Joe Marston

Wilton, Maine
Toys & Puzzles

Authentically Maine

I am very much a Maine native with deep roots to the state. Maine is my home where I grew up and where my parents and grandparents grew up. Maine is different because of the lifestyle. You don't have to worry about things other people worry about like rattlesnakes and tornados. It's a good place to live and I love the four seasons, the spring, summer, fall, the changes.

Artistic Process

I have been involved with various aspects of woodworking since the 1950's. Two principles are strictly adhered to. The first is that all products will be produced only from species of wood native to Maine. The second is that wood will be fully utilized to do my part to help sustain the forest.

Some of my ideas come from customers. The best thing you can do is listen to what customers suggest, or want, or little changes that might make your product better. Some ideas come from within. My wife helps a lot, too.

What's the Rest of the Story?

I know a lot of people who love nostalgic things like an hay ride or sleigh ride. But I can remember growing up with my grandparents, and...

To get the rest of the story, ask Becky at Gallery on the Lake!

Joe Marston Photos

Are you looking for something special, unique, and authentically Maine?

Gallery on the Lake is the heart of the Moosehead Arts District. Our artwork is 100% Made in Maine! See our video.

Artwork is always coming and going. We have many new items, and may not have exactly what you see. Ask us! We take orders by phone and email, and can send you photos of what we have. We take special requests, too.

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Clothing Rack
Woodwork
Clothing Rack
Woodwork

Other Artwork