Visit our Online Store via Etsy

Posted on Dec 2, 2018 in News |
Visit our Online Store via Etsy

Visit our Online Store via Etsy. Mad River Antler has been on Etsy since 2010 and processed a number of orders ranging from real antler chandeliers to antler candleholders. We’ve received a number of compliments and try to make the … Continue reading

Last Show for 2018 in Burlington, Vermont

Posted on Oct 30, 2018 in News |
Last Show for 2018 in Burlington, Vermont

Hard at work creating an number of new real antler creations for my last show for 2018. It’s part of the Vermont Handcrafters organization I belong to. It will be at Doubletree – Hilton in South Burlington, Friday, November 16 … Continue reading

2018 Summer – Fall Show Schedule

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in News |
2018 Summer – Fall Show Schedule

  YES! The whole Mad River Valley is talking about Mad River Antler’s upcoming Show Schedule:) Preparing many new creations to support my 2018 Summer – Fall Schedule. Real antler creations comprising of unique One Of A Kind Coffee, Sofa … Continue reading

2018 Spring Show

Posted on Apr 10, 2018 in News |
2018 Spring Show

Johnson’s Log Home & Timber Frame Show is May 4-6, 2018 in Lake George, New York and I’ll be spending the weekend presenting many new creations at the Lake George Forum. I’ll be showcasing a number of new real antler creations. If … Continue reading

Upcoming 2017 Show Schedule

Posted on Aug 17, 2017 in News |
Upcoming 2017 Show Schedule

I’m preparing for the upcoming 2017 fall show season which kicks off Labor Day weekend at the Mad River Valley Craft Fair September 2 – 3 in Waitsfield, VT. Six days later I’ll be showing off my antler art creations at the Adirondack … Continue reading

Featured in Stowe Magazine 2017 Summer Edition

Posted on Aug 1, 2017 in News |
Featured in Stowe Magazine 2017 Summer Edition

I’m featured in Stowe Guide Magazine Last winter, a writer from Stowe Magazine contacted me about learning more about the work I do. We scheduled a time to talk, then another to have the author and a photographer come see … Continue reading

The 2017 Log & Timber Home Show

Posted on Apr 6, 2017 in News |

Johnson’s Log Home & Timber Frame Show is May 5-7, 2017 in Lake George, New York and I’ll be spending the weekend presenting many new creations at the Lake George Forum. The show has many exhibitors including Timberframe home builders, Log Home companies, … Continue reading

The 26th Annual Woodworkers Showcase in Saratoga Springs

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 in News |
The 26th Annual Woodworkers Showcase in Saratoga Springs

26th Annual Northeast Woodworkers Showcase I’ve decided to attend the Northeast Woodworkers Showcase for the 1st time this April just over the mountains in Saratoga Springs, New York. The 1st weekend of April show is at the Saratoga Springs City Center and … Continue reading

Celebrating President’s Week in Vermont at Sugarbush

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 in News |
Celebrating President’s Week in Vermont at Sugarbush

For the past 3 years, Sugarbush Resort has invited me and a few other local artists to display our work and talk to visitors coming for the holidays at their Lincoln Peak base area. This year is no different, although we have … Continue reading

Starting the 2017 Show Season at Sugarbush Resort

Posted on Jan 10, 2017 in News |
Starting the 2017 Show Season at Sugarbush Resort

Sugarbush Artisans Market for 2017 MLK Weekend The 2017 Show Season kicks off this weekend! That’s right, this coming weekend head to the slopes to enjoy the MLK Weekend outdoors. Sugarbush Resort has plenty of festivities planned for their guests next week which … Continue reading

December Show: Last one for 2016

Posted on Dec 8, 2016 in News |
December Show: Last one for 2016

Annual Stowe Artisan’s Show at Spruce Peak I will be showcasing my work at my final show of 2016 in Stowe Vermont at the Spruce Peak Artisan Show. Sat Dec 17: 11:00a-6:00p Sun Dec 18: 12:00p – 5:00p Spruce Peak is on the Mountain … Continue reading

