Thomas Davin and Mary Kesler have been woodworking together since 1981. Their professional training began during their college years in California where Tom studied cabinetmaking and design at C.S.U. Northridge. Mary began woodworking to help pay expenses toward her Bachelor of Science degree at U.C. Davis. After college, they began a business and life partnership. They now reside with their three children, two boys, Morgan and Roland, and a girl, Joanna in the countryside of Rhode Island. Working out of a nineteenth century mill overlooking Dorset Mill Pond, Mary and Tom utilize the beauty of their surroundings to create objects that are simple yet elegant in design. They specialize in small, precisely designed and exquisitely made pieces. They pride themselves on offering handmade, one of a kind gifts. From chopsticks to earrings, letter openers to magnifying glasses their line has many options for the thoughtful gift-giver. Their woodcrafts are both serviceable and handsome. With minimal care, they can be appreciated for years to come. The hallmark of their work is its combination of artistic expression and utilitarian design. After more than forty years of working together Davin & Kesler realize that their work is more than just pieces they have crafted; it is a lifestyle that continually challenges, pushes, and rewards.