In 2016 America WriteOn!™ was conceived as an extension of the Rider Brothers LLC family company that produces cutting boards and wood spoons from Northern Michigan maple and cherry wood. They wanted to extend their product line to include write-on boards. Alongside their wood products they began making state shaped chalkboards, corkboards, and dry-erase boards. This new product line is marketed under the America WriteOn!™ name.
In 2011 a husband and wife team took their love of woodworking, a bucket full of ideas and a handful of dreams, and dedicated themselves to a full time manufacturing business. When demands got too great for the duo, two Rider brothers came on board as woodworking partners and Rider Brothers LLC was born. Their previous careers and experiences in art, construction, finance, and corporate retail management all contribute to making Rider Brothers LLC the successful business it is today.
As Northern Michigan natives, the Rider's springboard products are end-grain chopping blocks made from locally sourced Northern Michigan hard maple. Next they extended their maple product line into traditional and uniquely shaped cutting boards. Then, utilizing another locally sourced product, Northern Michigan cherry wood, wooden spoons and utensils were added. These items are sold under their well known trademark Michigan Mapleworks™.
In 2016 they began producing and selling a line of state shaped chalkboards, corkboards, and dry erase boards under the America WriteOn!™ name. Of course, the artist in them was not satisfied with producing just state shaped boards. Fish shaped boards have been added to the line, and they have a few more design ideas up their sleeve. Stay tuned and follow them on Facebook to learn about new releases.
ALOT! Production and sales of their products is a full time job. As it is for most entrepreneurs, there is no time clock. If they are not in the shop producing product, they are filling orders, creating selling opportunities, arranging shows, or dreaming up new items to bring to their customers.
Since the beginning, the Rider's have manufactured their products in the workshop on their Northern Michigan farm. They are proud to say that they continue to make their products one at a time, by hand, for that one of a kind quality piece.
The products sold by Rider Brothers LLC are manufactured at their workshop in Northern Michigan. However, there are many facets to any business. The Rider Brothers concentrate on what they do best and where possible work with other small, often family run, companies to assist in making the business operate more smoothly. A locally owned print shop is used for the printing of brochures and tags. Other local companies provide laser engraving, photography, and website design and maintenance.
Yes. Rider Brothers LLC does have a wholesale program. If you are a licensed retail establishment and would like to carry the products they manufacture, please contact them to see if you qualify for their wholesale program.
Absolutely! They have and will create custom designs for your business or organization. A minimum order is usually required for custom products. Contact them and they will be happy to work with you on your idea.