Summer Workshops Ahead!

Posted on: June 20th, 2014 by Geoffrey Warner 2 Comments

 

 

There is still some room in our summer Owl Stool workshops – scheduled for two Wednesdays -

July 16 and August 27.

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For the price of an Owl Stool kit  ($195 – $255) plus a $35 fee, you can build your own Owl Stool in our studio. Instruction by our staff and all necessary materials are included.

 

You can choose a kit that will make an 18″ or 24″ stool. Choose a cherry or a walnut seat.  All workshop kits are for our classic 3-legged stools.

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You can  schedule your OWN workshop if you like. All you need  is 4 – 8 willing people.  Call us so we can set a date that works for everyone, and you’re good to go.

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Our studio address: 43 Main Street, Stonington ME 04681

Phone: 207-367-2925

  1. Visit our website: http://www.geoffreywarnerstudio.com
  2.  Sign up for your workshops or shop for Owl furniture.

 

 

 

Ramping Up for Paradise City

Posted on: May 15th, 2014 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Paradise City Arts Festival is our first show of the season.   Join us at the Festival on Memorial Day Weekend – May 24,25,&26 at 30 Industrial Drive In Northampton MA. We’ll be in excellent company! Check it out:

www.paradisecityarts.com

Owl Furniture

Alan at Work

 

So now we have to make Owl Furniture to take to the show. The workshop is in full swing. Here Alan is finishing a stack of Owl seats.

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3-legged Owl Stool with Cherry Seat

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The finished seats will go on Rolling Owls, Owl Perches and on 3-legged or 4-legged Owl Stools.

Rolling Owl in 6 colors

Rolling Owl in 6 colors

We will also be introducing the

New Owl Back! 

the adjustable seat back for Owl Furniture.

It will be available in Cherry and Walnut.

ergonomic seat

Adjustable Owl Back

 

 

 

 

Custom Table Revealed

Posted on: January 27th, 2014 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Custom Walnut Bookmatch Dining Room Table by Geoffrey Warner Studio
During this past December, Geoff feverishly worked on a new table design in order to deliver a client’s Christmas Table in time for the holiday dinner!

Constructing the table base from resilient ash wood, Geoff created a new design for the table “knees.”  Geoff said, ” no matter how many projects I complete, the excitement of taking a drawing and making it come to life is a thrill!”

Our Connecticut clients chose walnut bookmatched boards for the table top.  Geoff’s crew applied a natural tung oil to bring out the beautiful grain and provide protection to the live edge wood. This video shows the transformation:

The image below shows Geoff assembling the live edge Christmas table as the new owners stand by to help with the flip and positioning.  The table measures 92″ x 48″ x 30″.

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These live edge walnut boards provide everyone at the table with a unique view into the tree's interior.

These live edge walnut boards provide everyone at the table with a unique view into the tree’s interior.

 

As we move into February, now is the best season to consider a custom dining room, sofa or coffee table.  Geoff will work closely with you to capture your ideas into a one-a-kind design.

Thank you for your continued support and interest in our handcrafted furniture.

Happy New Year from Stonington, Maine!

Geoff & the G.W. Studio Team

www.geoffreywarnerstudio.com

1st Clue: Shaping Table Knees

Posted on: December 16th, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Mission: Design and Create a Custom Table.

Location: Geoffrey Warner Studio, Stonington, Maine

 

Geoff is in the process of building a special table. The first clue to the design is the shaping of the table knees.  This brief video shows Geoff in action:

http://youtu.be/ZDKMyBXMJI4

Table knees are the curved supports as shown in this live edge sofa table and dining room table built last year.

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Stay tuned for more clues about Geoff’s current work!

www.geoffreywarnerstudio.com

Come to our Holiday Party!

Posted on: December 6th, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Join us for a studio tour, snacks, drinks, ornament-making, and an open mic!

Sunday, December 15th, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 

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43 North Main Street

Stonington, ME 04681

207-367-6555

Email us with any questions: info@geoffreywarnerstudio.com

Happy Holidays!

Halloween Treats: 20% off Orange & Black Rolling & Perch Owls

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Happy Halloween from the gang at Geoffrey Warner Studio!  

Our special treat for you this October is 20% off Orange and Black Rolling Owl and Owl Perch Stools.  You may select a cherry or walnut handcrafted seat. For those just discovering the Owl Stools, the secret is in the eyes. The Eyes (holes) provide the ergonomic comfort that allows you to sit for hours without fatigue.  Try one!–see our Store Locator or visit the Geoffrey Warner Studio booth at the Providence Fine Furnishing Show, Nov 1-3.

 

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Don’t let the Goblins or the HOOOOligans get you!  Happy Halloween!

