Turned sculptures from Idaho, United States

Posted By on January 3, 2010

These gorgeous sculptures are made by Sterling Sanders who is a resident of  Bonner County, Sandpoint, Idaho.
He was born in Utah, which was home until he retired.

He says:

” Most design elements come from observing nature. Hand tools, power grinders, and the lathe help in creating my sculptures.”

For sculpture “Species” he got inspiration from a photo in the book, “Art Forms In Nature”.
It depicts a type of marine Protozoa as it moves through the ocean.

He started from a log of apricot wood

and turned and carved it to this beautiful sculpture:

 Species

" Species "

And here are some more of his creations:

You can see more of his sculptures on  www.woodturnersresource.com
And You can purchase his art on  www.etsy.com

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2 Responses to “Turned sculptures from Idaho, United States”

  1. bebi says:

    Precious sculptures, I love the woodwork
    beautiful photos
    congratulations

  2. What a wonderful blog! Please continue this great work I will be sure to check back regularly…

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