The Wood Nook LLC

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Welcome to The Wood Nook

Where Quality is Always a Standard and Never an Option

The Wood Nook LLC in Englewood, FL is a custom wood shop specializing in handcrafted wooden toys, wooden indoor furniture, wooden outdoor furniture and furniture restoration. Duane and Liz Sousa have been working in their family owned and operated wood shop for more than 30 years making quality  handcrafted wooden toys, indoor and outdoor wood furniture, home decor, pet accessories and a so much more. Making each item with pride and one at a time for more than 30 years, our custom wood shop is where we build everything the” Old School' Way while at the same time making handcrafted, high quality products that are proudly made in the USA. We only use American grown wood and finish anything made for children with “Safety First” a priority and finish children’s items with non-toxic, child safe finishes. Some of our handcrafted wooden toys include building blocks, rocking horses and train sets. Wooden indoor furniture includes fishing rod racks and decorative trash cans. Wooden outdoor furniture includes Adirondack chairs for adults and children.


Who is The Wood Nook?

The Wood Nook is a family owned and operated custom wood shop founded by Duane and Liz Sousa of Englewood, Florida. They build their product line one item at a time in their wood shop at their home. Quality and craftsmanship are number one priorities – every item made with American grown wood – and all children’s products are finished with safe, non-toxic finishes – keeping your little ones safety first and foremost. Their products are built to last a lifetime, and they stand behind their work.

How Long Does it Take to Ship

Typically your item will ship in 1 to 2 weeks, depending on stock and customization requests. Custom orders may take longer depending on product ordered. Items are shipped via UPS Ground unless you request otherwise. The Wood Nook is always willing to work with you and do their best to accommodate special orders. 

Is Customization More Expensive

Not always. If you are asking for your child’s name, birthday, etc. there is no extra charge. Most custom color request are also no extra charge. Engraving also in most cases is free. The Wood Nook does their best to make your purchase a special one at a minimum cost to you. Custom sizing would incur extra cost, based on cost of materials but they do their very best to keep pricing at a minimum. They encourage customers to contact them directly so any questions, concerns or special requests can be addressed in a timely manner for the customer.

What is The Wood Nook’s Return Policy

If an item is received damaged in shipping, The Wood Nook will gladly replace it with once the damaged item is returned. If the item ordered is not what you expected, The Wood Nook will reimburse the customer for the item, but the customer will still be charged shipping and a 25% re-stocking fee. Custom orders are non-refundable.


What Makes an Item Handcrafted

All Wood Nook products are literally made by the hands of Duane and Liz Sousa – there is no “mass production.” For that very reason each and every item is truly unique and will vary slightly in wood color, weight, etc. Custom orders are really designed by the customer and the The Wood Nook – making your special order “one of a kind.”


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