Decorating & Design

March 17, 2021

Shops We Love: Steelwood Design Turns Old Wood Into Handcrafted Creations

Designers and makers Alexis Dodd and Fred Masaro of North Vancouver-based Steelwood Design handcraft repurposed wood charcuterie boards, serving trays, bowls and utensils in eye-catching shapes. “Old wood is so much better than new wood — I’ve gone to some crazy places to find it,” says Alexis. Every last scrap of antique oak, maple, walnut or ash this father-daughter team gets their hands on is given new life. “We started making spoons because we had all these little pieces of wood that were still stunning,” says Alexis. Conveniently, the eco-friendly ladles function as sculptural bowls for dip and olives because, as Alexis puts it, “Who likes a soggy charcuterie?” Scroll down to see more of their stunning creations!