Pompeii and Raven’s Peace

Pompeii and Raven's Peace

Pompeii : The shape of the “blank” and the character of the wood significantly dictated its final form. I burned nothing. The piece accomplished that dark-edged affect all on its own.

Pompeii | 1′-1″ h, 6″ diameter | Distressed White Oak Burl | Inquire.

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The Phoenix

The Phoenix
Distressed curly white oak burl found as a pickup truck wheel chock earns its name, The Phoenix. Bringing new life I found this piece of distressed curly white oak burl being used as a wheel chock underneath a pickup truck on a logging project in Madison County,Learn more

Georgia

Georgia

Georgia : Initially, I saw this work as a tabletop sculpture and the association with the desert art period of animal skulls and bones came later.

Georgia | 2′-2″ h, 1′-8″ w, 8″ d | Red Oak Burl | Table Sculpture (as shown), Wall sculpture (Vertical) | Inquire.

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The Tortoise

The Tortoise
Click images to view larger versions 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 the human mole. They cause no harm to the tree and can also beLearn more