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One-Of-A-Kind Handcrafted Bowls, Platters & Furniture

Brian Markham’s passion for art transforms local and exotic wood and burls into unique one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Amidst the rugged Muskoka landscapes near Algonquin Park, Brian’s workshop is deep in the forest on beautiful Rebecca Lake. Visitors will see hand-crafted bowls, platters and furniture displayed amidst wood shavings, raw wood and tools of his trade.

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Black Cherry Raw Edge Platter

Brian’s eyes are constantly moving when he hikes in the forest because burls are often the hidden treasure, found near the roots, on the back side of the tree or high in the branches.  This burl was discovered on a fallen cherry tree not far from our cottage.  Black cherry has distinctive rough-edged raised bark which looks …

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