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Finns & Flowers Toy Co. is a small family business in the beautifully small and rural community of Palermo Maine. My wife and I are the toymakers and we are endlessly inspired by our three magical children. We believe that children need toys that invite them to be active not only physically, but mentally as well. They need toys that are pleasing to look at and enjoyable to touch. Most of all they need toys that are fun and safe!

We try to accomplish this by using wonderfully dyed wool and different species of wood. We don't paint or stain the wood, but rather let the natural variations in color and grain patterns speak for themselves. We then hand rub each wooden toy with either a mixture of beeswax and jojoba oil, or environmentally and child safe linseed oil to further enhance the beauty and protect the wood.

We buy all of our…

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  • Joined April 13, 2009

Favorite materials

any kind of native wood, the funkier the grain the better, and wool

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About

Finns & Flowers Toy Co. is a small family business in the beautifully small and rural community of Palermo Maine. My wife and I are the toymakers and we are endlessly inspired by our three magical children. We believe that children need toys that invite them to be active not only physically, but mentally as well. They need toys that are pleasing to look at and enjoyable to touch. Most of all they need toys that are fun and safe!

We try to accomplish this by using wonderfully dyed wool and different species of wood. We don't paint or stain the wood, but rather let the natural variations in color and grain patterns speak for themselves. We then hand rub each wooden toy with either a mixture of beeswax and jojoba oil, or environmentally and child safe linseed oil to further enhance the beauty and protect the wood.

We buy all of our wool from either local farms or from Peace Fleece, a Maine based company. Our wood comes from small landowners and small sawmills around Maine.

We wish you the best and hope that you enjoy your visit to Finns & Flowers Toy Co.

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