Collected Wood

My wood art .... collected

I like sharing details of my collected wood pieces.  They help show how my work has changed over the years.  And how it has remained the same.  How the wood art evolved into abstract wall sculptures.  How my turned pieces grew into turned & sculpted.

If you would like to get into the real nitty gritty and learn more about my ‘no steaming and no bending’ process, I invite you to visit Creating Wood Art.

Collected Contemporary Wood Sculptures

The Tortoise

Mole to tortoise? This piece of red oak burl was found on a judge’s property in Hunterdon County, New Jersey. Burl wood is the tree’s version of …
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Torch Light

Naturally light I found this limb of a large cedar tree in 1976 lying alongside Edgewater Drive between Clearwater and Dunedin, Florida, USA. I began working on …
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Trapeze

Trapeze : Designing Trapeze was as much presenting Nature’s inherent beauty as it was my melding with it. Hanging as a wall sculpture, the piece …
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Up Draft

Up Draft : One night I dreamed about a pile of ribbon being lifted vertically by hot air. It was a fluid movement like lava …
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Wind Drift

Negative strength My aim with Wind Drift was to limit size and, therefore, the amount of action. I wanted to concentrate on a smaller space and intensify the …
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Wind Swept

A re-birth Hiking near Ken Lockwood Gorge in Hunterdon County, N.J., I found this piece of tulip poplar that had been bent over significantly by a …
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