Poppycock June/July 2014 - Page 6

Valerie explains that though they never had a real plan to start the business, they now have a loose plan for the future: “I think we can grow to having a few craftsmen one day. A few people, some full-time, others part-time, maybe a foreman of some kind. We might grow to that, but I don’t think we will ever get away from handmade, craftsman made, American made things and become a factory.” Now in their fifth year of business, Walnut Studiolo is celebrating by introducing five new product lines. They