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“ I purchased one [seam ripper] and it's still my favorite. It's beautiful, was sharp when I received it and it's still sharp. I wouldn't hesitate to purchase another. Because it's my favorite, I take very good care of it and have never misplaced it.”

Tina D.


Greetings WOODbyC Enthusiasts!


 WOODbyC = one lady woodturner

 making original, handcrafted tools for quilting

and fiber arts, creative writing implements,

and other wooden goodies since 1978.

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Gifts for

Women and Men

Exotic calligraphy pens and fine writing tools and accessories. Perfect gifts for authors and artists. Kitchen goodies. Beautiful and functional hair pins. Fun stuff for both women and men!

Artistic ~ Handcrafted Tools

Tools for quilting, sewing, and the needlecraft arts.

Original designs, handcrafted to last. Seam rippers,

stilettos, laying tools, rug hooks, scissors cases,

crochet and rug hooks, magnetic pin cups, shawl pins, collectible thimbles and more.

New Hampshire artisan, Cynthia Ellis juried member of the League of NH Craftsmen has been turning colorful wood into useful, beautiful works of craft for over 35 years, exhibiting her creativity at fine art and craft shows across the country, with unique pieces made to the highest quality standards. Working freehand at the lathe, as the spirit moves, each piece is truly one-of-a-kind.

edge presser tool or chisel of mossy colored turned birch wood desk pen with slanted stand handmade of turned laminated birch wood hanging scissor pendant of colorful turned wood

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Made from domestic hardwoods

and also, rare ‘Unobtainium’

Exotic-looking DymondWood (a dyed, birch laminate, now ‘extinct’ was created by Rutland Plywood Corp. of Vermont) is no longer obtainable. Hence the colorful nickname! My leftover stock will now accent natural, domestic woods.

Wood Turnings by Cynthia

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MQX is done for this season, and remember that nifty new item I mentioned?? Well, it debuted there and made a good impression.

So, I’ll be bringing more of them to Nashua for my Celebration of Needlework buddies to enjoy…

And I’ll have restocked my good old standards as well. Hope to see you there!…

Visit my WOODbyC Facebook page for special offers and occasional links to other wondrous things!

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