goodwoodglobes

About the globemaker

globemaker Mark Jeffery

I’ve always wanted a globe as an elegant, inspiring focus in my home. Yet the globes I find in stores are made of plastic and cheaply printed in gaudy colours: far from elegant, far from inspiring.

I want to change that. I’m on a quest to carve beautiful globes from fine hardwood, with the continents rising from the oceans and the mountains from the plains in exquisite three-dimensional relief.

– Mark Jeffery, Globemaker

Mark Jeffery is a maker, writer, coder, product engineer and part-time paramedic.

Born in London, England, he’s a globetrotter who’s been to all seven continents, and lived for a time on four of them, including Antarctica.

He now lives in the mountain town of Rossland in the Kootenays, British Columbia, Canada.

ice cliffs in Antarctica

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