Carved wooden sculptures from Canada

| January 14, 2010

These wooden sculptures are carved by Betty Sager from Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. Betty Sager experiments with many different styles of sculpting, from the classic human busts to the stylized and abstract. She has a love for the free form style, capturing the motion of nature. Other than wood carving she is accomplished in pyrography […]

Carvings from Idaho

| January 10, 2010

These carvings are made by Tom Reul from Hayden Lake, Idaho, United States. He retired as an illustrator for the U.S. Forest service in 1983 in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. With his turned and carved bowl “Olive Bowl” he won the turning contest: “Two Board Feet” in November 18, 2005. This contest was organized by […]

Marquetry from Russia

| January 9, 2010

These wooden mosaic paintings in stile of marquetry are made by Tatiana Timofeevna Gorin (Татьяна Тимофеевна Горина) from Moscow, Russia. Tatiana has a unique ability to feel the wood as material. Her work has justifiably be called painting in marquetry. More of  her work can be seen on her website: And some of her […]

Woodwork humour

| January 8, 2010

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You know the wood species of each of the splinters in your hands. 2. Your feet and back hurt after 10 minutes of browsing in a clothing store, but you can stay on your feet 8 hours at a woodshow before feeling any real discomfort. 3. Your compost […]

Pyrographic art from Conneaut, Ohio

| January 7, 2010

These pyrographic pictures are burnt by Pat Sherman from Conneaut, Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. In addition to wood burning she practice wood carving, chip carving and relief carving. More of Pat’s works can be seen on And on .