Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2016

Preview in select studios, Friday, October 14 5-8 pm, and in all studios, October 15 & 16, 2016 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm


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Russell Allen, Zack Barber and Heather Aronson, Fred Beckhorn, Jack Brown, Bob Chaffee, Don King,
Alexander MacCrea, Jim Wightman

Russell Allen

"RLA Designs" - Large selection of handmade wooden ornaments (animals, birds, etc). Functional and collectable wooden items handcrafted from Cherry, Maple, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut and Pine including handmade wood wall clocks and floor toys.
Russell Allen, 320 West State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 593-3109
Directions: Take Rt. 19 into Wellsville. Turn west on West State Street near high school. Approximately one half mile past school on right.

Zack Barber

"Dark Hollow Woodworks" - We specialize in a unique blend of furniture styles, crafting one-of-a-kind pieces and custom orders. We use mostly hardwoods and some exotics. And of course, don't forget about our flowers, over 100 different colors and styles.
Zack Barber and Heather Aronson, 6 John St., Belmont, NY 14813
(585) 808-8202
Directions: Off of Route 19S in the Village of Belmont, turn on John St (next to Dewey’s Mini Mart) 1st house on left over the tracks.

Fred Beckhorn

"Natural Form Furniture" - Exploring new ways to look at wood. Unique tables, chairs, benches, mirrors, lamps and sculpture of beautiful local and imported woods such as figured maple, cherry, walnut, birch, redwood, purpleheart and burls.
Fred Beckhorn, 195 Irish Hill Road, Rexville, NY 14877
Studio: (607) 356-3700
Directions: Take Rt. 248 East for 2 miles out of Whitesville. Turn right on Shamrock Rd. Turn left onto Irish Hill Rd. Studio is a half mile on the left.

Jack Brown

"Stones - N - Bones" - Multimedia Carver, Antlers, Fossil Ivory, Shell Cameo's, exclusive Silver and Gold Jewelry designs.
Jack Brown, 4297 Davis Hill Road, Scio, NY 14880
(716) 498-3035
Directions: 3995 Main Street (Route 19) Scio - intersection of Main and Sciota Street.

Bob Chaffee

"Carvings by Chaffee" - My woodcarvings vary in size from 2 inches to 2 feet. I carve in many styles, primarily three dimensional subjects such as busts, statues, animals, caricatures and wood spirits. I also carve decorative wall plates, many of which are customized as "Wedding" or "Anniversary" plates.
Bob Chaffee, 263 South Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 610-0630
Directions: At the intersection of Route 417 and South Main Street, take Route 19 South (South Main). Studio is one block on the left (tan house) directly across from the cemetery at the intersection with Rauber Street. You may park on Rauber Street.

Don King

"Don King" - Turning functional, decorative, eco-friendly, food safe items from wood and fallen trees, etc. of Allegany County NY. Studio open during Studio Tour, as well as year around by appointment.
Hardwood Creations by Don King, 1624 White Hill Road #1, Allentown, NY 14707
(585) 593-4609
DIRECTIONS: Take NY Rt. 417 west from Wellsville to Allentown. Turn left across from "old school." Go 1.2 miles up White Hill Road #1, just past McKee Road on left. Follow the signs.

Alexander MacCrea

"Celtic Woodcraft" - very individualistic and hand crafted peices inspired by the celtic heritage. Come and enjoy many works that are both decorative and functional. Fill your life with beauty that will last for generations.
Alexander MacCrea, 5808 East Valley Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803
(607) 382-0016
Directions: Showing at 1664 Waterwells Road. On Main Street in Alfred village center turn onto Church Street. (It changes to West University Street and then Waterwells Road). Follow it 1.4 miles out of town. Look for a gigantic green house and Allegany Artisans signs.

Jim Wightman

"Wightman Woodworks" - I make wood vases and bowls in a variety of shapes and sizes using hickory, walnut, cherry, oak and purpleheart. Unique markings and grain add decorative appeal. Vases are for dried flowers, bowls for nuts or candy. I also make unique wood pens, pencils, key chains and more.
Jim Wightman, 3412 Baldwin Road, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 593-5083
Directions: From Rt. 417 east of Wellsville, near the underpass, turn onto Baldwin Road, 4th house past skating rink.