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 […]

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 […]

Clocks and other wood carvings by Yuriy Firsanov

| July 3, 2011

These wooden sculptures are carved by Yuriy Firsanov (Юрий Фирсанов) from Sochi, Krasnodar, Russia. Watches interested Yuriy from childhood. Is it not wonderful when a small iron box contains something alive, sort of a tiny organism with a hammering heart. It’s a mystery and mystery is always calling. The first unsuccessful, and therefore memorable experience […]

Laminated woodturnings by Jonathan Garcia

| May 24, 2011

These segmented wood turnings are done by Jonathan Garcia from Gilpin County, Colorado, United States. In 2007 Jon Garcia graduated from the school of Industrial Design at Metropolitan State College in Denver. After Graduation, Jon began acquiring an extensive collection of tools which enabled him to pursue his creative endeavors. Jon has always had woodworking […]

Wood carvings by Robin Smith

| April 24, 2011

Rob Smith is a very versatile artist. He is most known for his steampunk USP flash drives but I showcase his work here because of the “ Melting Table ” and of course the “Artype Custom electric Guitar”, these are the true examples of fine woodworking craftsmanship. Artist statement: “ I’m an entirely self trained […]