March 2004 Meeting Pictures

Chuck Diedrich


Chuck Diedrich carved this Fireplace insert from hard maple and Kingwood. The technique used to color most of the image is burning!
3/4/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

Dan Gallo

Dan Gallo created this Intarsia Shop Clock. The saw blade is maple; the hammer is pine and padauk; the chisel is walnut and cherry; the hand saw is mahogany, cherry and desert eucalyptus; the backer board is baltic birch and the finish is Watco Danish Oil and Deft Satin Spray Lacquer.
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3/5/2004

Bill Gourlay

Kleenex Box
Kleenex Box Cover with walnut-veneered sides and solid walnut carving of Easter Island statue. Trim is commercially-available inlay strip. Finished with Special Walnut Stain and high gloss Varathane. 3/4/2004 Click on image to see closeup.

Morning Glories
Morning Glories Bill's first carving project. Morning Glories and Leaves carved from Tupelo, mounted on driftwood and painted in natural colors with acrylics. Base is solid walnut with Special Walnut Stain and high gloss Varathane.
3/4/2004 Click on image for closeup.

Jordan Greer

Jordon Greer makde this Galileo thermometer stand from scrap maple and oak. It is finished with tongue oil and Simonize wax. The orignal was not protected enough from tipping over during display and so Jordan made this to help keep it in one piece!
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3/5/2004

Gene Kocis

Kocis Cabinet
The solid wood cabinet is fabricated from European beech, sanded to 600 to 800 and finished with clear Watco. The handle is a reproduction Macintosh art deco piece.
3/3/2004 Click on image for closeup.

Gene West

Toy master Gene West saw a carved piano player and thought he could do something with that idea... here it is! This set of carved fingers is activated by a crank with cams on it. The fingers are poplar and the base soft maple. It is finished in polyurethane.
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3/5/2004