Handmade traditional crafts and modern takes on traditional crafts by local artisans.

  • Rangeley Balsam Room + Linen Spray purifies the air and can be used to freshen closets, clothing, bedding, drapery, upholstery, and shoes. Use in your home, car, or office.  Fantastic for vintage quilts or just a little spritz on your pillowcase. 4 oz spritzer bottle. Scent Profiles: Wilderness Balsam: balsam fir, cedar, spruce - Refreshing classic. A walk in the woods. Lavender Balsam: lavender, balsam fir - Rejuvenating stress relief. Balances mind and body. Lemongrass Balsam: lemongrass, lemon, ginger, balsam fir - Refreshing, clean, and vibrant. A gardener's delight! Ingredients: Distilled water, alcohol, essential oils
  • These wonderful forms are a peaceful reminder of the natural world we live within. Forged to the a leaf shape, the stem end features a rolled eye to hold a round black leather cord with double slip adjustment knots that will accommodate the pendant sitting in a number of positions on you.  A firm hand rubbed finish is highlighted by a hot application of bronze and given two coats of tough clear enamel. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is individually hand made, each is unique in design/shape with the sizes varying slightly- pendant is approximately 2-3" long.   Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • Gorgeous in its simplicity and useful in its design, these trivets can be used for hot plates in your kitchen and dining room, plant stands throughout your house or office, or as a kettle stand for cooking with fire.   Hand forged from mild steel, hand rubbed and tumbled with a tough clear enamel finish. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is hand made, each is unique in design/shape and you have the choice of the following pictured: A: 7" diameter, 1" tall legs B: 6.25" diameter, 2" tall legs C: 6.5" diameter, 2.75" tall legs Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • Stun your friends with this hand forged bottle opener with scroll handle. The proportions are as rough and durable as any you would find on Asgard, this bottle opener features a specially designed comfort handle and optimal opener as well as being hot stamped.  Hand forged from mild steel, hand rubbed and tumbled with a tough clear enamel finish. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is hand made, each is unique in design/shape with the sizes varying slightly- approximately 5" long.   You are purchasing one bottle opener per quantity ordered. Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • Stun your friends with this hand forged bottle opener. The proportions are as rough and durable as any you would find on Asgard, this bottle opener features a specially designed comfort handle and optimal opener as well as being hot stamped.  Hand forged from mild steel, hand rubbed and tumbled with a tough clear enamel finish. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is hand made, each is unique in design/shape with the sizes varying slightly- approximately 5" tall.  Your choice of bottle opener from pictured - see labeled image. You are purchasing one hook per quantity ordered. Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • These simple items are truly the most helpful objects in your home. Organize all sorts of things by hanging several or create a special spot for one object. All hooks are hand forged from mild steel, hand rubbed and tumbled with a tough clear enamel finish. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine. As each is hand made the sizes vary slightly, approximately 5" to 6" tall. You are purchasing one hook per quantity ordered. Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • Two tools in one! A flat head screwdriver on one end and a sturdy bottle opener on the other. Completely hand forged one at a time utilizing the same tried and true methods that have been used for centuries.  Handmade by Dereck Glaser of Winthrop, Maine.  Forged from mild steel using the intense heat of a coal fire, with a twisted center. As each is hand made the sizes vary slightly, 9.5" - 9.75" tall. You are purchasing a single tool per quantity ordered. Hand rubbed and tumbled finish coated with a tough clear enamel. Dereck has taught and demonstrated through out the Eastern United States for craft schools and various regional blacksmithing groups. His work reflects a sincere approach to working with metals and emphasizes the methods and reasoning behind joinery and the design aspects dictated by the limits and characteristics of the material.  In 2000 Dereck started the New England School of Metalwork in Auburn, Maine where he is the Metalsmithing Program Director, Administrative Director, and the resident blacksmithing instructor. Dereck pursues custom architectural and interior commissions as well as one of a kind and limited series of hand forged sculpture and custom blades.
