I like to turn bowls and make furniture out of slabs of wood. Here is a sampling of my work. Look for more and better quality pictures in the future!
This vase is turned from an almond branch. 17.5" tall, 6" diameter. Amazing spiral grain, nice starburst pattern if you cut across the endgrain. The sawdust was orange.
More new work here. Below you will find old work.
This was my first "perfect" hollow vessel (according to me). Quite a gem, no?
Brandy snifters (5"x4") on display at the Brand Gallery and Library in Glendale, CA, March 3 - May 20, 2001: "The Birthday Party, an Installation" is a collaborative effort of over 60 top international wood artists who have created party favors, cake, place settings, food cake, candles and other surprises in wood. The installation is placed in a room setting with custom made handcrafted furniture. Special events include opening and closing parties, demonstrations of building chairs and making guitars, and a birthday party on Mr. Brand's birthday, May 12, which includes woodturning demonstrations. Call 818-548-2051
Click here to see shelves full of bowls, or scroll down to see close ups.
Above: two views of my first multi-axis vessel, and below, two views of my multi-axis vessel "bowl with 5 centers" in progress.
See the finished bowl!
A big piece of rotten oak, 32" dia.
A bigger piece of rotten oak, 44" dia.
A simple walnut bowl.6"x11"
Yet another walnut burl piece.
Elm burl Frankenstein hollow form. 10"x9"
Elm burl son of Frankenstein. 8"x11"
Elm burl...with no hole in the middle!
Another piece of rotten oak. 24" dia x 8" deep.
Another walnut burl piece.
A large vessel made from a walnut burl, with windows. 16"h x 15"dia
A natural edge carob bowl, with bisected twigs for mom.
A walnut vase with curly grain on one side and crotch grain on the other, for dad. 15"hx4.5d
A nice carob natural edge bowl.
A vase made of carob.
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