Meticulously constructed and carved with 19th Century tools and techniques
The GreggSkill workshop in Dallas Texas is filled with hand selected wood from America. the stains and paints are from North Carolina, and are made with pigments and processes dating back to the 1800’s. American craftsmen assemble and hand carve each piece and spend countless hours on the finishing details.
The handcrafted detail of each GreggSkill Georgian box results in a truly unique masterpiece. This classic box is nearly impossible to distinguish from a 200-year-old antique.
Each GreggSkill box design is of a limited edition, numbered and stamped with the seal of the craftsman. The distressed and polished finishes give the GreggSkill box the prestige of an heirloom
Gregg Cohen began developing his skills as an artist and woodworker in the 1970’s. A lifelong passion for antiques is evident in his signature piece, the GreggSkill Georgian Box. This classic box – meticulously handcrafted and beautifully distressed has a depth of character that contemplates a journey through history.
The GreggSkill team of master craftsmen are highly skilled and thoroughly experienced in Mid 19th century techniques. They have traveled extensively to learn their trade. Their skills bring the GreggSkill Georgian boxes to life with their exquisite coloration, minute detail, and period dated accuracy, Their skills fulfill the original purpose of GreggSkill Woodcrafts study of 19th century craftsmanship; moreover, technically and artistically they are among the finest display pieces made in America.
The GreggSkill Jr. apprentice program mentors young craftsmen with summer activities and after school projects. Busy hands, busy brains! The kids gain a mature respect for the craft, and workshop rules. Working with hand tools, kids learn the essential techniques for woodworking. The patience, confidence and real skills they leave with are portable to other areas of their lives.
The GreggSkill craftsmen’s work range from individual pieces for the international collectors market, to bespoke commissions for celebrities, business leaders, government officials, and private collectors around the world.