  • Woodworking with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship by Chris Beck of Augusta, ME. Restoring and building old hand tools in order to create new pieces to pass on to the next generation. From spoons, walking sticks, bows and arrows, log furniture, tools, coffee tables, eagle plaques to Native American-style branch flutes, the wood will speak to what it wants to be. Carved spoons from gorgeous examples of maple all featuring a unique whale tail design. Choice of: WT1- Wide lip with spiky tail, approx 7.25" long with 2" wide lip. WT2- Curly Maple swimming whale with hole in tail (natural)- great to put a hanging loop through, approx 6.5" long. WT3- Spalted maple spoon with flat fish tail handle, approx 7" long.  
  • Woodworking with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship by Chris Beck of Augusta, ME. Restoring and building old hand tools in order to create new pieces to pass on to the next generation. From spoons, walking sticks, bows and arrows, log furniture, tools, coffee tables, eagle plaques to Native American-style branch flutes, the wood will speak to what it wants to be. Carved spoons from exquisite maple. Choice of: M1- Curly Maple Large serving or mixing spoon with super-long wavy handle, approx 13" long. M2- Curly Maple Large serving or mixing spoon with bumpy wavy handle - great to help you grip, approx 9.5" long. M3- Large serving or mixing spoon with flat smooth handle, approx 9.5" long.  
  • Woodworking with an appreciation for traditional craftsmanship by Chris Beck of Augusta, ME. Restoring and building old hand tools in order to create new pieces to pass on to the next generation. From spoons, walking sticks, bows and arrows, log furniture, tools, coffee tables, eagle plaques to Native American-style branch flutes, the wood will speak to what it wants to be. Each gavel is handmade with turned cherry mallets and maple handles with natural wood inclusions. Choice of each A or B original one-of-a-kind design, as pictured. Each measures approximately 10" in length.  
  • These letterpress coasters of the adorable sheep are made by our friends at Grant House Press in East Chatham, NY. These are heavy coaster stock printed with indelible ink. Coasters are 3 1/2 inches square. They are re-useable and useful for many an evening on the porch, at picnics, on your desk - wherever you don't want a ring on the table. You will receive a set of 8 coasters in a sealed package.
  • Carved cherry wood tasting spoons - named such because the larger spoon end is for mixing & serving while the smaller spoon end is for the chef to taste their creation! ~We bet it needs more herbs~ Hand carved by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Choose from the drop down options below. Pictured from top to bottom:
    • CP44 measures 10.75" long (top in photos)
    • CP45 measures 9" long (bottom in photos)
  • Felted Fuzzy Funnies handmade by Jenn Curran. These round ball-shaped owl-like figures will bring a smile to anyone's face! Made from wool and hand felted to give them their unique character. Small measures 3", medium measures 4".  Choose options from drop-down list.
  • Carved wooden tasting spatulas hand carved -- one side is a spatula for flipping and the other is a small tasting spoon so that chef knows when they need to add more Shaker herbs!  Handmade by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Your choice of the following (pictured top to bottom):
    • CP40 is Cherry and measures approximately 10.5" long
    • CP41 is Maple and measures approximately 8.75" long
  • Carved wooden spatulas hand carved by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Your choice of the following (pictured top to bottom):
    • CP37 is Cherry and measures approximately 11.5" long (top)
    • CP38 is Maple and measures approximately 9.5" long (middle)
    • CP39 is Cherry and measures approximately 9" long (bottom)
  • 2 ounce batt of hand carded, hand processed wool. Variegated fuchsia and blue/violet. Hand dyed & processed by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME. This fiber is lovely and would be perfect for spinning, felting, rug hooking, etc.
  • 2 ounce batt of hand carded, hand processed alpaca/wool.Gorgeous creamsicle color. Hand dyed & processed by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME. This fiber is lovely and would be perfect for spinning, felting, rug hooking, etc.
