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Functional Accessories
Checky Cheese Board Checky Salt and Pepper Shakers and Tooth Pick Holder
 
Made from Maple and Purple Heart blocks, crafted into a Contemporary Cheese Board. It measures 10" x 6-1/2"
There are 261 pieces excluding the metal cutter. Each piece is designed to match the cheese board down to the size of the squares. There are 51 pieces in each object excluding any metal parts used. They are approx. 3" high
Using the same design a set of four egg cups is offered.
There are 31 pieces in each cup.

Wine Bottle Holder

This attractive art work is designed as a center table conversation piece.
It is made from maple and displays original scroll art.


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Cork Trivets

Trivets were made of scrap material. Wood was discarded molding and the corks?
.... well yes we did drink the whole thing. :-)

Decorative Accessories
The Spirit Bowl

This Bowl which I dub The Spirit Bowl, is made from Whispering Aspen with bark inclusions, The bottle style top is a segmented piece using SARARI, a rare south American wood and it is finished with a 6mm black and white check inlay.

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High Quality Furniture
Special Design Oak Side Table
Specially designed to fit a small area, this Oak Side Table measures 17-1/2" by 11-1/2".
It is trimmed with Walnut round the top edge, and sports a ceramic inlay tile top.

Reproduction Priory Piano Bench
Made from Poplar wood, this piano bench was an exercise
in hand carving. An attempt was made to copy the Jacobean,
Priory style of the early 1500's.

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Wooden Toys for Tots
Barbie Doll Dinning Set ~ made for
Hannah my Granddaughter :-)
Strollers ~ for the Tots Model T's were made for the school kids
 ~ My first toy. I made a batch of 25.

Wood Turning ~ Pens ~
 

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Segmented Wood Turning
"Lost Spirit" Navaho/Pueblo Urn
This Urn is my Pièce de résistance at present.
It is 14" high, 11" across and sports three feature rings.
The Large Feature ring consists of 10 'Port Holes'
designed to show off individual 'Marquetry' style,
sun rise art work, each of which is different.
The upper and lower feature rings are 'Sun Rise'
rings with 12 segments in each.
This segmented urn is made from African Mahogany,
sealed and polished with Carnauba Wax .
There are 1256 separate pieces in this work.

The Brandy Glass Series
These pieces are as varied in art work as they are in color. The ones shown are from the Zigzag Style and sport Sarari, Purple Heart, Bloodwood, and Wenge rare woods from Brazil and Africa.
Other styles include Sunrise, Indian Blanket and the classic Greco/Roman Wave.  There are 301 separate pieces in this work.


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7" Segmented Bowl series
This standard  7" segmented bowl makes a statement in simplicity. Its clean lines come from the 4 rings each with a close packed, 12 segments each. They are trimmed with rare woods and finely polished with Carnauba wax. There are 109 separate pieces in this work.

Grecian Urn series
These Urns are real conversation piece. This work of art is made out of Rare woods, stands 7" high. The one shown is Latin American Purple Heart and Maple. The Greco/Roman feature ring is Brazilian Blood Wood and Maple. There are 172 separate pieces in this work.
Bowls with Lid pieces
These eye catching pieces made in a variety of wood combinations. They are 7" diameter, sporting 3 rings each of which has 12 segments. The rings are highlighted with 1/32" dyed veneer. The lids are tenoned to capture the bases and made as a match pair to the bowls.
The Bowl top left is African Jacaranda with orange dyed veneer. It is trimmed with Latin American Blood Wood
The lower one is Maple with black veneer, and is trimmed with African Wenge. There are 147 separate pieces in this work.

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The Rare Wood 7" Bowls
These special, standard, bowls are unique and one offs. They normally are made of rare wood and may or may not sport a machined base.
The one to the left is made of African Wenge, trimmed with Maple. The turned base has been machined to show 4 feet. There are 60 separate pieces in this work.

Bud or Rose Vase
These bud/rose vases were designed specifically for Valentines Day, however they have turned out to be a very popular gift for any occasion throughout the year. They are made from many different rare woods, and are complete with artificial rose. There are 153 separate pieces in each vase.

Solid Wood Turning
These bowls are made out of solid wood. They are by nature, all different since the initial piece of wood  dictates the outcome.
This one is a simple Mesquite Bowl trimmed with Purple Heart.

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