Mark M. Nichols began working with wood as a child. He went to a vocational high school where he learned furniture design and construction. While in school, Mark built furniture for the Mayor, the Superintendent of schools, and for others in the city. He has had work on display at the Hines Auditorium in Boston, MA, and has even sold pieces in the British Isles, Philippines, and Canada! He provides the Marketplace with Wooden Bowls, wine stoppers, ornaments, cutting boards, and granite bowls.