September 2009 Show & Tell Pictures

Mark Ayers


Mark did this Veneer Rose at the Paul Schürch class. It is made from Walnut and Birdseye Maple and finished in shellac.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Dave Blackburn


Dragonflies for Michelle jewelry box. Made from Mahogany, Wenge, Spalted Sycamore, Yellow Heart, Mahonia, Curly Maple, Quilted Maple, Walnut, Paua Shell, Black Pearl and Ipe. The finish is Lacquer. Note that the drawers, without handles, are opened by push buttons inside the lid.

Desktop Oval(ish) Box made from Ipe, Cherry, Rosewood, Coralwood, and fish fossel. The finish is also lacquer.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Stephen Case-Pall


These Tea Trays are made from Spalted Maple and tediously finished in Shellac, 8 coats of Polyurethane and lots of sanding and polishing.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Dan Gallo


Bent Wood Clock, well, not actually bent, it was cut this way with a scroll saw. It is made from Mahogany and finished with boiled linseed oil and Deft spray lacquer.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Bill Gourlay


The Tides Bandsaw box #15 made with Purpleheart and Lemonwood drawer pulls. Deign by Lois Keener Ventura. Approximate size is 5 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 10". The finish is Forby's Tung Oil Finish and Minwax Finishing Wax.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Tatooed Polar Bear Power carved from a Birch log it is approximately 6"x6"x9 1/2". It has a heart shaped knot (tatoo) on the left rump, which is, unfortunately, not visible in the picture. The finish is Minwax Finishing Wax.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Arlen Handberg


Sunset Scene Arlen made this placque at the Paul Schürch Marquetry class from Walnut, Birds Eye Maple, and Coco Bolo.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Felix Masci


Mallet Felix turned this tool from Walnut and Alder and finished it in Polyurethane.
Goblet is made from a piece of split, scrap, Walnut. It is finished with spray epoxy.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Bob Pollard


1847 Walker Colt Replica was a black powder hand gun. It was made from Beech, Ash, and Walnut. The finish and trim is black ebony, walnut, and polyurethane.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.

Gene West


Butterfly Toy A Monarch Butterfly mounted on a dowel make from various wood types. The finish is acrylic. The wings do flutter when activated.

Piano Player Toy Gene made this one from plywood and finished it in water based acrylics. The crank moves the arms and plays a music box inside.
9/4/2009 Click on image to see closeup.