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wood beds

The Gardener’s Room at AWAY in the County Bed & Breakfast

Solid wood bed frame made from locally sourced wormy maple wood, a sustainable and local wood to Ontario. The beds are handmade by artisan Glen Wallis in his Prince Edward County shop.

Even though we call it wormy maple, the darker streaks are not caused by a worm at all. They are actually caused by a beetle. The Ambrosia beetle infests the live Maple tree, depositing larvae that bore small “worm holes” and discolor the wood, you might also find people in the wood industry refer to wormy maple as Ambrosia maple. Of course these beetles are eliminated during kiln drying so there are no beetles in your end table at all.

Beds are made to order and can be ordered with or without a headboard, in Queen and King sizes.

Glen has made his beautiful beds for the top accommodation establishments in Prince Edward County, Ontario; AWAY in the County Bed & Breakfast, which he owns and operates along with his wife, Susan Wallis, (a renowned encaustic artist) and Angeline’s Inn, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie visited in recent years.

 

Shipping in Canada and US is based on location and are quoted individually.

 

 

Bed frame pricing in hand selected, local wormy maple:

Queen without headboard $1200  Queen with headboard $1400

King without headboard $1300 –  King with headboard $1500

Add hst to all prices listed above.

Delivery is billed separately based on location.   Free Delivery in Prince Edward County, Ontario.

Simple assembly required.

 
Contact Glen Wallis to place your order 613-846-0130 or gwallis@rogers.com

NEW!

 

Wall mounted end tables.  

Solid wood wall mounted end tables made from the same wormy maple.   $200 each or buy 2 end tables for $350.  

Save $25 per table.  Plus hst.

 

 


home accessories

Cold Plate

Cold Plate

cold plate

Made from re-purposed carerra marble from the façade of the Bank of Montreal, First Canadian Place, in Toronto.

First Canadian Place, the skyscraper housing the headquarters of the Bank of Montreal, was once Toronto's tallest building.

BMO-First Canadian Place, Toronto

This 72-storey building is Canada’s tallest corporate tower originally built in 1975.  The 45,000 slabs (4,000 tonnes) of marble originally imported from Italy were removed and  replaced over an 18 month period with 5,986 glass panels.

The plates have been water-jet cut and refinished by craftsman and designer Glen Wallis of Wallis Design Build. Plates are sealed with a food safe sealer. Simply put in the fridge for an hour before serving. The plate will stay cool for up to 2 hours.  Perfect for serving cheese, fruit and charcuterie.

 

Cold Plates can be purchased directly by emailing gwallis@rogers.com.  Quantities are limited.

10″ $70 plus hst

7″  $50 plus hst

Shipping within Ontario:

$20\large  and $15\small  hst included,  insurance coverage included.

Shipping outside Ontario by quote.

design and referral service

Glen is happy to offer a design and referral service in Prince Edward County.  $300 fee paid in advance includes 3 hours of his time which commences with a site visit, examination of work, preliminary design suggestions, rough break down of work and an invaluable list of local trades he would recommend to complete the work.

Any additional time required is billed at minimal increments of 15 mins. @$25.

 

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