Marquetry by Zoltán Vargay

| March 31, 2011

These marquetry inlay panels are done by Zoltán Vargay from Budapest, Hungary. Zoltán Vargay writes on his blog: “Since early childhood, I have been attracted to art, mainly music and fine art. I have had a particular interest in objects made of wood, for example furniture and marquetry. I was about eighteen years old when […]

Relief carvings by Kronid A. Gogolev

| March 26, 2011

These carvings are made by Kronid A. Gogolev ( Гоголев Кронид Александрович ) from Russian Federation, Republic of Karelia, Sortavala. Kronid Gogolev is a People’s Artist of Russia, State Prize Laureate of Russia and a Honored art and culture person of Russia and Karelia. Kronid Gogolev was born on July 13, 1926 in the Novgorod […]

Woodwork humour

| March 20, 2011

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. You buy a suitcase to bring home lumber from your vacation on the plane. 2. You stop by and introduce yourself to the owner of a really deformed tree and ask if they’ll call you when they cut it down. 3. You have an entire room dedicated to […]

Wood sculptures by Giuseppe Rumerio

| March 19, 2011

These sculptures are carved by Giuseppe Rumerio from Ortisei, Val Gardena, Italy. Giuseppe Rumerio stands out from many gifted carvers as one of the world’s greatest animal sculptor working in wood. Giuseppe started carving at the age of 14 when he became an apprentice carver. Now, he is a master-carver whose works are awarded the […]