What better place to store personal treasures than a handmade wooden box? The Vineyard Details collection includes containers for treasured family recipes, kitchen canisters for exotic spices or comfort food and jewelry chests doubling as music boxes. Many pieces are inlaid with such decorative touches as stars, silver string, the compass rose and the outline of Martha’s Vineyard—home to our collection and to the respected Vineyard Artisan Group. With an eye for whimsy, we’ve decorated our recipe box with a sterling silver spoon. Nylon flocking lends elegance as the lining for our jewelry chests. Don’t hesitate to inquire about personalized engraving on any box that strikes your fancy.
: Store Your Treasures in My Vineyard Boxes.I just love seeing tight joinery. That is one of the central features of everything that I make. It goes far past it's function of holding 2 or more pieces of wood together. It becomes a thing of beauty. Another thing that I think about when making a piece is it's overall shape as opposed to overly complex features which take away from the pieces simplistic beauty. The third of the three aspects which are fundamental in everything I make is the feel of the finish. The finish has to feel every bit as good as it looks.Eric Lakso of Vineyard Details describes himself as more of a mechanic than an artist. The woodworker and designer of intricate, handmade wooden gifts “never makes the same thing twice.” A career carpenter, Eric evolved his building skills into creating functional wooden art perfect for decorating the many Island homes he’s built. With Vineyard Details, Eric offers unique one-of-a-kind boxes, children’s picnic tables, footstools, bandsaw boxes, humidors, and custom-made pieces. The items are expertly crafted to stand the test of time. After selecting high-quality wood to craft his items, Eric uses a variety of products to enhance the grain any d provide a high-gloss appearance to his pieces when finishing. As he describes it, “Finishing is the most variable and potentially complex part of woodworking. I easily spend the majority of time in my builds in finishing