06/12/18 6:43am

Lumber and Salt is popping up in the old Capital One Bank building. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Those with an eye for repurposed antiques and vintage building materials might be familiar with Lumber and Salt. John Mazur opened the Sound Avenue location in Jamesport three years ago, offering an extensive array of one-of-a-kind furnishings, design services, fine art, antiques and bespoke material objects. Mazur also creates custom pieces for clients at the space. (more…)

04/08/16 6:06am
Mary Cantone and John Mazur with a vintage corn sheller circa 1920, behind a collection of work by regional artists. (Credit: Emily Greenberg)

Mary Cantone and John Mazur with a vintage corn sheller circa 1920, behind a collection of work by regional artists. (Credit: Emily Greenberg)

When John Mazur wanted to integrate paintings into Material Objects, his art space and vintage store in Jamesport, North Fork newcomer Mary Cantone was an obvious choice for collaboration.

The space, located in the same building that houses Sherwood House Vineyards’ tasting room, has changed in the last two months. It is still home to repurposed and found objects, vintage items, reclaimed wood pieces and the like, but now, when you step into the store, dozens of paintings adorn the walls.

“We’ve always had some kind of art and craft in the space,” Mazur said. “But this is on a larger scale.” (more…)

04/16/15 4:40pm
Sheri Winter Clarry and John Mazur at Lumber and Salt in Jamesport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Sheri Winter Clarry and John Mazur at Lumber and Salt in Jamesport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Last Sunday, I found myself at Material Objects, a store in Jamesport that specializes in antiques and repurposed objects, and it occurred to me — I need to know more about where these amazing concepts are coming from.

So I met the man behind the inspiration at his new Sound Avenue store, Lumber and Salt, this week. (more…)