Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

Community - Saskatchewan: Since 1978, the Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild has organized an annual show to bring its members’ work to the public. A wide array of wooden objects were on display this past June. Here’s a sample of what the group created this year.

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Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show



Photos by Trent Watts
 
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Duncan Birch – Absolutely Nothing
Materials: Pine ring mounted vertically.
Inspiration: Made for “A Show About Nothing”.

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Cal Isaacson – Green Man
Materials: Basswood.
Inspiration: Inspired by an article on Norwich Cathedral’s Green Man carved in stone by John Watlington and Brice the Dutchman in 1415.

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Mel Genge – Piquant Indigo
Materials: Figured West Coast Maple, dye, wipe-on poly.

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Kevin Brehon – Calling Occupants
Materials: Birch finished with Danish oil, wax and acrylic paint.

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Joe Janzen – Saddle Seat Bar Stool
Materials: Maple and walnut with oil-based Varathane finish.

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Bob Gander – Diamond-back Rattlesnake
Materials: Diamond willow with light wash of acrylic paint and oil.

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Earl Eidem – Oriental Square Box
Materials: Figured Maple.

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Leo Fritz – Fresh Fruit Platter
Materials: West Coast Big Leaf Maple with inlay made from bloodwood.

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Ron Davidson – Nuthatch
Materials: Australian Red Cedar, Satin Lacquer.

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Steve Boechler – Touching Down
Materials: Basswood (body and base), acrylic rod (horn), acrylic paint, granite inlay in base.
Inspiration: Inspired by the desire to capture beauty and grace in movement. This piece is 4' high.

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Kevin Brehon – That Moment
Materials: Apple wood, Springs, Finished with mineral oil and wax.
Inspiration: I wanted to capture the moment when the bowl came apart on the lathe. The springs were used to give it a dynamic feel.

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Trent Watts – Just An Udder Bowl Series
Materials: Manitoba maple, turned, carved, acrylic paint.
Inspiration: Working with dairy cattle, as a veterinarian, for many years.

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Earl Eidem – Pepper Mill
Materials: Black Palm, CA glue, buffing finish.

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Cal Isaacson – Juvenile Porcupine
Materials: Porcupine carved from butternut, mounted on a Caragana branch.

Watch the slide video of this show to see lots more! View the Video

RELATED ARTICLES: S.A.W.S. Exhibition
RELATED SLIDESHOWS: Camosun College Fine Furniture Exhibit
MORE INFO: saskwoodguild.ca
 

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