Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2012
October 13 & 14, 2012 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm
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All of these artisan name links, take you to the artist info on this page.
RUSSELL L. ALLEN
"RLA Miniatures" - Large selection of handmade wooden ornaments (animals, birds, etc). Functional and collectable wooden items handcrafted from Cherry, Maple, Mahogany, Oak, Walnut and Pine.
Russell Allen, 320 West State Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
Directions: Take Rt. 19 into Wellsville. Turn west on West State Street near high school. Approximately one half mile past school on right.
"Dark Hollow Woodworks" - Fun, functional and funky! Our unique custom styles have something for everyone. We use local hardwoods to create designs from rustic to fine furniture styles. Our funky wooden flowers are always different for a unique piece of decor. We also take custom orders and personalize with woodburning.
Zack Barber, 6 John St., Belmont, NY 14813
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.
"Natural Form Furniture" - Exploring new ways to look at wood. Unique tables, chairs, benches, mirrors and lamps 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.
"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
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.
"Hyland Timber Framing" - Traditional craftsmanship is the hallmark of every building I create. Each timber frame embodies the balance between form and function. Come see me demonstrate the tools and techniques used in this centuries old building method, with a completed project as the backdrop.
Sean Hyland, PO Box 83, Alfred Station, NY 14803
Directions: Showing at building project, 474 State Route 417. Take 417 East from Andover. House is about 2 miles down on the left, across from Quigg Hollow Road, number 474. Driveway to exhibition is just past house.
"Don King" - Self-taught, I have been turning hardwoods for the last 10 years. My work is functional, decorative and eco-friendly with recycled wood and fallen trees turned into usable items. All finished with non-toxic final coat.
Hardwood Creations by Don King, 1624 White Hill Road #1, Allentown, NY 14707
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.
BRENDA M. LEHMAN
"Brenda M. Lehman Chainsaw Art" - Come watch me demonstrate as I create impressive wildlife creatures out of stumps and logs. My inspirations come from God. This is what God does with us. He takes our ordinary and broken lives and creates something beautiful!
Brenda M. Lehman, 172 Madison Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
Directions: Located in the Village of Wellsville, just 3-1/2 blocks from Main Street. Turn by the Creative Arts Center. Head up the hill. Pass Maple, Cummings & Scott Ave. Studio is on the right just before Lee Place.
"Celtic Woodcraft" - Original and mostly one-of-a-kind pieces. Hand carved and inspired by Celtic Heritage. Come see and experience work that is both decorative and functional. Many new interlaced animal carvings.
Alexander MacCrea, 5808 East Valley Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803
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.