Thuya wood boxes

We now stock a selection of these beautifully finished, polished wood boxes The wood comes from the roots of the Thuya tree, a shrubby conifer indigenous to southern Morocco. The root has no other uses and would usually be burned when the tree was felled Down To The Wood Round box with spherical lid as shown above (flat base) £12 Square box shown below £9 Egg £5 Mushroom box £12

A corking new idea!

We’ve never stoked cork products, it wasn’t so much the argument whether it’s wood or not, more the simple fact that while wood is textured, grained and infinity variable, cork is just a little bit plain; too homogeneous to have the character of a hardwood. But you can’t help feeling a little sorry for an environmentally friendly industry that has been usurped by composite corks and metal lids, so we’ve had another look, and look…

The Muggles Pensieve

A reliable method for non-wizarding folk to store memories. It’s all very well for those high-wizards to store and share memories with their fancy pensieves, but here’s a work-around for the rest of us. It is also sometimes called a memory stick, because it stores your memories and it was made from a stick! a quote form the owner of Down To The Wood We have it it walnut and soon in Maple, they’re all…

Oiling Boards

There is a lot of work preparing these wooden boards, then about 3 hours under the laser, but you still don’t really know what you’ve got until the oil goes on. Perry Bond Just watch this Golden retriever board Each board is a one-off, and they sell quite quickly, so we’re keeping a record of our boards over at Pinterest If there’s an image you would like to see on a board, just leave a…

Is it a Westie?

We know our woods, we though we knew our dogs, but now we’re not so sure! Is it a Westie?Yorkie?Jack Russell?Border Terrier? Well, it’s on Alder wood; at least we know that! Here are some other designs:All about 15″ x 10″ (380mm x 250mm) These are all one-offs and some are already sold, but we are happy to attempt any image or re-do one we have already tried. A complete gallery of these boards can…