Oceania

Oceania

Oceania: The creative process for this turned and sculpted piece was, not surprisingly, multi-stepped. I began by turning the rough exterior contour on a lathe and then drilling a 1 ¼” diameter hole into the top center.

Oceania | 5″ h, 8″ diameter | Bark-edge Maple Burl | Inquire.

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Gabriella

Gabriella

I am humbled to have been commissioned and entrusted with this baptismal font project, blessed with the inspiration for its creation, and rewarded by the response of the donors, ministers and congregation to its grace, power & function.

Gabriella | 3′-2″ h, 2′-4″ w, 2′-6″ d | Russian Hard Maple, American Black Walnut , Hammered Copper Baptismal Bowl | Commissioned

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Womb with a View

Womb with a View

Womb with a View : Evolved from a unique mass of wood that had been in my inventory for many years awaiting the right moment.

Womb with a View | 1′-8″ h, 1′-3″ w, 1′-0″ d | Spalted Maple | Inquire.

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Laughing Waters

Laughing Waters
Click images to view larger versions Microbial Beauty While I was hiking in Hunterdon County, N.J., I spotted this piece of spalted maple on the forest floor. Spalting results in a trail of carbon left when microbial action begins the decaying process in many woods, especially maples.Learn more

Splash Dance

Splash Dance

Splash Dance : For an amorphous mass of maple burl, the question “Should I be a lathe-turned bowl or a sculpture?” remained unanswered for 15 years. Finally, the answer became “Yes.”

Splash Dance | 1’-7”h, 1’-3”w, 1’-0”d | Maple Stump Burl | SOLD

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