Quality Is Not A Luxury
I never imagined I would end up working with my hands. Though I studied to be an engineer I gained a greater appreciation for the machinists that actually made things. I found in wood a material that I could learn to work with on my own. A piece of wood can have its own unique character and beauty so it is not just about forcing your own ideas onto the material but a partnership with it.
I made my first jewelry box for my sister eight years ago. I have learned a lot since then but still put the same level of care into my work as the first time.
I believe we as craftspeople have a duty to make our work affordable. It's easy to sit back and bemoan a disposable society, but you also have to give people an alternative between the mass produced piles of termite puke with a picture of wood on them and something extraordinary that no one can actually afford to buy. In most of my work I put aside what is fun for me to do and just focus on making something of quality without any ego involved. I do other unique designs where I get to enjoy myself, but I still try to keep things affordable.
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Kevin R. Turgeon
Owner, Designer, Maker
Engineer turned woodworker. Building jewelry boxes for ten years.
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Items damaged in shipment are my problem not yours, though you will have to be involved in filing the insurance claim. I pack extremely well so damage is very unlikely.
Please keep in mind I do pack according to UPS specifications of at least 2 inches of padding on the larger items. In some cases dimensional weight does apply. Should the calculated shipping charge end up excessively higher than the actual shipping, for example if you live in the northeast, I will refund the difference.
I generally do not ship internationally because of the prohibitive costs with the weight of my items. If you are overseas and absolutely must have something, you may contact me and I will decide on a case by case basis.
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