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Handcrafted in Franklin, TN

Woodworking | Soy Candles | Small Gifts

“He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.”

- St. Francis of Assissi 

Support the Local Craftsman.

Meet the Craftsman.

Tim Ward, Woodworker

Tim is an environmental scientist turned craftsman who is always on the hunt to build fine goods from an old scrap pile of wood.  He has lived in Nashville since 1989 and has made Franklin, TN his home.  Tim spends his time outdoors - fishing, camping with the family, coaching soccer and working on house renovations.  He mostly spends time in his shop working on custom projects and sketching new ideas. 

Follow him along on Instagram for his latest works, ongoing side projects and a dose of inspiration:

photo skills:  Jessica Gann Photography

Meet the Candlemaker.

Interested in a Custom Product?

Please visit our instagram site or reach out to us via email address below.   We would be excited to discuss a custom product with you.  From coasters, to cutting boards, to charcuterie boards, to custom candle scents for your shop - lets talk about it all.   Nothing is out of reach.

For standard boards and pricing, click here to visit our products page.



The board is absolutely beautiful, we don't even want to put it in the cabinet!  To top it off, it cuts amazing!  It is super sturdy and we can definitely tell it will hold up to just about anything.  

Chris & Leah Blazer

For my wedding, I wanted a simple cupcake tower that I could use after the wedding.  Tim went above and beyond with what I envisioned.  It turned out perfectly!  Everyone loved it!

Sarah Richardson

I am so in love with my cutting board!! I knew it would be beautiful, but it exceeded my expectations!  Its going to make my kitchen so much fun!

Sara & Jason Beard