Posts with tag: "Wood"

 

 

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP
01/08/2016
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

JANUARY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | CHUCK WALDROUP  Wow- what a December! I couldn't quite fit AOTM in my schedule, but I'm back full force for the new year. January goes to Chuck Waldroup of High Point, NC. Chuck submitted his work through GreenHill's online submission process and I knew immediately that he'd be a great fit in The Shop. I chose Chuck because he makes quality work and has a great eye for character- all of his pieces are beautifully unique. As you read below, you'll learn that woodworking takes a mountain of patience and a truckload of follow through (excuse the pun). Woodworking is a lifestyle and it's intriguing to learn what all goes into it.  Where did ...

Thomas Haapapuro's Wooden Bowls - a step-by-step process
03/17/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

Thomas Haapapuro is an artist in the InFocus Gallery at Greenhill.  To view his work and to learn more about him CLICK HERE.  The below post was based on Thomas Haapapuro's website.  All images ©Thomas Haapapuro. STEP 1 | HARVESTING THE TREESThe process starts when Thomas Haapapuro receives a call or message that a tree is available.  He goes to the site to cut the tree into manageable pieces, load it on the truck, and take it back to the studio. All of the bowls Thomas Haapapuro makes and sell come from trees which have fallen or are about to be removed due to disease or development. He explains, “we save these trees, and give them an opportunity to ...