One man’s trash another man’s treasure.

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Earlier this year I visited a local wood dump were unwanted trees, brush and wood are turned into mulch or compost.  I thought that I’d poke around and see if I could find anything usable for turning.  Most… Read More

Final Week for Kickstarter Funding

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It’s the last week for fundraising on my Kickstarter project.  Once again I’d like to thank everyone who has backed this project.  I’m very close to reaching my first stretch goal and I’d love to hit it. http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1036448266/hand-crafted-wood-turnings-an-exploration-of-class/posts/572558… Read More

New Kickstarter Project Launched

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I launched a new project on Kickstarter.   It has been very successful so far and the project has reached 69% of it’s funding goal in less than 24 hours. I want to thank all the backers for their… Read More

Two more for the show on July 13th

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Two more pieces that I just finished for the show in Central City on July 13th.  The show runs from noon until about 7pm.  I’ll be in front of Harley Hippie’s on Main St.

Roman, Saxon and Asian Inspiration

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  This vessel is inspired by pottery found in an old Roman signal station near Scarborough Castle.  It is made from American Beech and flamed to give it a rich color and aged look.     This vessel… Read More

New Maple Tea Bowl and something blue

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Two of my latest works.  The Maple tea bowl is inspired by Japanese pottery and features a gold lining.  The blue pot draws on influences from many cultures and times.

Two New Maple Pots

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I just completed two new pieces that continue to explore the classic pottery forms.  The beautiful thing about using wood for these decorative pieces is the unique patterns of grain each piece has.  You could make ten pieces… Read More

Making “Black on Black” wood pots video

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A short video showing how I made this “Black on Black” wood pot.

“Black on Black” Wood Pots

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I started a new series of wood pots that I’m calling “Black on Black”.  The series is inspired by the work of Maria Martinez the famous San Ildefonso potter.