a Chinese text from the second century, B.C.