These art pieces are an expose’ of wood used in art. They are all original designs which incorporate numerous woods, both exotic and domestic. None of these pieces have any stains,dyes or colorants used in them. All of the colors are natural to the particular species of wood used and are finished only with a clear coat finish. In some cases as is with “Wildflowers”, there is the use of recycled materials. the backboard is a recycled commercial counter top made of paper and phenolic resin inlay-ed with natural wood.
This backboard is constructed from birch set in a frame of wenge. The clouds are birdseye maple and the sun is made of canary wood. The birds are a mix of exotic and domestic hardwoods. The birds are set on brass pin so they float over the piece to give the sense of flight This piece is approx. 1 1/2 inches high by 31 1/2 inches wide and has hangers on the back.
Made of Birch, Wenge, Yellowheart, Gocolvo Alves, Lignum Vite, Paduk, White Oak, Black Walnut, Bloodwood, Purpleheart, Canarywood, Mahogany and Lacewood This piece required many of the various wood working techniques available today $1200
The second piece in the Celebration of Wood series This piece is constructed from Birch, Wenge, Mahogany, Lignum Vite, Bloodwood, Purpleheart, Black Walnut, Yellowheart and Paduk I enjoy how this piece seems to change its look depending how the light hits it. $350
It is Made out of maple, yellow heart, canary wood, bloodwood, lignum vitae mahogany, paduk, lacewood and white oak. $350
Made from Sapele and Maple.
It is made out of wenge, bloodwood, yellowheart, lignum vitae sapele, mahogany, white oak, canary wood and purple heart. $250
This stylized piece with its multitude of color and physical depth is inspired by the complexities and chaos of colors in nature. The backboard is made of a recycled commercial counter-top. The stems are recycled redwood. The flowers are made from small pieces of just about every type of wood in my shop. $825
This box is made of beveled glass set in birdseye maple trimmed with black walnut. It stands 5 inches tall and is 10 inches by 6 inches. The movement is a 72 note Sankyo Orpheus. It plays portions of Tchaikovsky’s March of the Toy Soldiers, Waltz of the Flowers and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
This box is made of beveled glass set in Lacewood, trimmed with Sapele. It stands 5 inches tall and is 10 inches by 6 inches. The movement is a 72 note Sankyo Orpheus Plays Pachelbel’s Canon in D. $1800
This Art Deco music box is made from apricot burl and wrapped in black walnut. It has a 72 note Sankyo Orpheus movement that plays the Brandenburg Concerto. $2800