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 […]

Woodcarvings by Igor Kuptsov

| February 20, 2011

These fantasy vehicles and other wood sculptures are carved by Igor Kuptsov ( Игорь Купцов ) from Moscow, Russia. Igor began carving when he was about a fifteen-year-old. He started with simple carvings but things became more complex all the time. Igor Kuptsov is a true artist and he does not like to make copies […]

Carved turnings by Ralph Watts

| February 14, 2011

These sculptures are turned and then carved by Ralph Watts from Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States. By education Ralph Watts is mechanical engineer and nuclear garbage man but by call of the soul he is woodworker with lifelong experience in building houses, furniture, and other useful household items. Most of his creations are turned because […]

All-wood clocks by Charles Maxwell

| January 29, 2011

These wooden skeleton clocks are made by Charles Maxwell from Rochester, NY, United States. Charles Maxwell retired after 25 years of service with the U.S. Navy in December 2006. When he visited a museum store at Cape Cod in 1982 , he first saw a six-foot skeleton clock constructed entirely of American Walnut. The impression […]