September 16, 2015

The Dragon Eye

A co-worker found a great piece of oak driftwood, 4″ long by 2″ wide, from a beach of one of the Finger Lakes, Seneca Lake. I was []
July 20, 2015

The Mini Lighthouse

MiniBabySteps has created another amazing 1:300 scale miniature dollhouse in the shape of a Lighthouse. This time she put it on our Red Oak Hexagon.  Her []
May 10, 2015

“The Lovers” Display Piece

Our Elm Round (2.75 inches, 70mm) was recently used as the anchor for a great display piece, Scott from Hearth Stone Miniatures submitted at the Miniature []
April 10, 2015

How Small? 1:300?

A while ago I mailed a parcel to Siberia … yeah, the one in Russia. It included one of my favorite rounds, the Black Locust. This []
December 13, 2014

Work In Progress :: Treant Mitt 2 :: Bark Harder!

New Project! Big ‘un! Imagine your Dragon sitting on it. ~ What’s Under Your Mini?™ ~ ‪#‎blackwalnutbark‬ ‪#‎naturalwooddisplay‬ ‪#‎markshirestudios‬ ‪#‎whatsunderyourmini‬ Check out the Blog! The Finished []
December 10, 2014

New Releases … More Bark and a Burl

I pulled out some great looking black walnut bark pieces to get cleaned up and ready for sale.  I also found a round of oak cut []
November 11, 2014

James Wappel & the Elm

Sir James Wappel, of the Chicago Wappelicious, has posted a gorgeously painted Reaper Miniatures archer on our Elm 1 inch rounds. He painted an amazing freehand []
October 6, 2014

New category… Bark

Latest product preview. #NaturalWoodDisplays This large piece of bark will soon be added to the store. The hickory bark is at least 6 inches long and []
September 5, 2014

Songs from the wood… James Wappel checks out WoldStand

James Wappel, a distinguished painter and miniature painting tutorial author, has accepted our products to use with his miniatures.  Help him figure out what his project []