Flower

Compressed cherry, acrylic paints, 24K gold leaf (2010). Dimensions ca. 8” diameter x 6” deep. This was an experimental piece, made from three concentric parabolic forms which were wetted, distorted and pierced, then assembled together. A solid wood button was placed...

Perfume Bottle #2

Perfume Bottle #2  Pink Ivory wood with acrylic paint, (2015) 6” tall x 4.5” diameter This vessel, a commission, is the second of two perfume bottles which I have made. The first, Essence of Lace, was made for the invited AAW exhibition Beyond Containment, the...

Swan Song

Swan Song (2021), 6” x 6” x 5.75”, basswood, compressed cherry, Brazilian rosewood. Swan Song is about negative space. (See my article on negative space in the 2018 American Woodturner – link is on my Résumé page under Selected Publications). Negative space can...

Whimsy

1. Thirty-Six Bee Cup Cup is from an unknown (Madrone?) burl, 8″ diameter x 5″ tall. Bees turned from poplar dowel with ballhead pins for eyes, beading pins for legs, plastic file folder sheet for wings, and acrylic paints. Made in 2016. Auctioned at 30th...

Heart Forms

Out of Africa & True Love 3 (2006) African Blackwood & Pink Ivory wood 3″ dia x 3.5″ & 2.75″ x 3″  The first piece in the series was made in 2005. The form is feminine, warm in colour and heart-shaped, so it was named True...

Bowls

Bigleaf Maple Salad Bowl 11.5” dia x 5.25” (2003) I have made many bowls, some decorative and some functional (for salad). Here are a few: White Ash Crotch Salad Bowl (functional) 19.5” x 4.5” (2003) Spalted Maple Bowl (decorative) 18” x 8” (2014) Black Walnut Bowl...