Spoon Root

Pear and osage.  Pot and spoon.  Turn and carve.  Root and hold.  Turn to bread.

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carven pear wood spoon

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roots grab earth

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grow tall

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charred a little for contrast

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carved with prairie dwellers

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wheat and bluestem on an osage vessel

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also burned a little prairie fire

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with the remnants of earlier dwellers

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light as a feather

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another pear wood spoon

         

Turnings in Walnut, Cypress, and Crabapple

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little cypress vessel

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little cypress vessel

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little cypress vessel

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walnut bowl with foot

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walnut bowl rim detail

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noyer bol à pied

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crabapple vessel

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crabapple vessel

These are all available over at Baumwerk.

Sangreal

From the Song of the Ancient, here is a small turned and carved vessel in black walnut and osage orange. The idea isn’t fully formed or unified, but it is advancing. As the yellow osage wood ages it will turn a deep red-orange, nearly as dark as the walnut.
Sangreal Vessel 1A

Sangreal Vessel 1F

Sangreal Vessel 1C

Sangreal Vessel 1D

Sangreal Vessel 1G

Sangreal Vessel 1E

Sangreal Vessel 1B