Handcrafted Gifts
Wooden Centerpiece Lanterns & Kinetic Art

Beautiful gifts for art and wood lovers everywhere!

We are the makers of beautiful Wooden Art.
Made in Yalaha, FL USA

We work with a large variety of Rare, Exotic, and Hard-To-Find Domestic hardwoods. Visit our Online Store and if you have any questions please contact us for more information .

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Handcrafted Wooden Gifts for Art and Wood Lovers

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71st Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival

Located on the streets of Downtown Fairhope.

The Festival was recently named one of the TOP 15 art shows in the nation by the prestigious Sunshine Artist Magazine in their annual ranking of the nation’s top festivals

March 15th - 17th, 2024
Friday-Sunday 10:00am to 5:00pm


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Lanterns Event

28th Gulf Breeze Celebrates
Gulf Breeze Community Center, 800 Shoreline Drive
Gulf Breeze, Florida

This two day event is a staple event for the city of Gulf Breeze, which is a beautiful little city located between Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, just a short drive from the white sands of the Gulf of Mexico.

March 23rd - 24th, 2024
Saturday and Sunday


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Lanterns Event

39th Melbourne Arts Festival
Wickham Park




April 27th - 28th, 2024

Saturday and Sunday

Kinetic AND Lantern Event 



This American Chestnut is from a dairy barn built in Tazewell VA in the early 1900s. This piece is "Rustic"! There are many wormy holes and nail holes when the nails were pulled from the boards. Talk about history and character in a piece - this has it. You will also notice lighter and darker colors on the frame. This indicates the board facing inside or outside of the barn. This is our Slender design in Extinct Wormy Chestnut with Walnut trim. The Slender design named itself with its graceful slender lines. American Chestnut became extinct due to a blight brought in from the Chinese Chestnut tree. The only way to find American Chestnut now is from old barns/buildings taken down. Click on the picture to zoom in and see the grain up close. We are John & Laurie and we begin our creations searching for the most amazing hardwoods then handcraft each unique piece. To reveal the natural colors and character in the hardwood we use clear gloss lacquer. There is nothing quite like the natural beauty in American Chestnut. This beautiful wooden work-of-art has the added feature of being illuminated with candles or led lighting. Our Handmade Rustic Wood Centerpiece Lantern adds beauty to living room decor. It is also a beautiful finishing touch to any room when displayed on a table or hanging from the ceiling or off a wall with our wall mount bracket. NOTE: A tea light candle is included with the lantern. The larger battery candle with 5 hour timer is an additional $8.00 and can be added to your purchase at the bottom of the listing page or in accessories.

Handcrafted Wooden Gifts for Art and Wood Lovers

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John has many years of woodworking experience and I have a degree in Computer Information Systems with a focus in Website Development and launched my website design business April 2004. In April 2012 we combined our talents and launched Woodsmith of Naples and began selling our handcrafted works-of-art.John Smith.

It has been very exciting since our initial launch. We have shipped our products all over the United States, Canada, Ireland, and Italy. We also attend many fine art and craft shows in Florida, Georgia, the Carolinas, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan, and now Alabama.

  • We hand select beautiful exotic and hard to find domestic hardwoods with natural rich colors.
  • We hand cut, shape, sand, and finish each piece with 7 coats of clear lacquer to reveal the natural color and characteristic of each hardwood - no stain is used on our exotic and hard to find domestic hardwoods.
  • All Centerpieces can be used either on a Tabletop or Hanging from a ceiling or wall.
  • Many lighting options - candlelight (tea light or votive), battery candles, LED lights.
Laurie Smith100% of the workmanship is done by the two of us. We are proud of our designs and the detail we put into each and every piece we handcraft. It is great to know we are building unique and beautiful handcrafted treasures, made in America, which will be cherished for generations to come.

Handcrafted Wooden Gifts for Art and Wood Lovers

  • Yalaha, Florida, United States

Handcrafted Wooden Gifts for Art and Wood Lovers