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

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…

Alder Animal Coasters

We designed some coasters last year, asked a man with a machine to laser them for me in Oak… when he had finished, he said ‘all done, only I couldn’t get oak, so we used bamboo’ …well we do like I bit of environmentally friendly grass; but it’s not very English, the New Forest is not exactly famous for it’s swathes of bamboo! So earlier this year, we had a chance meeting with another man…

Walnut flip-click-clock

Well it looks like a block of walnut; it is walnut, just not quite solid. Inside there’s some of that modern wizardry stuff. The time is projected through the wood (yes, really) Set the alarm, then simply tap the top surface to snooze, or flip it over to turn off alarm (if you can’t see a picture of an alarm clock on the top, then it’s not on.) ) Alarm (flip to turn off) Rechargeble…

Our first cheese board

We’ve been playing with our new laser a while now, but it’s hard to get it running without the odd hiccup and as images take a long while we usually get a programme crash or the laser not stepping the correct amount. But here is our first success. It took just over 4 hours! New Forest English Oak Otter engraved Cheese Board £35 15″ x 10″ The English Oak; three hundred years to grow, three…

Swedish Door Harps

After a gap of eight years, we finally have a range of door harps back in stock. A Scandinavian musical instrument hung on the inside of your front door to welcome guests into your home with a beautiful soothing sounds as the door opens and closes …or you can hang one on the fridge door, as a tuneful alarm to stop night raiders, Traditionally a Swedish folk item, these door harps are made from beautiful…