Woodwork humour

| May 31, 2010

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You are reading this because the police have told about the noise ordinance you violated by running saws between midight and 6 am . The other choice would be spending the rest of the night in jail where nothing is made of wood. 2. You can name more […]

Marquetry, “paintings in wood” from Germany

| May 30, 2010

These marquetry masterpieces are made by Michael Gaide from Osnabrück, Germany. Michael Gaide was born 06.03.1953 in Krefeld-Uerdingen, Germany. Since 1997 he is a self-taught freelance artisan. His virtuoso handling of plywood have been admired by visitors on many exhibitions and fairs all over the world. His works show a very different theme worlds, which […]

Turned vessel from Australia

| May 26, 2010

These turned and sculptured wooden vessels are made by Jack de Vos from Wungong, Western Australia. He was born in Holland and migrated, with his family, to Australia when he was ten years old. Since then, he lived in the Perth area, Western Australia. In 1993 he took up wood-turning full time. Today woodturning is […]

Netsuke from Switzerland

| May 23, 2010

These netsuke (miniature sculptures) are carved by Cornel Schneider from Kleinlützel, Switzerland. He was born in 1964 (the year of the Dragon). He began to cut netsuke late autumn 1995, immediately after a visit to an art show, where he saw the antique netsuke. He said: “I remember that moment very well, I was struck […]

Wooden toy’s from Japan

| May 20, 2010

These toy’s are made by Nakagawa Takeshi (中川岳) from Yoshida, Nakano City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Nakagawa Takeshi started his wooden toy manufacturing in 2001. Since that time he has participated in many exhibitions all over the world and have won many awards. Nakagawa Takeshi said about his work: ” When I think of ‘future’, I […]