Comments from satisfied customers

I always know what I am getting when I order from you, Rose and I am never disappointed. . . a very Big Thank You!  Ordering seashells is usually such a stress.. but with you Rose, it is a pleasure! (January 2018)

I received my boxes yesterday. They look beautiful! Thank you! (January 2018)

Thanks for a beautiful job and such great service.   Happy holidays to you and Rose. (November 2017)

Thank you so much for the beautiful dream catchers. (November 2017)

The boxes are beautiful. The 3 inch will be the smallest Valentine I have done so far and the 16 inch will be the largest Valentine I have done. The 3 inch box is so sweet. (November 2017)

Wow, the limpits are perfect. You did such a great job of picking out just the perfect ones for me and I wanted to say thank you so much, and I appreciate it. (November 2017)

The Sailors Valentine box just arrived and it’s beautiful! Thank you so much! (November 2017)

I am so happy you are well and almost back to normal.  I look forward to receiving my new box.  I will send yo a picture of the completed box.  Thank you so much for making it for me. (November 2017)

Love getting my shells from you, they are always high quality beautiful shells! Thanks again so much! (October 2017)

All of my Sanibel Sailors Valentines entries have been done in boxes made by Jim :) (October 2017)

The beautiful box came and I love it. thank you. (September 2017)

Thank you for your beautiful work. (August 2017)

...the stands are perfect. I particularly like the tiger maple. Thank you. (August 2017)

Frames are perfect! (August 2017)

. . .the boxes . . . are truly beautiful, thank you so much for making them for me . . . (August 2017)

I received the two boxes today and oh my goodness, they are so beautiful! The quality and color and size, everything is outstanding. (July 2017)

I want you to know that my husband just picked up my new box from the post office! As usual, it arrived in perfect condition and it's beautiful! You do such a fabulous job. Thank you so much for rushing this up for me! And Judy Dinnick's painting is wonderful...what a treasure! As always, it is a pleasure doing business with you. (July 2017)

The Box looks very nice . Thank you for all the extra efforts on this one. (July 2017)

Thank you so much. They are beautiful boxes. (July 2017)

I just received the case and it is absolutely beautiful! Thank you so much for your hard work. (July 2017)

The package has arrived and everything looks perfect! Thank you so much. (June 2017)

Package received and delighted.  It will be interesting doing the urchin segments.  The lapis lazurite and sodalite are beautiful.  Many thanks and best to you both. (June 2017)

We received the new valentine box. It is perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Thanks so much . . . (June 2017)

Rose, you gave me for this S.V. a premium quality of shells. We can see the difference . . . Thank you again for the high quality of shells. (June 2017)

Beautiful Box! . . . . The tiger maple box and shells arrived today. Love the box! (June 2017)

Hi Jim and Rose, All have arrived and are beautiful! Thanks so much. (June 2017)

Hi Jim- just arrived- Looks great- thx! (June 2017)

We just wanted to let you know that we received the beautiful frame that you made . . . Thanks so much we really do appreciate your fantastic work. (May 2017)

Just wanted you to know that the box just arrived and it is beautiful! I found the shells as per your instructions. They are great. Thank you so much for getting these things to me so promptly! (May 2017)

My beautiful cherry box arrived yesterday. Can't wait to fill it up with shells. (April 2017)

My order arrived today, and the case is really beautiful. (March 2017)

The package arrived safely. The boxes are beautiful and the packing of those shells is impressive. (March 2017)

As always – you never disappoint!  All the shells are fantastic! . . . I looked back over the years and thought how important discovering your website has been to me and my work.  I know that I wouldn’t have been able to produce my artworks without you. (March 2017)

Thanks so much. You do nice work. (March 2017)

We all love the boxes !!  Thanks again. (March 2017)

Love your shells and love your website! (February 2017)

Just opened . . . . Looks great! (February 2017)

Thanks Jim. They all look wonderful . . . (February 2017)

I just wanted to send a quick note to say thank you!!! Thank you for making this class possible. I appreciate all hard work you both did for me! (February 2017)

Jim . . . I have to say I just love your craftsmanship. (January 2017)

Boxes came yesterday. They are beautiful as I knew they would be. Thank you again so much.  Your work is very special to me and to our family. (December 2016)

Everyone loves my new box. Thanks again. (December 2016)

Everything arrived safely and looks great. Thank you . . . (December 2016)

Base and pegs arrived in perfect condition. Thanks again for everything. (December 2016)

Very happy with shells. . . I would like to order more . . . (December 2016)

The package arrived and everything is wonderful. Jim, the box is beautiful, as always. Rose, I love the small urchins. Now I have to wait for an inspiration. Christmas has come early! (December 2016)

When I just checked out your website I was indelibly reminded what nice people you are! (November 2016)

My sailors valentine kit arrived and I love it! The box is beautiful and the instructions are very easy to follow. Many thanks. (November 2016)

Simply beautiful, as I knew they would be . . . Thanks to you and Rose. Give her a hug for me. (November 2016)

Just received my cases! Thank you, they are beautiful as usual always do such marvelous woodwork!!! Like what you did with the inlay. (October 2016)

Box arrived!! Looks beautiful! Thank you so much/ I'll send a pic of the finished product. (October 2016)

. . . my boxes were delivered yesterday. They all look great. I love that tiger maple! (October 2016)

The box arrived yesterday and it is beautiful!! It arrived in perfect condition and I'm counting on it to elevate my Valentine. Thank you so much! (September 2016)

Rose and Jim . . . Keep up your wonderful work.   (September 2016)

Thank you so much.   I was so excited when I opened the package.  I love it all.  (September 2016)

