He's a little bit rustic .... she's a little bit primitive.
Tim began working with wood after moving north in 2004, creating rustic frames and small shelves. As he gained experience and began to create larger pieces, the inevitable bins of wood scraps soon took over the yard. Ellyn began to dabble with the scraps - painting small ornaments and characters from the odd shaped wood. And so our journey began!
Our small bins of wood have been replaced with full slabs of wood from local sawmills. Here in our newest shop, you'll find everything from primitive stenciled signs to hand crafted boxes and rustic art frames. You'll find some one-of-a-kind and few-of-a-kind items as well. An odd-shaped scrap of wood could become a Christmas tree, a rough tree branch a candle holder, or a knot hole the home of a jingle bell.
For the last few years, we've offered our wood items on Etsy in our original shop, ModerationCorner, alongside our dolls and clothespin ornaments. We've created this new shop to focus entirely on our woodworking. You can still find our PinFolk ornaments, sculpted Santas, and primitive dolls at: www.etsy.com/shop/moderationcorner .
Designer, Builder, Sawdust Collector
Originally from Georgia, Tim began working with wood soon after moving to Maine in 2004. After starting with simple rustic frames, he's advanced his skills and is known for his natural, live-edge furniture. Our boxes and trays are crafted by Tim.
Designer, Painter, Brush Collector
Ellyn added painting to her original crafting skills soon after Tim began building. All of our painting and stenciling is done by Ellyn.
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Frequently asked questions
What is the difference between Parcel Select and Priority Mail Shipping in the US?
Parcel Select is typically the least expensive shipping option, but can often take between 4-10 days to arrive, depending on how far the package is traveling from New England.
Priority Mail is usually a little more expensive, but your package will typically arrive between 1-3 days, no matter where you are in the US. Closer to the busy Christmas holiday, this may extend to 4-5 days, depending on weather.
In some cases, we find that both options are the same cost. In this case, we will ship via faster Priority Mail even if you selected Parcel Select on your order. The exception is if you have notified us specifically that you would not be available to receive your package that quickly.