Vermont Hand Crafters Holiday Show

Posted on Nov 15, 2016 in News |
Vermont Hand Crafters Holiday Show

I’m back in the shop after taking a short break. I’m preparing for the VT Handcrafters 61st Annual Holiday Show at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, VT, Fri. Nov. 21 – Sun. 23rd.The Vermont Hand Crafters is the oldest ( and largest ) … Continue reading

Adirondack Museum Show

Posted on Sep 7, 2016 in News |
Adirondack Museum Show

Off to the Adirondack Museum show in Long Lake NY Saturday – Sunday, September 10 – 11 for my favorite show of the season. You’ll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented in handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings. Renowned … Continue reading

New Antler Creations for the 2016 Fall Show Season

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 in News |
New Antler Creations for the 2016 Fall Show Season

I’m preparing for the upcoming 2016 fall show season which kicks off Labor Day weekend at the Mad River Valley Craft Fair September 3 -4 in Waitsfield, VT. Six days later I’ll be showing off my antler art creations at the Adirondack Rustic … Continue reading

Vermont Festival of the Arts at the Red Barn

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in News |
Vermont Festival of the Arts at the Red Barn

Vermont Festival of the Arts The Vermont Festival of the Arts, produced by The Valley Arts, runs through the entire month of August in various locations throughout the Mad River Valley. I created a large Moose-Elk antler chandelier for one … Continue reading

New Antler Design for New Local Restaurant called The Reks

Posted on Jul 11, 2016 in News |
New Antler Design for New Local Restaurant called The Reks

New style Moose Antler Chandelier I’ve always wanted to create a different type of moose combination chandelier by having the Moose antlers face downwards and incorporating hand painted glass shades for the lighting component. I struggled with the balancing issue … Continue reading

Antler Art show schedule for April 2016

Posted on Mar 29, 2016 in News |
Antler Art show schedule for April 2016

Two great shows in April! Seacoast Home Show in New Hampshire & Whittemore Center Arena, Durham, NH We are very excited to be going to our 1st Seacoast Home Show in New Hampshire April 2nd – 3rd. There will be over 200 … Continue reading

President’s Week 2016 Vermont Artisans Market

Posted on Feb 9, 2016 in News |
President’s Week 2016 Vermont Artisans Market

Vermont Artisans Market 2016 Each February in Vermont, skiers and tourists flock to the slopes and ski towns to enjoy the President’s Week vacation outdoors. Sugarbush Resort has plenty of festivities planned for their guests next week which includes a local … Continue reading

New 2016 Antler Art Creations!

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in News |
New 2016 Antler Art Creations!

I’ve created some new antler art for 2016 and will be displaying it at various shows this winter and spring, including MLK Weekend and President’s Week at Sugarbush Resort Continue reading

A Tribute to an Antler Shed Hunter

Posted on Jan 8, 2016 in News |
A Tribute to an Antler Shed Hunter

Riley, the Antler Shed Dog I was saddened to hear the news that a 12-½ year old black lab named “ Riley” passed away a couple of weeks ago. Riley was an antler hunter. He found over a hundred shed … Continue reading

Selling Antler Artwork in a new Vermont retail location

Posted on Nov 30, 2015 in News |
Selling Antler Artwork in a new Vermont retail location

I’m very happy to report that I moved into a new location in my hometown. The shop is called the Bridge Street Trading Co. located on 40 Bridge Street, Waitsfield, VT. The store is focused on selling various types of … Continue reading

Fall Season Show Schedule and Shop Hours

Posted on Sep 28, 2015 in News |
Fall Season Show Schedule and Shop Hours

Displaying Functional Antler Art in Stowe, Vermont Mad River Antler Fall will be displaying their latest in Stowe, Vermont Columbus Day weekend Friday, October 10 through Sunday October 12, 2015. You can get more details at the Stowe Foliage Arts … Continue reading

New Antler Creations for the 2015 Fall Show Season

Posted on Aug 28, 2015 in News |
New Antler Creations for the 2015 Fall Show Season

I’m preparing for the upcoming 2015 fall show season which kicks off Labor Day weekend at the Mad River Valley Craft Fair in Waitsfield, VT. Six days later I’ll be showing off my antler art creations at the Adirondack Rustic … Continue reading

