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Raleigh, NC, United States

Quick Blurb

Bander Works Studio offering unique wood working pieces and jewelry. We often incorporate upcycled materials in our designs.


Lathe turned wood working, segmented turning, pen making, designing custom butcher block, cutting boards, lazy susans. Handcrafted beaded jewelry, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, up-cycling vintage material, and re-purposing cotton mill bobbins.

Skills and Techniques

Ben utilizes lathe wood working, segmented wood working, pen making, and designs custom butcher block. Alyson uses 49 strand professional grade beading wire for her work and also incorporates the use of upcycled vintage materials in her jewelry designs.

Get to Know

Alyson is an RN with a BA in English & Religion. Hobbies include being outdoors , reading, & caring for a Moluccan Cockatoo. Working with vintage materials in jewelry making is a passion turned into business. Ben has a background in Technical Theater and degrees in Education, Research and Methodology. He turned his interest in wood working into a career with the opening of his wood working shop in 2011. We began showing and selling our work in 2012 at various art markets and craft fairs in the Raleigh/Durham area. We participate in 2-3 shows per month April - December. We have been shipping to clients through our Facebook venue since 2012 and Ben's custom art panels and stretcher bars are available through Askew Taylor and Happy Mess Art Supply Stores in the Raleigh/Durham area.

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