Bob Pollard


Bob made this Passive Speaker, sound box, for his iPhone. It is made from many hardwoods including Cocobolo, Ebony, Curly Koa.
7/9/2017 Click on image to see closeup.


Carvings for the Silent Auction
8/12/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Push toy for the Silent Auction
8/12/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


This is an Acoustic Speaker for an iPhone. It had lots of woods and it is finished in Acrylic.

This is a Bank made from an old Post Office box and Coco-Bolo, Marblewood, Flame box elder, and Hacberry. It is finished in Acrylic
4/8/2016 Click on image to see closeup.


Peace Pipe made from Oak, Antler, and Leather. The finish is Polyurethane.
7/11/2014 Click on image to see closeup.



8/7/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


This Conch Shell is carved from Alder and then painted.
6/7/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


A Fly Tying Station made from Oak, Walnut and Box Elder. The finish is poly. The picture is the prototype.
6/7/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Submarine is for the challenge. The woods are Walnut, Olive, and Canary. The finish is poly.

Three more Ties made from Spalted woods.
3/8/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob made these ties from Wenge, Canary, Olive, Maple, Ash, Walnut, and Bloodwood. The finish is polyurethane.
2/8/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Puzzle made from Canary Wood, plywood, and Olive. The finish is poly. Pieces in one way fill the area. In another way, there is a square in the middle.
1/11/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


Walking Stick carved from Manzanita.
1/11/2013 Click on image to see closeup.


While Bob Pollard could not attend, nevertheless, he made this cutting board for the Challenge.
7/6/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


The Wolf Scene made from Monkey Back Eucalyptus, Walnut and Canary Wood.
5/4/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob Pollard brought his Gatling Gun in, having promised to complete it and cranked away at the audience with it.
4/7/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Two Dumbledore Elder Wands (or Wand of Destiny) from the Harry Potter story. One is made from Canary Wood and the other from Lacewood. The finish is polyurethane. Too bad they do not work.

This Cutting Board was made from Maple, Lacewood, Wenge, Purple Heart, and Padauk.

2/3/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


For the challenge, Bob made this Pen/Pencil/Card Holder. It is made of Monkey Back, Eucalyptus, Canary, and Walnut. The finish is Polyurethane.
1/6/2012 Click on image to see closeup.


Bison Skull on Stand art piece. It is made from Olive and Manzanita and finished in Polyurethane. It is inlaid with the 'End of the Trail' Indian scene.

Hawk in a Tree: the Hawk is carved from Olive, The tree is Manzanita, and the base is Olive. The green algae is all natural.
Diving Hawk art piece is made from Manzanita and Olive. The finish is gloss polyurethane. Note the rat as the lunch target of the hawk.

Dachshund is a commissioned piece from the street fair. The wood is Ash and the finish, poly.
11/4/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Barnyard Scene made from Hickory, Walnut, Oak, Wenge, and Manzanita. It has no finish.
7/9/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob carved this Penasaurus pen holder from Walnut and Olive. The finish is Polyurethane. The kids love it.
5/6/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob made this working Catapult model from Mahogany, and it has no finish.
4/8/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


This Treasure Chest is made from Walnut, Beach and Curly Maple and is finished in poly. Apologies from the photographer on this one.
3/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Marble Climber toy is a kinetic machine using a crank and cams. It is made from Mahogany, Curly Maple, Buckeye Maple, Olive, Walnut and Oak and is finished in poly.
3/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


A Fish Mobile constructed after Bob bought some wooden fish at a garage sale; but he made his own underwater creatures for the mobile.
2/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Brain of Frankenstein Pencil Holder made from Mansanita Root and finished in Polyurethane.
2/5/2011 Click on image to see closeup.


Toy Thompson Machine Gun made from Beach Wood. The finish is Walnut and paint.
11/6/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob's Log Cabin Bird House was made for a client who wanted a special bird house. The house is made from scratch and then he added the out house and porch. The wood is Beach, Walnut, Olive, Hickory and Manzanita. The finish is marine spar varnish.
7/2/2010 Click on image to see closeup.



4/15/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


Rose is Bob's first rose. The base is Walnut, the stem and feet are Olive and the Rose/Leaves are Mansanita. It has four coats of clear lacquer.
2/5/2010 Click on image to see closeup.


Two Shelf Mice

Humming Bird

Owl

Humming Bird

Mouse on Log

Notes: The carvings are made from Olive, Manzanita, and Walnut. The finish is Watco Danish Oil or clear varnish.
1/7/2010 Click on image to see closeup.



12/3/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob carved these two Bison Skulls from Walnut and finished them with Polyurethane (on one) and Watco Danish Oil (on the other).
11/6/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


This shows a Rubber Band Gun made from Beach and finished with Ebony stain and Walnut stain and Mahogany stain. The final coat is polyurethane. Also shown is a blank gun before final finishing.
11/6/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


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.


Bob made this Colt Revolver Replica from Walnut and Birch. The finish is Ebony, Walnut stain, and polyurethane.
7/3/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Knife and Scabbard The scabbard is carved from Santos Mahogany. The finish is oil. The knife is a 'found' knife given to him by a friend and then restored.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob made this computer desk. It is 6' x 2' x 3'. The material is Beach. The finish is Ebony with black additive. The leg panels are hinged and two sections are attached with table clamps form disassembly and transportation.
6/5/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob built this Curtis P-40 Tomahawk from Red Oak and Pine dowel and a Beechwood base. The finish is linseed oil. The base is finished in light Oak stain. This is a model of the plane flown in China before WWI by the Flying Tigers.
5/8/2009 Click on image to see closeup.


This Finger Puppet Holder/Night Light has a Red Oak base. The fingers include White Oak, Simbian Mahogany, Phillipieu Mahogany, Manzaneta, Alder, Camphor, Walnut, Cherry, and Maple. The finish is clear coat.
9/8/2006 Click on image to see closeup.


Bob made this Miniature Marshmallow Long Rifle from Red Oak, Brass, and PVC. It is actually a blow gun. The finish is Mahogany Rub and it really shoots!
7/7/2006 Click on image to see closeup.