Our wood items are crafted mostly from local fallen trees from Vancouver Island, but also from scraps of upcycled exotic woods.

Where to shop?

You’ll always find our best selection of wood at our Nanaimo gift shop. Shop online for a smaller, curated selection of wood.

What’s in store?

We stock a variety of lathe-turned wooden bowls, boxes, coasters, cutting and charcuterie boards, and even wooden jewelry.

Browse below for an idea of the unique treasures you could find!


Ken of Heartwood Studio uses his lathe and experience to turn local fallen trees into some of the thinnest, lightest bowls of all sizes. No two are alike!


Robert Jakobsen uses exotic hardwoods and his fine woodworking skills to make small display boxes that are perfect for jewelry, watches, and other treasures. We can custom-order larger jewelry boxes as well, made in Robert’s style of exposed joinery and simple lines.


Both Ken and Robert make absolutely stunning cutting boards and charcuterie boards. These boards, some with live edges, are both beautiful and functional.


We are occasionally lucky to carry wooden furniture, like the rustic tables made with old weathered barnwood pictured here, among other pieces.

Wood Jewelry

Rowan Walton uses a scroll saw to cut designs such as trees and animals out of arbutus wood. Depending on the size of the branches he finds, he makes pendants on cotton cords or small or large framed artworks.

Other Wood Gifts

We also carry handmade wooden utensil holders, ornaments, bookmarks, coaster sets (pictured), salad spoon sets, single spoons, stir sticks, hot pads, and really special burl or live edge decorative bowls.

Our wood artisans

  • Heartwood Studio

    Duncan, BC

  • Naturally Wood

    Nanaimo, BC

  • Windy Tree

    Nanaimo, BC

Shop in store

Stop by our store in Nanaimo, BC for the best selection.

Shop in-store

Shop online

Visit our online shop for a curated collection of items.

Shop online

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