Hoselton Sculptures – Art in Aluminum

Hoselton Sculptures – Art in Aluminum At The Shop we have built relationships with many Canadian artists and their studios. One of our longest and closest relationships have been with Hoselton Studio, located just outside Colborne Ontario. We have offered a wide range of their sculptures and have enjoyed a tour of their operations during…

GKE Board and Bench

Gary has had a life-long fascination with working in wood. As a hobbyist, he taught himself through trial and error how to choose the right wood and has pushed the limits of time honoured cutting board techniques by introducing colours into the boards and using non-traditional woods. Today he is a full time craftsman, focusing…

Stinson Studios

In the early 80s, in the backwoods of Eastern Ontario, Don Stinson made a living turning and making furniture, expressing himself creatively by hand crafting wooden bowls and burls in a hundred year old horse stable. Since then, the bowls and burls have taken centre stage, and the business has grown in size and gained…

Cedar Mountain Studio

Long before the days of the internet and web-based stores, Don was touting his crafty wares to the best gift shops in Vancouver. This is how he and Suzanne met. One day while she was working in a hip little shop, Don ‘the bird man’ came in to show off his hand-crafted wooden bird toy,…

Stinson Bowls

The New York International Gift Fair was amazing! Besides being a good excuse to visit NYC, the show introduced us to new sources we don’t see at the regular shows in Toronto. What is more exciting is finding ones that are actually from Canada! Stinson Studio is a great example. Located in Tamworth Ontario, Stinson…

Bibelot Designs

We are excited to be re-introducing Bibelot Designs into the shop. Bibelot Designs is Christine McGrath, who moved from jewellery design to creating “a line of fresh, modern and sophisticated home accents using glass, textiles and wood veneer.” Her pieces, especially the castle frames, were always popular items in the shop. Her present collection includes…

Woodstock Chimes At The Shop

Woodstock Chimes was started in 1979 by Gary Kvistad using his background as a highly regarded percussionist. His goal was to tune each tube of the chime to a different note from a scale based on the theme that inspires the particular chime’s design. This creates a chime that not only looks great, but creates…

Lost and Found Art Blocks from Cedar Mountain

There are many great ‘made in Canada’ collections that you have asked us to expand in the Shop. One of these is CedarMountain’s “Lost & Found” art blocks made on Saltspring Island,British Columbia. This picturesque 183 square kilometre island with a population of 10,500 is filled with artists of all kinds. We met with Suzanne,…