Matthew Watkins' Profile
Watkins Wood Works began in 2001 with the creation of a medium-sized mahogany jewelry box for my wife. From that simple beginning it has evolved into a way to say thank you to family and friends with the creation of one of a kind gifts, keepsakes, cabinetry, furniture, and boxes. With their encouragement and support I have begun offering pieces for sale to the public; focusing on the finer details and personal attention that is put into each piece. I approach each creation and comission as a piece of art; shaping and giving it a life of its own that will provide years of enjoyment that can be passed from one generation to the next.
I take inspiration from the mountains and wilderness of Utah where I grew up; learning and honing the craft passed to me by my grandfather and father. Through their influence and direction I learned to let each piece take its own form and function, learning to work with the…
- Joined September 28, 2008