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Crafty Creations - Made In The USA


Made in the USA!  Our KTEN Crafty Expert, Brenda Hantsche says she loves to discover and use handmade American products. The artisans showcased this week on Good Morning Texoma are unique and talented. Brenda says she's had their work in her home for many years, now she's sharing them with you.

 These items would be a great idea for wedding showers/ gifts, housewarming or special occasions.

Brubaker Metal Crafts - Eaton, Ohio

Owners Thad & Christa Suggs


3 employees, 18th century hand punched tin ware. Personalizing and shipping available. This company did mini punched tin lanterns for the White House Christmas tree for President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush

 New Hampshire Bowl and Board - Webster, NH

Owner: Paul Walnuts


6 employees.

Wooden bowls and boards made from cherry, walnut and maple. More than just bowls and boards! Gift cards and shipping available. Bowls have a life time guarantee. Brenda  loves the Moose-antler wine stopper!

 The Silhouette Man - TN

Tim Arnold

Brenda had her six children done by the Silhouette Man back in 2000, for the turn of the century. This is known as "European embellished style."  Tim Arnold has been doing silhouettes for more than 30 years. In 1990, President George H.W. Bush asked him to do silhouettes of the grandchildren as a gift for the First Lady, Mrs. Barbara Bush. These pieces hung in the White House.
  Videos of his process can be seen on his website.  Mail in a profile photo or send one by mail.  Quotes are available for special orders: bridal, full length, children with toys and pets.

 Whetstone Woodenware - Silver Lake, Indiana

 Owner: John B. Whetstone


 7 employees

In 1978 John's wife asked him to make her a wooden spoon that wouldn't break, the rest, as they say, is history.

These kitchen utensils are made with kiln dried hard maple, they're pretty on the counter and long lasting. Check out the little olive spoon!

Shipping is available: $7.00 flat fee.

 Quote of the week: "To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts."  - Henry David Thoreau