Just got back from the Virginia Woodturning Symposium this afternoon. Had a great time, attended some worthwhile presentations, picked up a couple of new toys from the vendors and, most importantly, finally met some great folks I have been chatting with online for some time now. A great dinner and several great beers were consumed.
I completed my most recent piece just in time to display it (along with “#11”) in the symposium’s instant gallery. It was flattering to see my pieces displayed alongside the work of several remarkable wood artists.
At 19″, it is the largest bead inlay illusion piece I have done to date. The wood is cherry and the design is one of my own.