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Carved Wood Spoons

Wood spoons carved as Christmas gifts

Six of my carved wooden spoons are now in new homes. A friend made a special order for Christmas gifts. This order of gift spoons was a lot of fun to create and shows a range of wood and spoon styles. The lilac spoon (second from right) was from a tree in Ontario, Canada. The […]

Gene Webb and Judy Robinson

Carving lesson with Gene Webb

My first carving lesson happened in an unexpected way. I was in Townsend, Tennessee, doing some hiking in the Smokies and had breakfast in one of the local restaurants. The server and I got into a discussion about pyrography. I had just started wood burning on my flutes, and the server told me that she […]

Pyrography Magazine

Pyrography Magazine features my Night Song Flute

Pyrography Magazine included one of my Night Song Flutes in the Gallery section of the latest edition. How exciting to have my work featured in a magazine that I have so enjoyed reading. The Gallery Editor for the magazine contacted me several months ago to say the magazine wanted to include my flute pyrography work […]

Mary Colter inspires my wearable wood art

Working on my latest wood pendants and brooches, I found myself inspired by the art and architecture of Mary Colter. I’ve come to admire and appreciate Mary Colter’s work from my visits to the Grand Canyon. She listened to the Native American culture with her eyes and then used that inspiration in her work – […]

Gifts and holiday spirit at Winter Gift Fair, Dec. 14

Join me tomorrow — Sunday, Dec. 14 — for Blue Oven Kitchen’s Winter Gift Fair. The event is at the Vine, 627 Main Street, in Gainesville, from 2 to 6 p.m. I’ll be one of the 30 vendors and will have gift items for your holiday shopping or for a special gift for you. To […]

Glam Craft Festival offers holiday shopping fun

The Glam Craft Festival will be brightening the holiday season on Sunday, Dec. 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the historic Mustang Hangar near the Gainesville Airport. I’m one of more than 60 artists and crafters who will have their work for sale. If you’re in the Gainesville area, I hope you’ll attend […]

wood on display at AAW

Finding Wood for Musical Instruments (& more)

“Where do you get your wood?” That’s a question that I’m often asked, as someone examines a flute I’ve made or emails about a kantele on my blog. The answer is – almost everywhere. A regular source of wood is a combination of stores that sell wood, like Woodcraft or Home Depot. The long planks […]