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Chestnut Stained Barn Door Dining Table

Custom handmade Chestnut Barn Door Dining Table Status: Custom Piece for Client This rustic, chestnut stained barn door dining table was custom made for a client in Mississauga. The couple picked out an old whitewashed door from the stock in my workshop. the 3′ x 6′ barn door came from the Miller farm near Glen Morris Ontario. Since it was originally used on the exterior of a barn, the door has lots of texture and character that remained with the…

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Custom Grey Barn Door Table

Custom handmade grey barn door table Status: Custom Piece for Client This rustic, grey barn door dining table was custom made for a cottage in Bracebridge. The couple picked out the door from the collection in my workshop; a grainy door salvaged from a barn in Glen Morris. The reclaimed barn door was disassembled, cleaned, sanded down, cut to size, and reassembled to make a rustic tabletop full of original character. The clients wanted an aged, silver-grey barn board finish;…

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Matt Jones

2016: A Year in Review from Matt Jones

A message from Matt Jones; artisan and founder of M. Jones Creations. What a year we’ve had! Thank you to everyone who has supported us in our first full year as M Jones Creations. We’ve gone from 0 to 100 in no time at all and have loved every minute. From our retail partners and their truly unique shops to our followers and customers who found us through friend of friends, we would like to thank you all. 2016 has…

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Why Shop Handmade This Christmas

Why Shop Handmade This Christmas?

OR: 5 reasons deciding to shop handmade is for YOU As told by Leah Jones: Matt’s eldest daughter M.Jones Creations has been going full swing for just over a year, and I have really enjoyed spending some weekends at craft shows. I get to talk to other vendors, organizers, and, most importantly, the people who attend them. Becoming an appendage to a member of the artisan community has slowly changed the way I think about shopping for gifts. Other than the obvious…

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Bo the Shop Dog

Bo has been making some appearances on our Facebook page and in the photos of our tables, and he seems to be a big hit so we thought we’d let you know a little more about him! Bo is a “rescue” – he and his siblings were brought to an Ontario shelter from Quebec when he was barely old enough to eat solid food on his own. He is 1-1/2 years old, and even though he’s not the size of…

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White wash barn door dining table

Rustic White Wash Barn Door Dining Table

Status: AVAILABLE Barn door dining table hand-made from salvaged barn wood This 78″ x 30″ white-washed barn door dining table is made from a barn door salvaged from near Glen Morris Ontario, Uncut from it’s true size, the door makes a unique tabletop full of rustic character, with the “aged white-wash finish” giving the piece a fresh look. The door was disassembled, cleaned, sanded down, and reassembled before receiving a white-wash finish, and being mounting on “natural” finished legs made…

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Red Barn Door Dining Table

“Old Red” Barn Door Dining Table

Status: AVAILABLE Hand-made from salvaged barn wood, with original red paint This 77″ x 29″ x 32″ Red Barn Door Dining Table is made from a barn door salvaged from near Rockwood Ontario. The entire barn still had its original red paint intact, including the gorgeous door used for this tabletop. Uncut from it’s true size, the door makes a unique tabletop full of rustic character. The door was disassembled, cleaned, sanded down, and reassembled before mounting on legs made from…

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M. Jones Creations at Art in the Barn

2016 Art in the Barn

The second annual “Art in the Barn” arts and crafts festival was hosted by the Dorchester Fairgrounds, July 9th 2016. The show has grown significantly in size since last year, growing from just over 100 vendors to well over 200. Because of all their great work, this show has become the largest summer arts and craft festival in Southwestern Ontario. The great organizers from the Dorchester Fairgrounds estimate the show brought over 10,000 visitors to the show! This was M. Jones Creations’…

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Rustic Barn Door Coffee Table

Barn Door Coffee Table

Status: AVAILABLE Hand-made from salvaged barn wood This 35″x53″x20″ coffee table was made from a hay mow door, salvaged from a barn in Scotland Ontario. Uncut from it’s true size, the door makes a unique tabletop full of rustic character. It was left with some of its original, iconic “barn red” paint in the cracks and dips of the wood, giving this piece some great character. The door was disassembled, cleaned, sanded down, and reassembled before mounting on legs made…

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Barn Board Map Wall Hanging

Barn Board Map Wall Hanging

This barn board map is 3’ x 6’, made with “naily” barn-board. The wood is salvaged from barns across Southern Ontario, cut and finished so to preserve the character of the original materials. The map is hand-painted and ready to hang, making a beautiful rustic statement piece or headboard. This original piece (pictured) was a custom request, however variations including paint colour, barn board finish (lighter, darker, etc) are available upon request. These barn board maps are made by special…

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