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Saint joHn, New Brunswick

Skate + wood


When a passion for skateboarding meets woodturning, this is what Steve Jones Yo is all about!



That’s excellent work Steve, love it!
— Chris Fisher, @woodbug1
I think you could tell by the tears when it was given to her how meaningful and beautiful she thought it was.
— Derrick Bass, @derrickbass
Beautiful piece! Steve this is very cool, Yo!
— Steven Kennard, @stevenkennard
Straight fire bro! Gorgeous work.
— Justin LaRose, @epiclyajustin


About Me


I've been making things as far back as I can remember. I furnished my apartment with things I made or altered. In 2011, my fellow artisan, Mark Jeffery showed me how to use a lathe, the catalyst that eventually pushed me into serious woodturning. I played with making things for family and friends for a couple of years, but when my father passed away in 2014, I decided it was time to get serious about woodturning. I realize how quickly life passes by. I passed most of my youth hanging out skateboarding in the uptown Saint John, New Brunswick. It was there that I developed a passion for the wood used to make a board, attracted to the colour infused maple. A skater puts blood, sweat and tears into his skateboard. To discard it seemed like a waste. So with a ready supply of boards, I decided to immortalize their stories, turning the castoffs into unique , handcrafted, functional bowls and more.