Paintings from wood by Manuela Cuccu

| August 31, 2011

These marquetry/intarzia art pieces are created by Manuela Cuccu from Marche region near Sardegna, Italy. Manuela Cuccu does not have an art education, she is a self-taught woodworker. Both Manuela’s parents are artists, mother is a painter and father is a well-known restorer of antique furniture in Italy. Watching father’s work she learned the technique […]

Woodwork related humour

| August 27, 2011

You know you’re a woodworker if/when: 1. Your 3-year-old has a favorite wood, its Padauk. 2. Your 3-year-old can pick out a piece of Padauk from the cut-off bin at rockler, and convinces me to buy it because we used up all of ours. 3. Your brother-in-law (a woodworker) makes your 3-year-old a really cool […]

Humorous Design Furniture by Judson Beaumont

| August 25, 2011

These furniture pieces are designed and made by Judson Beaumont from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Judson Beaumont was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan in 1960. Judson studied art in Vancouver BC at Capilano College and graduated from the 3-D department of the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 1985. He sed about time in […]

Marquetry pictures by Alan Townsend

| August 23, 2011

These wonderful pictures in style of marquetry are done by Alan Townsend from Chelmsford, United Kingdom. After leaving school Alan Townsend started work at a piano making factory and after about a year and a half he was given the opportunity to help out in the veneer shop as a trainee veneer preparer. Alan says […]

Carved wooden sculptures by Janet Denton-Cordell

| August 22, 2011

These sculptures are carved by Janet Denton-Cordell from Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States. Janet grew up deep in the Boston Mountain Range of the Ozarks, as the second daughter of the well-known Denton family with more than 175 years of combined woodcarving experience. The art of the Dentons has been featured many times over the years, […]