Stop by Our Store: 7 Old Searsport Ave, Rte 1, Belfast, Maine 04915             Phone: 207-338-4300
Our hours are:  April  Friday and Saturday 10-6, and Sunday 10-3
May –December open Daily, Monday – Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-3
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Shipping Note: If your complete order is 3 lbs or over, your shipping fee will not be included in the initial charge. We want to make your shipping expense is the most economical to you. We will contact you to discuss your preferred shipping choice and rate. Once you decide on shipping, the shipping fee will be charged to your credit card once your product has shipped.

Return and Exchanges:  Special orders are non-returnable.
Regular orders can be returned within 7 days of receipt in their original packaging and in the case of jewelry, in unworn condition. Please notify the Lupine Cottage by phone or email before the return. The client is responsible for returning the item(s) pre-paid and insured to the Lupine Cottage. Credit issued will not include original shipping and insurance charges. We reserve the right to not accept a return and may require a re-stocking or repair fee if the item has been at all damaged or worn. While our policies are firm for obvious reasons, we will do everything we can to work with you and make sure your experience with us is positive.

The Lupine Cottage Artisan Jim Dickson, Forge and Saw

Custom Birdhouses, Bowls,  Ornaments, Specialty Gifts

Meet Lupine Artisan Jim Dickson

The Forge and Saw is an enterprise I started in 2014 as a creative outlet for a couple of hobbies I became interested in later in my life.  I have been in the construction industry for 35 years in one capacity or another and have been exposed to many, many different trades.  A couple of years ago I bought the contents of an old blacksmith shop that was no longer in use in California.  I brought all that equipment home and set it up in my garage.  That has been a great source of fun for me and time stands still while I’m at the forge and anvil learning to make things using authentic design and joinery methods.

 

Then, this last winter I had a sudden urge to purchase a wood lathe and the associated tools to supplement my woodworking arsenal.  I had never done any lathe work before but, with the varied experience I have with wood from my occupation as a carpenter and builder, it hasn’t taken me long to be comfortable with the process of making small items out of firewood chunks and other pieces of more precious woods.  There is no finer place for me to be on a wintry or rainy day than in the woodshop with a warm barrel stove or at the forge and anvil.

My talented wife is my non-objective design consultant and quality control.

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