Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2014

October 18 & 19, 2014 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm


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

Russell 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 including handmade wood wall clocks..
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" - 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 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.

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" - 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
(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

"Jim Wightman" - 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.