There are several different types of Artwork being sold
& shown here. We will provide examples and explanations of these various
pieces so that as you look though the web site at the available Artwork you
will know what it is and what it took to make it into the beautiful finished
Art we are offering for sale. When they are sold I remove them from the for sale
section of the website.
Natural Edge- These pieces are cut from a single block of
wood. The natural bark edge is left intact usually on the top edge of the
finished piece. The bark edge gives the final product an attractive natural and
Segmented- These are pieces that have been glued together,
one on top of the other to build up a piece of wood that will form a rough
shape. The rough shape is then placed on the wood lathe and final turned into
the finished piece of Artwork.
Open Segmented Pieces- These pieces have various shapes and
patterns but in each case the finished product looks like it has had many
square or rectangular holes cut into it. The open segmented artwork is made up
from two or more types of wood that have been glued together in a rough pattern
and then turned on the lathe to finish the piece.
Traditional Turnings- These pieces are made from a single
block of wood and are cut to showcase the best possible view of the grain and
color of the native wood. They are shaped based on the rough log shape and are
made into vases, plates, bowls and other objects.
Functional Turnings- These are things that will be used such
as Salad Bowls, Fruit Bowls, Nut Dishes, Cheese platters and any other type of
piece that will be used to hold food. These items will have an Oil finish that
is completely food safe.