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!
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!
Kenova blocks are available in three styles: the Belgian, the German, and 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.
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.
Saves you a step at the Marver
For making Paperweights
Make your Paperweights Egg-Shaped
Extra Thick to last longer and build character in your students
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.