Gentle to the touch, exquisite to contemplate, tractable in creative hands, stronger by weight than iron, wood [is], as William Penn had said, ‘a substance with a soul.’…
One of the remarkable things about wood is its self-expression. Whether as the handle of a tool, as a dead stump, or alive in a forest where every branch is a record of the winds that blew, it is always telling something about itself. This is why man has an affinity with wood not only as a mere material, but also as a kindred spirit to live with and to know.
–Eric Sloane, A Reverence for Wood.
Welcome to the virtual home of my woodturning endeavors! I hope you’ll spend a little time here exploring the gallery rooms as I share with you the treasures I have found in wood.
“The brush just arrived … WOW, it is incredible! …[I] have bookmarked your website for future purchases.” –N. Lambert, NC
“Well the brush got here today. What a beauty!!!! …It’s a work of art. Feels fantastic in my hand. I can’t wait for my shave tomorrow.” –D. Greene, TX
“I just finished looking at your website and I must say you do very nice work! …I made sure to save your site to my favorites because I would like to buy some of your pieces in the future. I especially like your shaving brush, it is very classy, has great detail and it seems that it took you a long time to complete. It is nice to see that some people still take the time to make pieces of such high quality!” –D. Gosselin
“Everything arrived yesterday and it is truly more beautiful than the pics ever could show! Wow – I am stunned. I will enjoy these for a lifetime. Thank you again.” –R. Pelzek, OH
“I just wanted to let you know that the brush arrived today. It is a beautiful piece of work!” –L. Bachmair
“Your work is truly beautiful, I saw it this summer. I am glad I was able to track you down online!” –L. Church, Penticton, BC