“JACK’S STORY” BY ISAIAH ELDRIDGE

Wood Turning – Jack’s Story from Isaiah Eldridge on Vimeo. Isaiah Eldridge, a local film-maker and journalist, spent some time with me last week as I we both plied our trades.

Geometry of the Wounded Savior

This grisaille (grayscale underpainting) of the interaction of Thomas and Jesus and the gathered disciples and their community, has been slowly developing over the past three years, the drawing took about two years before that.  I feel like the end of this particular phase is finally in sight on the distant horizon.  I look forward to seeing the structure fully unfold and ultimately to…

The Champion Table

After about five months the Champion Table is finished and in its new home outside of Chicago.  The woods in this table are Kansas Black Walnut and White Oak (the base uses oak from Kansas, the top uses oak of lesser known origin, beyond my friend, the lumber man), the top features also a small amount of Ebony and sulfur.  The design is original, and evolved throughout…

Champion Table Build, Part 4: Base & Arc

That’s it for this round- next week there will be lots of sanding, also carving and inlay work as the table finally starts to become unified. Thank you to everyone for following along, and for your encouraging comments.