Brent Rourke

Medium: Wood

Region: Outside BC


Brent’s fascination with wood began when he was in Junior High School. He couldn’t wait for the next shop class to come around. For him there was, and is, no greater pleasure than taking a shaving from a piece of pine with a freshly sharpened hand plane. After high school, he continued to advance in both skill and educational training, finishing his training at the

Brent Rourke’s fascination with wood began when he was a teenager. He couldn’t wait for the next high school woodworking class to come around. His enthusiasm was evident when he opened the shop door and smelled the scent of wood.

During high school, his interest in wood grew. After graduating from high school, Brent took classes in woodworking at the local college. And that’s when he discovered Shaker boxes and carriers. Brent loves their classic lines and how they blend the elegant and practical, functional and decorative, traditional and contemporary at the same time.

Today, Brent works with the finest woods available: cherry, birds eye maple and locally sourced hardwoods .He is proud that each fine wood product is created naturally right here in Canada . He is proud of the high standards he demands of all who work with him, ensuring high quality that lasts. Brent proud to be growing our economy by keeping our manufacturing here in New Brunswick .

Brent Rourke – we craft contemporary family heirlooms for discriminating individuals.

Artist Website:

Contact Address:

569 Route 121, Bloomfield, NB E5N 4T9 Canada
10-4 pm Mon - Sat or by chance or appointment

Works can be viewed at:

Handworks Inc Saint John NB
Bogside Gallery Halifax NS
Serendipin Art, St. Andrews NB
Botinicals Fredericton NB
The Barn in Bloomfield Bloomfield, NB