Here you can find pieces I’ve done with text. That could mean script, symbols, kanji, calligraphy, lettering, signs, logos, and other inanimate objects. Some overlap may occur with other galleries, depending on the mix of subjects.
2019, 409 pieces. Blue Pine, Black Limba, Blue Mahoe, Purpleheart, Camatillo, Maple, Beech, Birch, Aspen, Spalted Maple, Cherry, Yellowheart, Osage Orangewood, Ash,Grey Box Burl, Pernumbuco, Cypress,Bloodwood, Bocote, Wenge, Ebony
2018 ~5″. Gift piece for Cosplay Deviants of their logo. Maple, purpleheart, ebony, macacauba. Have fun at GenCon 2018 !
2018. Live edge red Afzelia Burl and Buckeye Burl, with turquoise inlaid between. Compass on the left yellowheart, orangewood, and purnumbuco with a maple ring. Custom playing mat for a card game.
Friend In The Dark 2018. Birch, Beech, Zebra, Walnut, Padauk, Bloodwood, Red Zebra, Yellowheart, Canary, Aspen, Maple, Ipe, Chechen, Chakta Viga, Eucalyptus, Lacewood, Cedar, Wenge, etc. Done for a collaboration between Northern Plains Dance, and the Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative. Text reads “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – by Hellen Keller.
2017 Laughing Sun Logo, gift for 5th anniversary. Aspen, Wenge, Yellowheart, Redheart, Osage Orange.
Tap handle awards for the Sundance Beer Fest 2017. Combination intarsia and pyrography. Spanish cedar base with birch, maple, aspen, yellowheart, and blue pine.
Woods used are too many to list right now, but include olivewood, burls, ebony, kingwood & camatillo, pink ivory – all kinds of happy woods that I’ve squirreled away.
Wayfinder. 2016. 10″ x 2.75″ Maple, Walnut, and Cherry.
Sunflower Studio. 2012. 91 pieces, 6″ x 19″ Blue Pine, Purpleheart, Cypress, Yellowheart, Canarywood, Orangewood, Chakta Viga, Chechen, Bloodwood, Bubinga, Leopardwood, Jatoba, Kingwood, Cedar, Merbau, Redheart, Mahogany, Padouk, Tulipwood, Oak, Shedua, Birch, Mayan Walnut, Beech, Cocobolo, Cherry, and Amboyna.
Om Mani Padme Hum. 2014. 10 3/4″ x 4 3/8″ Blue Pine, Ebony, Tulipwood, Cedar, Lyptus.
Custom Award, 2017. 9.5″x4.75″ Yellowheart, Blue Pine, Black Limba, Aspen, Bloodwood, Cocobolo, etc.
2018. Turning voids and knots into spots of brilliant color. Cedar, bubinga, olivewood, tulipwood, acacia, rosewood, and mango, with natural turquoise inlay.
Tracks (cat, elk, theropod, bison). 2016. 3″ diameter. Merbau, Oak (reclaimed from the Heritage Center mezzanine, during expansion).
Crux Terminatus 2016 8×8″ 100+ pieces Aspen, Black Limba, Spalted Maple, Canary, Orangewood, Cocobolo, Goncalo Alves, Wenge, Blue Pine, Teak, Chakta Viga, etc.
Compass Rose. 2012. Ebony and Maple.