. . . here is the Valentine . . .it was a joy to do.  Thank you both so much!   (August 2016)

Wish you lived around the corner.  Thanks for all of your time and attention.  (August 2016)

My box came today. It will be perfect for my 12 inch Sanibel entry. Thank you. (August 2016)

The box is lovely and perfectly crafted! . . .the 1/2 inch depth is proportionate to the size of the box.  I plan to use very small shells as I suspect others would when using this size box so I think it’s a perfect depth.  And there’s still room for a flower with a higher rise in the center.   (Note:  The box was a 4" front loading box.  Original request for working depth was 1".  After further discussion, the inside working depth was reduced to 1/2" to make the depth more proportional to the width.  -Jim)  (August 2016)

. . .your boxes are perfect . . . (July 2016)

NOTE:  We were impacted the month of June and early July by the worst local flooding since 1957.  Our home was "high and dry"; but, Jim was unable to do any woodworking due to floodwater in his shop buildings.  It was a temporary disruption.  We are 100% back in business!  We appreciate the loyal patience of all our customers during this period.  

The boxes arrived today, Yippee! The 20” one is just what I wanted - Thank you, a beautiful job. (June 2016)

Thank you, Jim....they are beautiful! (May 2016)

Thank you. I can't wait to get started.  Rose, how kind you always are . . .  We get so excited.  The sharks eyes are a special treat! (May 2016)

Looks wonderful and I love the idea of the center hole!  (May 2016)

Boxes are great and many thanks!!  (May 2016)

Yes, art glass on both.   8” mahogany and 2 part on the 10”.   You are the best!!  (April 2016)

We want the best! ;)     (April 2016)

I just picked up the package and the Valentine box is just perfect,thank you so very much for making it and sending it for me,I do appreciate it.  (April 2016)

smaller boxes arrived and are beautiful! Love the book too. Many thanks . . . (April 2016)

Wow I am thrilled and excited!  Can't wait to see the tea caddy!  (April 2016)

Received the shells and cases today, thank you!!! (March 2016)

I got my package today and everything is perfect.  You did a good job on the box and the wood is beautiful.  Thank you to Rose for the wonderful shells.  I have already read through half of the book.  The Sailors Valentines in the book are amazing!  (March 2016)

The box you made for me arrived safely and it is absolutely beautiful!  Thank you very much.  (March 2016)

Just wanted you to know that the shells I ordered came, and they are wonderful.  Thank you so much. (March 2016)

Your pendants are beautiful!  I'd like to add some to the order . . . (March 2016; see our new Etsy store for shell pendants and other items you won't find on this website)

Thank you so much for all your dedication in collecting and cleaning my coquina.  Without your help, most of my designs would never come to fruition. (March 2016)

The barnwood box turned out incredible! I love it and look forward to creating a design for it. Thanks so much! (March 2016)

I picked up the boxes today .  They are lovely , both of them !  I showed them to the girls and they think so too .  Already getting inspired.  (March 2016)

FYI, my friends delivered my wonderful shells . . . (March 2016)

I am  ready to start another Valentine and would like to purchase another lovely box from you. (February 2016)

Thank your kits! (February 2016)

Just received the SV case...arrived in perfect condition! I love it!!! Thank you Jim. Will stay in touch! (February 2016)

. . . the box arrived last week (before the blizzard) and it is simply beautiful. I love the tiger maple.  Jim, you really do amazing work.  (January 2016)

I am so thrilled with the tabletop and the Salt & Pepper boxes. Thanks so much! (January 2016)

Everything looks great.  Excited to begin my project!!  (January 2016)

The beautiful box arrived safely.  Thanks so much.  (January 2016)

I love the boxes , they are just great .  Thanks!  (January 2016)

. . . all arrived safely & that SPECIAL BOX IS THE MOST Gorgeous EXAMPLE OF YOUR WORK I've seen yet!! (November 2015)

. . .very beautiful. Thank you for your care.  (November 2015)

"Amour" SV Kit from Rose . . . You did a magnificent work.  Thank you also to Jim for the elegant frame.
50 hours something gluing & finished October 29th, 2015.  Thanks Rose for the experience.  (October 2015)

Box is beautiful! Cannot thank you enough.  You made my day.  (October 2015)

Just unwrapped the boxes. They are gorgeous! Thank you so much.  (October 2015)

Box has arrived safely. I LOVE it! (September 2015)

Just received your package. The SV case is beautiful!!! Love the wood grain....It's going to make a very interesting piece!  It arrived in perfect condition! (September 2015)

Just a note to say we received the frame Thursday. . . wanted to tell you what a great job you did making it.  (September 2015)

Hi Jim, the tables are absolutely gorgeous !!!! They arrived totally in tact, thanks to your incredible packing!!! (September 2015)

Boxes and shells arrived yesterday, all in perfect condition. They are lovely. You do great work. (July 2015)

Got it and the shells are gorgeous. Thanks so much. (June 2015)

You two are amazing ! You rock ! The boxes arrived safely and in plenty of time to pack them into  up the car for the trip to Nantucket !  Thank you again. It is always a pleasure to do business with both of you!  (June 2015)

I just opened the box.   It is just great! (June 2015)

Jim - the box arrived today and is PERFECT!! glass and template fit beautifully...I'll defintely be back to you in the future, and really appreciate your expertise and wonderful workmanship.  (March 2015)

Just a quick note to let you know that the SV. boxes arrived today, and I really am amazed at the difference in quality from what I have been using. They are beautiful. (February 2014)

Thank you so much for all the work on the ebony with abalone box and for patience with me and my wild ideas.   It is so beautiful!!  I hope my work will do it justice. (November 2013)

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