Best of Central Vermont magazine features Moose Meadow Lodge and Mad River Antler art

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in News |
Best of Central Vermont magazine features Moose Meadow Lodge and Mad River Antler art

Moose Antler Sconces and Whitetail Antler Chandelier This month’s issue of Best of Central Vermont Magazine includes a great story about Moose Meadow Lodge . The article discusses how they got started and the imagery shows off their wonderful B&B and Vermont treehouse. Four … Continue reading

It’s Antler Shed Season

Posted on Apr 21, 2015 in News |
It’s Antler Shed Season

New England Antler Sheds Yes, antler shed season is here in full force in the Northeast. As the snow continues to melt after a winter to remember, hobbyist and professional antler shed hunters are about to head into the woods … Continue reading

Now in Lake Placid, NY

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in News |
Now in Lake Placid, NY

I’m very excited about the opportunity to display/sell my creations at the Cornerstone Rustic & Craft Gallery on Main Street, Lake Placid, NY. I delivered a number of pieces this week just in time for a huge event that will … Continue reading

Using 2 components supplied by Mother Nature

Posted on Feb 6, 2015 in News |
Using 2 components supplied by Mother Nature

I found a really unique cherry burl wood slab that I finished to bring out the details in grain. Burls are deformed outgrowth commonly found in the form of a rounded outgrowth on a tree trunk or branch that is filled with small knots from dormant buds. This … Continue reading

Holiday Shopping in Vermont

Posted on Dec 3, 2014 in News |
Holiday Shopping in Vermont

Mad River Valley Country Christmas ‘Keep it local’, I always say. Visit us at this weekend’s Country Xmas December 6 and 7th, Mad River Antler will be displaying new creations for sale at the Bridge Street Emporium in Waitsfield, Vermont … Continue reading

2014 Winter Schedule

Posted on Nov 14, 2014 in News |

I’m back in the shop after taking a short break. I’m preparing for the VT Handcrafters 61st Annual Holiday Show at the Sheraton Hotel in Burlington, VT, Fri. Nov. 21 – Sun. 23rd.The Vermont Hand Crafters is the oldest ( and largest ) … Continue reading

Stowe Fall Foliage Highlights

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in News |

The leaves are just about done know here in Vermont. We a great show in Stowe Columbus Day weekend. I was pleased with the number of past customers came by to visit and look at all the new creations that … Continue reading

Adirondack Rustic Show Highlights

Posted on Sep 18, 2014 in News |

Mad River Antler participated in it’s 1st Adirondack Rustic Furniture Show this past week. Both my wife and I were very impressed with the high quality and craftsmanship from all the exhibitors that participated  in the show. The Adirondack Museum … Continue reading

Adirondack Museum Rustic Furniture Show

Posted on Sep 8, 2014 in News |

Mad River Antler from Waitsfield, which creates Home Decor items from real naturally shed Moose, Deer and Elk antlers, has been selected to participate in the 27th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair September 13 – 14. The Adirondack Museum hosts the show located … Continue reading

End Of Summer Craft Festival – Mad River Valley Craft Fair

Posted on Aug 29, 2014 in News |

Mad River Antler is all ready for this great end of summer Mad River Valley event. We created a number of NEW antler creations made from real antler sheds. We’re excited to be sharing the booth with Moosewalk Studios. Moosewalk … Continue reading

Mad River Antler at Stowe’s Art on Park

Posted on Aug 10, 2014 in News |

Yes, Mad River Antler will be in Stowe, VT every Thursday night for the month of August! It’s called ” Art on Park”. They close down Park Street in Stowe at 4:30 pm and reopen it at 9:00pm It show … Continue reading

Waterbury Arts Festival

Posted on Jul 13, 2014 in News |

Mad River Antler was at the Waterbury Arts Festival July 12. Weather was outstanding and appreciated since we displayed outdoors. I was very happy that a number of previous customers stopped by to say hello and to comment how much … Continue reading

New Antler Creations for Lake George, NY Show

Posted on May 12, 2014 in News |

Preparing for a show in Lake George, NY this coming weekend. It runs from Friday 5/16 – Sunday 5/18. For more details click on this link. http://www.loghomeshows.com/upcoming-show-2/ Stop by and visit if your in the area to see all my new creations. … Continue reading

