Index of Woodcrafts - Archive of Older Posts


  • Van Gogh Inspired Guitar Here is one that he did inspired by Van Gogh. He is a very fine artist as well March 8, 2010.
  • Guitar Body Front Here is a front shot of the same guitar Mar 8, 2010.
  • Chestnut Guitar Body A friend of mine made a guitar body from a piece of chestnut. This is his website: [link] Ed Nizalowski Newark Valley, NY Mar 8, 2010.
  • PIX OF 2 WALKING STICKS-BRIARS? Attached are photos of 2 different Canes from my collection. I Collect Walking Sticks as well as being a Master Wood Turner. I have worked with over 200+ kinds of domestic and exotic woods. While I am pretty good at recognizing most woods, trees kinda throw me a curve ball.... more   Feb 15, 2010.
  •  African Knobthorn  - Here are some more-Photos of my favorites-Like African Knobthorn. I get the stock from Zululand Game Reserve where the Elephants are fond of  knocking down trees and genrally up-rooting them.
  • Historic Barns The reference to barns definitely sparked my interest, but I thoroughly enjoy the varied postings that now appear on this listserv. I'm overwhelmed with email, but if I don't have time I just let it sit for a while. It's not as if anything is going to spoil. I pass on many of the posts to some of the science teachers in my school and I have a... more   Feb 10, 2010.
  • Round Barns A portion of the ENTS mission statement reads: "celebration of trees and forests of the eastern North America and around the world, through art, poetry, music, mythology, science, medicine, wood crafts.." One of the woodcrafts that strikes me as relevant is the construction of old barns. Member Jack Sobon is an architect and builder specializing in timber framed buildings. He has been researching the history of the craft and is author of three books on timber framing. [link] Another member Ed Nizolowski from Newark Valley, NY is chairman of the Herrick Barn preservation (dismantling and re-erection) project and has collected barn history for the past ten years. [link] [link]... more   Feb 9, 2010.
  • White pine is a great wood for building a timber frame Oct. 31, 2009
  • The Art of Larry Eifert Dec. 18, 2009
  • Unique Desk from 50,000 Year Old Kauri Wood June 2008
  • Tree Stump Carvings MS March 28, 2009
  • Tree Carvings NJ March 8, 2009
  • Tree Stump Carving, NJ April 18, 2009
  • Wood Sculpture Sept 2008
  • Wood in Musical Instruments (Dec 2005)