Artist: Nick Brown
Wooden Furniture, Housewares
About: Nick Brown, the sole craftsperson behind Crown Custom Craftworks, combines modern & rustic aesthetics to design furniture and hand carved housewares. Focusing on using salvaged and foraged woods in creating each unique, individual piece.
Artists: Heather & Mike Merlo
Home Décor, Serving Trays & Boards
About: GRITWORX Designs is an artisan woodworking pair in Upstate NY specializing in charcuterie boards, wood risers, cutting boards, live-edge serving trays and more. All of these can be personalized with custom laser engraving.
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Artists: Erin and Jono
About: Erin and Jono are the makers behind Squirrel Hill Design and Craft. Erin combines Cartography, Graphic Design and Woodworking - cutting each layer of wood one-by-one before stacking and adhering them by hand. This process reveals the true-to-life elevation of the landscape. Jono, the other half of Squirrel Hill has been professionally picture framing since 2013. he uses all acid free, archival quality materials in his picture framing practices and techniques. Together, they aim to capture and celebrate the beauty of the natural world. Creating highly accurate, one-of-a-kind topographic maps out of thin sheets of cherry and maple wood.
Anatomical Pyrographer, Wood-burning
About: Megan is a self taught artist who uses her illustration to cope with her chronic health conditions. Anatomically accurate illustration paired with incorporation of botanical and geometric elements allows Megan to creatively explore the way bodies "should be", and all the various ways that things can go "wrong".
Megan found wood-burning in fall of 2017 as a way to fill the time between graduate school and her first professional job: and unstrung studios was born.
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Artist: Jacquie Gilmore
Reclaimed Wood Home Decor, Furniture
About: Jacquie founded Urban LumberJax in 2015, filled with a desire to share with others her innovative creations from hand-salvaged, reclaimed materials. Each phase of the process, from salvaging to designing to building to finishing, brings new challenges and love for the craft. The on-trend home furnishings and décor offered at Urban LumberJax are crafted meticulously in order to maintain the integrity and character of the salvaged material, embracing its history while also breathing new life into it.