Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show
Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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.

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.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

Duncan Birch
Absolutely Nothing Materials: Pine ring mounted vertically. Inspiration: Made for “A Show About Nothing”.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

Earl Eidem
Oriental Square Box Materials: Figured Maple.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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.

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

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

Saskatchewan Woodworkers’ Guild’s 2014 Show

Rob Brown - [email protected]

Rob is a studio furniture maker and the editor at Canadian Woodworking & Home Improvement.

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