  • 2 ounce batt of hand carded, hand processed wool. Variegated in reds and gray. Hand dyed & processed by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME. This fiber is lovely and would be perfect for spinning, felting, rug hooking, etc.
  • Handwashed 100% wool curls by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME. All natural colors in white, cream, silver, and brown.  Ready to use as-is or custom dye for your project. The curls are well defined and easy to separate. This fiber is lovely! This wool would be perfect for spinning, felting, rug hooking, doll hair, etc. 4oz bag of natural fiber.
  • A beautiful set of 4 pewter napkin rings featuring the Tree of Life motif. Hand-cast, lead free pewter. Handmade in Kentucky by Gastineau Studio.
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  • Hand washed and hand processed natural champagne Mohair fiber from Angora/Goat by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME.  The curls are well defined and easy to separate. This fiber is lovely and velvety soft! This wool would be perfect for lock spinning, felting, spinning, doll hair, etc. 2oz bag of natural fiber.
  • Handwashed natural white Lincoln Locks wool from Lincoln sheep raised by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME.  The curls are well defined and easy to separate. This fiber is lovely! This wool would be perfect for lock spinning, felting, spinning, doll hair, etc. 2oz bag of natural fiber.
  • Handmade Shrub Rose soap balls wrapped in wool felt by Betsey Leslie of Ewes To You right here in New Gloucester, ME. Measures approximately 3" and weights 4.25 ounces. To use: roll ball between palms under warm water. When lather appears, use soap ball like a loofah directly on your skin to exfoliate and clean. Brightly colored pink and white like blooming roses!
  • Handmade cribbage game board by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, (John's Chip Off the Old Block).  Made of domestic hardwood and sealed with mineral oil. Featuring deer antler playing pegs, painted coordinating player colors on top and concealed inside the board with a pivoting cover made of a cross-cut of the antler.  Feet on the bottom of the board are also crafted from antler. You will receive the exact one-of-a-kind cribbage board pictured here.  Measures approximately 14" x 7.5" x 2".
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a fun and functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This bacon-shaped wooden cutting board is the perfect conversation piece for serving your culinary creations!  Measures approximately 13″ x 3.25″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a fun and functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This bacon-shaped wooden cutting board is the perfect conversation piece for serving your culinary creations!  Measures approximately 14.75″ x 4″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 12″ x 9.25″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 13″ x 10″ x 0.75″ with a nice natural edge. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 12″ x 7.5″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 18.75″ x 5.5″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 15.5″ x 7.5″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil. This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 20″ x 12″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Handmade by Maine custom cabinetmaker John Nichols of Farmington, ME, this cutting board has been carefully designed as a functional kitchen heirloom. Made of domestic and exotic hardwoods with all-natural colors and sealed with mineral oil.  Beautiful natural edge. Come with a cheese knife and perfect for gift giving! This handled wooden cutting board is the perfect size for serving cheese, bread, and some Shaker Dipping Oil. Measures approximately 13″ x 7″ x 0.75″. You will receive the exact board pictured here. Clean with a damp cloth; eliminate odors with a course salt and lemon juice rub. Reseal occasionally with mineral oil to preserve luster and water repellent surface.
  • Carved wooden serving spoon with wood burned Shaker Village and barn image on handle. Hand carved by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Choose from the drop down options below (item photo is labeled) CP26 is oak with a grooved handle for perfect gripping.  It measures 15 1/2" long. CP27 is curly birch with a hook on the end for attaching to your serving bowl or for display.  It measures 9" long.
  • Carved maple wood tasting spoon with wood burned Shaker Village and barn logos on handle - named such because the larger spoon end is for mixing & serving while the smaller spoon end is for the chef to taste their creation! ~We bet it needs more herbs~ Hand carved by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Choose from the drop down options below (item photo is labeled) CP17 measures 14 1/4" long. CP18 measures 12 1/2" long. CP19 measures 12" long.
