Carved guitars from Alabama, United States

| February 27, 2010

These guitars are carved from wood by Grey Van Kuilenburg. Besides woodcarving he is artist in many ways: he is a vocalist,he writes music, lyrics, poetry, he draws and he is a skillful tattoo artist. As he has said about himself: “I am an artist in many ways (all ways?)” “…. if it’s artsy, i […]

Original sculptures in wood from Canada

| February 24, 2010

These carved wood sculptures are made by Caril Chasens from Hazelton, British Columbia, Canada. She said: “I believe in wood as a medium for the 21st century. Its grain, complexity and flow resonate with natural and human systems. Wood responds to the density I look for in my work. I like to claim that I […]

Segmented turnings from Italy

| February 21, 2010

These bowls and hollow vessels are turned by Gianfranco Angelino from Napoli, Italy. His work can be seen in: The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC Politecnico, Milan, Italy University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbour, MI Woodturning Center, […]

Unconventional chairs from Oakland, California

| February 13, 2010

These sculptural chairs are made by Garry Knox Bennett who is an internationally known furniture maker and artist. His art is represented in many private collections as well as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Mint Museum of Art+Design, NC; Museum of Art and Design, NY (formerly the American Craft Museum); Atlanta Museum of […]

Woodwork humour

| February 7, 2010

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. Your dog doesn’t even flinch when you turn on the 10’ saw he is sleeping under. 2. You encourage your son to buy a 1900 house so you can spend the time with him completely rebuilding the house and using all your battery operated tools. 3. every article […]