Category Archives: Wood

Kirsty Elson’s Design

Kirsty Elson’s Design

Kirsty Elson studied illustration, specialising in printmaking, at Cambridge School of Art, and her work is deeply inspired by the county of Cornwall.
After moving back to the South West, and becoming mum to two boys, Kirsty couldn’t restrain her creativity any longer and she began making cards from local driftwood.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 300,000 visitors, including 40,000 learning visits each year.

Fruit-shaped Wooden Tea Caddy

Fruit-shaped Wooden Tea Caddy

Tea caddies comprise the largest and most complete group within the Sallea collection of boxes. When tea was first used in England, it was taken only in small quantities for medicinal purposes. Yet this single imported commodity was destined to inspire almost two centuries of social ritual and decorative arts.

Wooden Toys for Everyone

Wooden Toys for Everyone

FINKBEINER FEINES KUNSTHANDWERK, founded in 1995, is located in Freudenstadt, a small town in the Black Forest. This region is well-known for its scenic beauty, its recreational value and its handicraft tradition of which the famous cuckoo clock is probably the most prominent example.

The Art of Making Wooden Bowls

The Art of Making Wooden Bowls

Wood vases for silk or dried flowers, wood vases with water tubes for fresh flowers or purly decorative wood vases to add interest to any home decor. And decorative handmade wooden bowls for a variety of purposes.

By combining different types of wood, you can acheive natural color contrast and beautiful, unusual patterns. The standard types of wood include Oak, Walnut, Maple, Hickory, Ash & Cherry. Each has its unique color characteristics. Very precise cutting & gluing is required to acheive the desired effect.