Friday, 27 December 2013 by

Part 1 of the November Road Trip highlighted some great pizza and a stop at Hearne Hardwoods in Oxford PA. In this installment I headed to Felder USA in New Castle DE to meet up with my contact Geoff Doubet. I’d been speaking to Geoff on the phone since late 2006 but we had never


Saturday, 14 December 2013 by

Last month I took a road trip to check out a couple of places I had been yearning to see in person – Felder USA in New Castle, DE and Hearne Hardwoods in Oxford, PA. There’s probably no better excuse to bug out than when you’re having the floors in your house refinished so it

Fall On Nantucket…

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 by

We have been experiencing another beautiful fall on Nantucket this year. The inclination is to say, “Ho Hum”, but we all know it won’t last too much longer. Last week was warm enough to hit the beach a few times in the late afternoon with some quick dips into a steadily cooling Atlantic. Water temps

A shop visit from the Master…

Friday, 23 August 2013 by

Just got back last night from a trip off island to Rob and Ralph’s house to install some Douglas fir bookcases in their beautiful mid-century home just outside Boston.  I don’t remember ever going on an August roadtrip but it may have happened.  Some things I just don’t remember anymore…I had to go standby on

What a day!

Sunday, 21 July 2013 by

What a great day at the Artisan Show today! Lot’s of people strolling and trolling for stuff. They seemed very educated about furniture and asked many great questions, all while grabbing business cards, and oohing and ahhing. The highlight of the day: I had just finished wolfing down a chicken salad sandwich when who comes

Event Under the Tent

Thursday, 18 July 2013 by

The annual Event Under the Tent to benefit Small Friends of Nantucket, and sponsored by the Nantucket Looms is finally here! I’ve been going like a madman getting everything ready. The booth is all set up and it looks great! My first “trade show” and with the help of my man Ralph Lucier at Ideascape

Nantucket Looms

Tuesday, 02 July 2013 by

The past 6 months have been somewhat of a blur. Getting a new business going with all the issues that have to be dealt with can be a bit daunting. But, for the first time in a long time, all the hard work is about to pay dividends. Starting July 3rd and for the next