Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2016

Preview in select studios, Friday, October 14 5-8 pm, and in all studios, October 15 & 16, 2016 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm


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Russell Allen, Zack Barber and Heather Aronson, Fred Beckhorn, Jack Brown, Sean Hyland,
Alexander MacCrea, Terry Scott, Jesse Szalc, Jim Wightman

Russell Allen

"RLA Designs" - 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 and floor toys.
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

Also open for Friday's pre-tour reception.
"Dark Hollow Woodworks" - We specialize in a unique blend of furniture styles, crafting one-of-a-kind pieces and custom orders. We use mostly hardwoods and some exotics. And of course, don't forget about our flowers, over 100 different colors and styles. Come and see our new bigger studio. From mission to rustic our unique blend of wooworking techniques result in beautiful one of a kind pieces. We also carry an outdoor furniture line and a kitchenware line. And don't forget our wood decor line featuring our wooden flowers.
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.
NEW LOCATION- Going 19 South towards Scio, turn right onto 3A, just past the Dollar General. Go over the bridge and turn left onto Back River Road. Drive 2 miles. House on the left.

Fred Beckhorn

Also open for Friday's pre-tour reception.
"Natural Form Furniture" - Exploring new ways to look at wood. I make 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, and many variations of maple.
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.

Jack Brown

Also open for Friday's pre-tour reception.
"Stones - N - Bones" - Multimedia Carver, Antlers, Fossil Ivory, Shell Cameo's, exclusive Silver and Gold Jewelry designs.
Jack Brown, 4297 Davis Hill Road, Scio, NY 14880
(716) 498-3035
Directions: 3995 Main Street (Route 19) Scio - intersection of Main and Sciota Street.

Hyland Timber Framing

"Hyland Timber Framing" - In my practice of timber framed building, the tools and techniques span centuries of tradition. Ranging from the elegant chisel to the finest in German engineered power tools. Visit the shop and see the tools and techniques used to turn heavy timbers into buildings able to stand for centuries.
Sean Hyland, 4964 Kenyon Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803
(607) 661-8470
Directions: South on Route. 21, right onto Kenyon Rd. North on Route. 21, left onto Kenyon Rd. Driveway is 2nd on right, look for sign. Kenyon Road is halfway between Alfred Station and Andover.

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.

Terry Scott

Also open for Friday's pre-tour reception.
"Woodland Creations" by T. Scott: Wildlife imagery and Celtic Art via pyrography onto boxes and wall plaques as well as jewelry. Some work is burn and paint to add color to some pieces.
Terry Scott, 56 Grove Street, Andover, NY 14806
(585) 596-9371
Directions: Showing with Jack Brown. Intersection of Main and Sciota Street, Route 19 in Scio.

Jesse Szalc

Also open for Friday's pre-tour reception.
"Szalc Woodcarving"- Handmade carved spoons, spatulas, bowls, baskets, platters, cutting boards and more. Domestic and exotic hardwoods are used to create functional, food safe & long lasting one of a kind pieces for your home or a friend.
Jesse Szalc, 5309 Cornelius Road, Alfred Station, NY 14803
(410) 375-1342
Directions: Showing with Len Curran - Studio is located 1.8 miles from downtown Alfred, south on Route 12. We are the second driveway on the right after Snyder Road. Look for the Allegany Artisan sign.

Jim Wightman

"Wightman Woodworks" - I make wood vases and bowls in a variety of shapes and sizes using local hardwoods like: hickory, walnut, cherry, oak and also 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 magnifiers 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.