If you’re on western St. Croix, near Frederiksted, St. Croix LEAP makes an offbeat adventure. Inside this open-air shop are stacks of rare salvaged native wood being fashioned into serving boards, tables, wall hangings, clocks, you name it (the protected mahogany is from trees felled in storms or that needed to be trimmed). The St. Croix Life and Environmental Arts Project is dedicated to manual work, environmental conservation, and self-development. St. Croix LEAP is located 2 miles up Mahogany Road from the beach north of Frederiksted. Look for large mahogany signs and sculptures flanking the driveway. Visitors will need to bear to the right to reach the woodworking area and gift shop. The site is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 5pm.