Geoff & the Owl Team

View all furniture offerings at www.owlfurniture.com

(Halloween offer ends October 31st)

 

Yipee! Common Ground Fair: Sept. 20-22

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Join Geoff & Iana at the Common Ground Fair, September 20-22 in Unity, Maine.

This is one of The best fairs I’ve ever attended. The variety and talent of craftspeople, the quality of the education sessions, the fun of the livestock, and of course the delicious food, make the Common Ground Fair a memorable experience every year.  I, of course, also love the MUSIC and dancing…if I’m not in the booth….follow the music, I’ll have my guitar and fiddle with me!

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The Common Ground Fair is an opportunity to reward Maine’s artists and entrepreneurs for following their heart and trying to make a living doing what they love!  It’s also time to reward yourself by bringing beautiful objects into your home, trying a new food–or learn about a new skill such as spinning, mushroom foraging or bee keeping! It’s a time to have an adventure for the senses, take a moment to watch and hear the kids giggling as they slide down the hill on their cardboard sleds, touch the gorgeous fleece and felt products, cheer for the parade, see the beautiful jewelry and paintings and taste something sweet or spicy.

The best way to enjoy the fair is to get a program paper in advance or visit the MOFGA website to review all the events.  The website allows you to bookmark your favorite events or sync them to your phone.  Be sure to also “schedule” some free time to wander…and warning, you may want to go more than one day once you see all the offerings!

When you get tired of walking, stop by the Geoffrey Warner Studio booth located in the Maine Marketplace tent.  We’ll have our selection of Owl Stools to help you relax your feet and your back.  And yes, similar to the other vendors, we will offer some show specials!  You can also order at the show and have the product shipped — a great way to hide the holiday gift for your special someone!

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Hope to see you this weekend!

Geoff, Iana & the Owl Team!

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Stop by and "Rest  A Spell!"

Stop by and “Rest A Spell!”

 

 

Building an Owl Chair (video)

Posted on: August 29th, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner 4 Comments

Geoffrey Warner Studio: Building an Owl Chair 

Geoff discusses some of the steps of building an Owl Chair in his latest video.

The image below shows a finished Owl Chair with a Peanut Desk.  Geoff is currently taking orders for

custom furniture to be built this fall and winter.  What’s on your wish list??

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Please mark your calendars to join us, Friday Sept. 6th for our Open Studio Night –part of  Stonington Galleries’ First Friday Celebration 4pm – 7pm. Tour Geoff’s work shop and enjoy the photographic images of guest artist, Wren Warner.  Beginning at 7pm our Night Owl Music will begin with an open mic.

Hope to see you!

Geoff and the Owl Team

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Stonington Farmer’s Market Video

Posted on: August 22nd, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Stonington Farmer’s Market…something for everyone.

Come visit Geoff, Polly & Iana at one of the best farmer’s markets in Maine….lots of produce, seafood, flowers, 44North Coffee, yummy pastries, fresh salsa, TenderHearth breads, a wide variety of art and crafts, and, of course, Geoff has plenty of Owl Stools to test drive!  View the SFM website to see a full list of vendors.

Stonington Farmer’s Market is open 10-12 every Friday thru mid-October…here’s a glimpse from last Friday :) (video)

 

Video shot from the Geoffrey Warner Studio booth at the Stonington Maine Farmer’s Market.

Hope to see you Friday!

Geoff and the Owl Team

 

Welcome Hanna & New Testimonial

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by Geoffrey Warner No Comments

Welcome Hanna! & New Video Testimonial

Our new Owl Stool shop assistant, Hanna, is already flying solo.  Her attention to detail is helping to create beautiful Owl Stools.  Below Hanna is working on the final sanding process for a variety of Owl Stools.  We have short stools, tall stools and stools that watch you while you work!

 

 

Thank you to all HOOOO stopped by our booth last weekend at the Maine Boats, Homes & Harbor show!  What a great event.  Our corner booth allowed our custom furniture on one side and Owl Stools on the other side.  Below, Iana takes a well deserved break!

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Thank you to Lise for her spontaneous testimonial (see video)–after a long meeting on an Owl Stool she realized that she never shifted her weight (no fatigue); she exclaimed “One of the most comfortable things I’ve ever sat on!”


NEXT SHOW:  Mark your calendars to join us September 20th-22nd at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, ME.  We’re also at the Stonington Farmer’s Market – every Friday*–one of the best and most diverse Farmer’s Markets!

(*Exception: we will not be at the farmer’s market Sept.  20th due to our participation at the Common Ground Fair.)

We hope that you are grabbing the last bit of summer!

As always, thank you for your interest in our Owl Furniture.

Geoff & the Owl Team