PHOTO: In your business at Grand Inspired | Business

Grand Inspired is a new business with an unusual mix of offerings. It is both a woodworking gallery and a production space located in a restored historic building in Stoughton’s Depot Hill Historic District.

Six days a week, visitors can stop by to browse furniture and artwork in the Grand Inspired Gallery, which features works ranging from tiny spice bowls to hefty tables, priced from less than $10 to more than $5,000.

Styles are very diverse. There are benches that combine wooden barn beams and sleek steel, tables made from wood from old tobacco drying sheds, and sleek bowls carved from the gnarled bark that grows on the sides of the trees.

Those looking for a place to do their own woodworking can sign up for a workshop membership, which costs $40 a month for hobbyists and $70 a month for those who sell their work. Participants can attend free classes where they create projects like cutting boards and boxes to take home. They can also sign up for one-on-one lessons with instructor Rob Gurk, who can demonstrate how to use the shop’s various power tools or consult on their next project.







Grand Inspired is a new gallery and woodworking space at 501 E. Main St. in Stoughton.










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A handmade sign sits at the entrance to Grand Inspired, a new gallery and woodworking facility in Stoughton.










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One side of Grand Inspired serves as a gallery of handmade, furniture and functional art. Another serves as a woodworking space where participants can use tools and attend classes.










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The wooden bowls and chandeliers are on display at Grand Inspired Gallery in Stoughton.










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Instructor Rob Gurk works in the woodworking shop at Grand Inspired in Stoughton.










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Mary Quaid works in the workshop at Grand Inspired, a new gallery and woodwork in Stoughton.










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Instructor Rob Gurk works in the woodworking shop at Grand Inspired.










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Mary Quaid, Rob Gurk and Darren Bell work at Grand Inspired woodworking shop in Stoughton.










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Grand Inspired co-owner Darren Bell runs jointed boards through a planer at Grand Inspired’s woodworking shop in Stoughton.










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Woodworking hand tools are available to members at Grand Inspired.










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Wood harvested and processed in Stoughton is available for purchase at the woodworking makerspace at Grand Inspired.










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Japanese kumiko wood products by Jorge Gonzalez Lopez are featured at Grand Inspired.










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Jan Jahnke’s fine art is on display at Grand Inspired Gallery. Called “spirit shields,” these pieces are made of wood and water-based paint.










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Handcrafted chandeliers inspired by nature and made by Tana Williams are featured in the Grand Inspired Gallery. The chandelier on the right was made by shining through a mushroom grid and applying a natural pattern to paper.




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