Edward's solid bird's-eye maple cutting boards are unlike any you've seen. Each board is crafted by joining sections from a single piece of specially selected, figured bird's-eye maple, so the wood tone and figuring are consistent throughout. Each is precision-shaped and beveled for graceful shape and balance. Individually hand-sanded and finished to a sensual silkiness, each board is an art object designed to add aesthetic and utilitarian pleasure to your daily life.
Some owners display their cutting boards as art and hesitate to use them. However, they are designed to provide many years of service and satisfaction; minimal care will preserve their appearance.
Edward's work is known for its masterful design, seamless joinery and liquid-smooth finish. He has designed a variety of limited-production pieces including blanket chests, stools, benches and coffee tables and an extensive line of bird's-eye maple cutting boards, which are sold in shops and galleries worldwide.
"I make things of wood that I'd like to have myself: functional pieces that are quiet, peaceful, and a pleasure to touch and look at. My approach emphasizes select materials, structural integrity and utility. I like to let the wood do the work — to coax nature to imitate art."
With his family, Edward has made his home and workplace among the pastoral hills and valleys of southwestern Wisconsin.
"I have always wanted to live and work in a quiet, beautiful, open place. With the help and support of my wife and business partner Ann, and a goodly amount of luck, we've found that place. If people see beauty in my furniture, it may be because I find beauty in my everyday surroundings."
The Inform online shop offers a highly curated selection of our favourite pieces. If you do not see the option that you are looking for here, please contact us.
If you would like to browse most every available products that we have to offer, head over to our Product Search page. We also have a comprehensive list of our suppliers found on our Manufacturers page.
All orders over $100 and considered a small or medium parcel, you will receive free domestic shipping. This condition may not apply to sale items. If your order requires freight, installation or other specialized shipping services, you will be contacted by email within two business days to make the arrangements with available options. In this case, additional freight and/or installation charges may apply.
If you have any questions in regards to shipping or anything else, please do not hesitate to email us.
Located in Vancouver
All orders over $5,000 to residences or businesses within the general Vancouver area will receive free white-glove delivery by the Inform installations team.