A new collaboration in the Mad River Antler Vermont shop

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in News |

In February, I welcomed Ed Schoennagel into my shop to carve antlers into pieces of art. Ed has a gift for developing a picture in his mind and transferring it onto paper. However, Ed took it one more step and … Continue reading

Elk Chandelier Completed and Delivered

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in News |

Just completed and delivered a custom Elk Chandelier to a customer in Long Island, NY. The customer had a lot of input due to size of room but wanted a real elk antler chandelier style. These are usually meant for … Continue reading

Delivery of a load of real Antler Sheds

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in News |

We have a number of projects to complete and we’re ramping up the creation process to support our Gallery in Waitsfield, Vermont and our 2014 Show schedule. Last weekend, I received a delivery of real Moose, Elk and Deer sheds … Continue reading

Starting off 2014 with some unique antler designs

Posted on Feb 11, 2014 in News |

It was a very busy holiday season and we’ve been creating a number of new pieces to support our Waitsfield, VT gallery and our upcoming 2014 show schedule. In January, I started out making a very cool floor lamp with … Continue reading

Adirondack Delivery and Open House

Posted on Oct 30, 2013 in News |

Mad River Antler made a delivery of a 4 foot x 4 foot to a home in Bolton Lading followed up by a open House to see the creation in it’s place. We’re very pleased that our customer invited us … Continue reading

Stowe Show Highlights

Posted on Oct 20, 2013 in News |

Our Stowe, Vermont show was great. On the floor sales, orders and the weather exceeded expectations! Many previous Mad River Antler  customers stopped by to see our new creations and to say how happy they are with the pieces they’ve … Continue reading

Mad River Antler: Labor Day Show Details

Posted on Aug 29, 2013 in News |
Mad River Antler: Labor Day Show Details

After 5 months of Rotator Cuff rehab, finishing up all the backlog custom projects, my first show of the season is here this weekend. The Mad River Valley Craft Fair in Waitsfield, VT on Saturday and Sunday 10am – 5 … Continue reading

Mad River Antler featured on Boston’s Channel 5

Posted on Jul 15, 2013 in News |
Mad River Antler featured on Boston’s Channel 5

On July 10th, Boston’s channel 5 WCVB, Chronicle show replay a show done on the Mad River Valley, VT. It featured a host of businesses which included Mad River Antler. The show was well done and I’ve received may calls … Continue reading

Mad River Antler announces 2013 Show schedule

Posted on Jul 4, 2013 in News |
Mad River Antler announces 2013 Show schedule

We’re on the road again. Be sure to check us out. Continue reading

Mad River Antler in Montana

Posted on Jul 1, 2013 in News |
Mad River Antler in Montana

In June, my wife and I took a nice trip out to Whitefish, Montana. I spent two of days working and learning with another antler artist Robin Collier. Robin does the big stuff and is one of the top antler … Continue reading

Burlington Free Press Feature Article

Posted on Jun 17, 2013 in News |
Burlington Free Press Feature Article

We were honored to be featured in a Burlington Free Press Article titled “Sunday Jobs: What moose, elk and deer shed becomes resource for Waitsfield business”. Continue reading

Yankee Magazine Features Mad River Antler

Posted on Jun 17, 2013 in News |
Yankee Magazine Features Mad River Antler

Yankee Magazine features our chandeliers in an article titled “Bring the Outdoors In. Continue reading

WCAX’s Made in Vermont Talks About Mad River Antler

Posted on Jun 3, 2013 in News |
WCAX’s Made in Vermont Talks About Mad River Antler

WCAX TV Reported Gina Bullard interviews and features Mad River Antler. “With hunting season in sight, many hunters have their eyes on the prize. But one local Vermont Artists hunts year-roudn to make his Made-in-Vermont products…” Watch the full video below … Continue reading

A New Website for 2013

Posted on Jun 1, 2013 in News |

This year we decided to take a serious look at our existing website and find a way to retrofit or rebuild it so it was more ‘visitor-friendly’. The folks at VickeryHill sat down to discuss past successes and failures and … Continue reading