New England wood artisan Donald Boudreau started his life’s dream in 1992 when he and his wife Carol sold everything and moved aboard their 49 foot sailboat “Domicile” and started an around the world cruise.

During their many adventures, one thing in particular captivated Don. It was the beauty and unique qualities of the tropical hardwoods, which he found in Central & South America and the South Pacific.

Six years and 25,000 miles later, they found themselves in New Zealand with an extensive wood collection and a yearning for shore life.

After settling in South Florida, Don started building boxes using some of the woods he encountered on their adventure.

No dyes or stains are used, only the beauty of the wood is visible through the hand buffed oil and wax finish.

Since box making has endless possibilities, Don is constantly searching for new and exotic woods to incorporate into new designs. Don was invited to show his work at the prestigious Smithsonian Craft Show.

Many of Don’s boxes have won Awards at Art and Craft Shows.

See Upcoming Shows for our latest schedule.
Don is a member and past president of the South Florida Woodworking Guild.

Donald Boudreau
Cell: (954) 243-4100

Studio Phone Number: (954) 243-4100

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  1. Hello! I am on the search committee for Arts on the Riverwalk, a two day arts festival held in conjunction with New Castle’s Fireworks Festival each year. I love your work and would like to invite you to consider exhibiting July 10-11 at the event. Booths are reasonable at $95 per 10’x10’ spot and electricity is available at no additional charge. We are located just an hour north of Pittsburgh, PA and 30 minutes east of Youngstown, OH. Last year we had over 10,000 in attendance. The event also features street performers, arts competitions, children’s activities, three stages and a huge fireworks finale within our historic city center. Festival hours are 4-10 pm. Applications are available on-line or by mail. Click this link: or contact me below for more information. Thank you for your consideration. I hope to see you there!

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