Blockhead Blocks

Blockhead Blocks are CNC carved from fresh green wood and are All Natural.

Tried and true since 1989, our blocks are the industry standard.

We have all the styles and sizes you need.  Custom blocks, too!

Blockhead Handles

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Our Handles are hand-turned with two gripping points: one for working and one for dipping.

Our handles are made from Purpleheart for superior rot resistance and none has ever broken.

 

 

Introducing! Blockhead "Kenova Style" Round Blocks

Honoring Walter Evans, Now Available!

Three Round Blocks

 

Kenova Styles

Kenova blocks are available in three styles: the Belgian, the German, and the Kenova Knob.

The Kenova Knob

The Kenova Knob

Based on long interviews and illustrations by the late block master Walter Evans of Kenova, West Virginia.

We call these the Kenova Round Blocks in his honor.

In keeping with tradition, the Kenova blocks have inch increments:

1.50, 2.00, 2.50, 2.75, 3.00, 3.50, 4.00, 4.50, 4.75, 5.00"

Custom sizes are available. 

German Style

German Style

Belgian Style

Belgian Style

 

The Gold Standard, "Seattle Style" Blocks

This is the teardrop shape that accompanied the Studio Glass Movement from its inception with Harvey Littleton in Toledo to Dale Chihuly at Pilchuck.

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Swedish Blocks

Saves you a step at the Marver

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Paperweight Blocks

For making Paperweights

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Egg Blocks

Make your Paperweights Egg-Shaped

 

Student Blocks

Extra Thick to last longer and build character in your students

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For a Free, No Obligation Quote:

Want a block of your own design for a paperweight or finial? We can quickly make one for you.