  • Carved wood tasting spoon- named such because the larger spoon end is for mixing & serving while the smaller spoon end is for the chef to taste their creation! ~We bet it needs more herbs~ Hand carved by local award-winning wood carver Chuck Perry. Chuck is also a docent in our special exhibit gallery- stop in and say hello when you visit! Hand wash with soapy water and allow to dry completely. Choose from the drop down options below (item photo is labeled) CP12 is Butternut and measures 11" long. CP13 is Tiger Maple and measures 10" long. CP14 is Cherry and measures 14.25" long.
  • Birch bark woven German star earrings by Carolyn Kemp. Stars measure about 1.5". Handmade by our friend, Carolyn Kemp. Carolyn is an accomplished basketmaker who teaches basket making workshops with us.
  • These letterpressed coasters are made by our friends at Grant House Press in East Chatham, NY. These are heavy coaster stock printed with indelible ink. Coasters are 3 1/2 inches square. They are re-useable and useful for many an evening on the porch, at picnics, on your desk - wherever you don't want a ring on the table. Choose your favorite design - bees, tree of life, flower bouquet, or grapes. Or choose them all. You will receive a matching set of 8 in each package.
  • Wear a piece of Shaker Village with you wherever you go! These small hair combs are handmade by Joy Josephine of Constant Galore, Auburn, ME.  They feature a dried & pressed flower from the Shakers' gorgeous hydrangea tree under a glass bauble. You will receive a set of 2 hair combs. Each measures 2" in length. Available in Rose Gold or Gunmetal comb. Choice of color combos available in drop down list.
  • This authentic Amish Straw Hat is handmade by an Amish woman that has been making and selling hats for years to the Amish community.  It is a close example of what the Shakers wore in the past (their only similarity to the Amish.) Today, the Shakers typically wear beanies and regular hats! Each hat comes with a sweat band on the inside front of the hat and a black ribbon & bow on the outside of hat. The woven straw bands are sewn much closer together than most straw hats, which makes for a very durable and high quality hat.  Made of Milan wheat straw. It is available in multiple sizes. To determine your hat size: Measure the number of inches around your head using a cloth measuring tape and compare it to the conversion chart attached as an additional picture.  Look up the inches and move across to find the hat size.
  • Ruin the meal for hungry mosquitoes and ticks. This light spray repels biting critters without chemicals or DEET and smells great. Fabula Nebulae is a small, family collaboration that makes all natural products by hand for body, baby, and bath. They chose their ingredients carefully and deliberately, and use only all natural, straightforward ingredients – organic and fair-trade whenever possible. Ingredients: Aloe vera juice, witch hazel, non-GMO soybean oil, vegetable glycerin, essential oils of: lemon eucalyptus, cedarwood, geranium, litsea cubeba, spearmint, vanilla. 3.8 oz metal spray bottle
  • Helps soothe sore muscles and aching joints with the extra power of camphor. A carefully selected blend of herbs works with warming cinnamon and just a bit of cooling menthol to bring relief. Apply to affected area and rub in well (just don't forget to wash your hands). Fabula Nebulae is a small, family collaboration that makes all natural products by hand for body, baby, and bath. They chose their ingredients carefully and deliberately, and use only all natural, straightforward ingredients – organic and fair-trade whenever possible. WARNING: Keep away from eyes. Do not apply to broken skin. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. If pregnant or breastfeeding, consult your health care provider prior to use. This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. INGREDIENTS: extra virgin olive oil infused with calendula, lavender, arnica, comfrey, St. John's Wort and violet leaf, coconut oil, shea butter, beeswax, plantain oil, sea buckthorn oil, menthol crystals, essential oils: lemon, marjoram, rosemary, helichrysum, eucalyptus, cinnamon, camphor. 2oz roll up bottle. Use within 12 months after opening.

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