It’s time for another #featurefriday! Do y’all get as excited for them as we do? We just love showcasing all the awesome businesses Clarksville has to offer. For this Feature Friday, we want to tell you about Steves Knot Board. If you’ve been to Miss Lucille’s Marketplace we’re sure you’ve seen their products.
Steve’s Knot Board is owned and operated by retired couple Steve and Mary Quirin. They started out in Chicago making Chicago Cubs snowmen out of pallet wood in their garage. The Cubs won the World Series that year and their small business took off. Pretty soon they started making cutting boards and Steve began making turned items like pizza cutters, wine stoppers, and salt and pepper shakers.
While still living in Chicago, Steve and Mary visited Miss Lucille’s and liked the Clarksville/Nashville area. They packed their bags and moved to Woodlawn, where they have their workshop. They sell their products at three different booths in Clarksville. You can find them in Miss Lucille’s, The Shoppes at Sango and You Never Know. In their booths, you’ll find furniture, cutting boards, rustic grocery lists (they joke that they sold so many in the beginning that they think every kitchen in Clarksville has one), and most recently, their welcome signs. They are also wholesalers for Wise Owl Paint which can be found at their booths in the Shoppes at Sango, and You Never Know. If you’re more of an online shopper, they also sell their products on their website and in their Etsy shop.
Steve and Mary don’t just sell what you see in their booths or online. They mostly do custom work both for individuals and other local businesses. Steve said, “If it’s made out of wood, we do it.” If you have a piece of furniture that you don’t love anymore, they can help you repurpose and refinish it. If the customer wants something custom built, they’ll get the customers to send pictures of their ideas or vision, and Steve and Mary will work with them on the design. Their goal is to help people affordably achieve their desired look of furniture and at the same time build relationships with them.
You can also see Steve and Mary’s work at several local breweries. They made the tapper handles at Tennessee Valley Brewing Company, the tasting trays at Old Glory Distilling Co. and The Fallen Brewery (opening soon), and flight boards and Christmas boxes at a brewery in Nashville. You know here at LOCAL we love to see local businesses supporting each other! 🧡
Go check out Steve’s Knot Board if you haven’t already. They are the sweetest people and love supporting local. Make sure to go to their page and show them some love. They LOVE what they do and want to keep doing it until it isn’t fun anymore.