Starting January

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm



After May Long Weekend

Thursday & Friday 11 am - 4 pm

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm




Or to make an appointment

at other times:


Paul or Gunilla Matteau  613.269.3437

Linda Hynes  613.283.4204

Paul Laberge  613.269.3463







110 Main Street East, P.O. Box 325

Merrickville, ON


(Beside the Courtyard Patio

of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)




Paul Matteau



After restoring an 1830’s vintage home outside of Merrickville, Paul has now turned his attention to the creation of prize-winning turned objects in his shop /studio at his residence, “Chequers”. Here, he works in collaboration with his wife Gunilla who has also recently taken up woodturning.

Using both spindle and faceplate turning techniques he has

experimented with a wide variety of items and has yet to limit

his work to a specific type of turning and prefers to create

functional items such as pepper mills, lamps and candle stands.

Much of his work has been done using native maple as a base

element, often incorporating imported woods to highlight both

the form and features. All pieces are hand finished with non-toxic

oil and wax.



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