SCULPTURES-THINGS MIXED WITH RESINS, NO WOOD

 

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Bessemer

iRON OXIDE, LIMESTONE, ANTHRACITE COAL, STEEL TONGS, SLATE, RESIN

THIS SCULPTURE WAS JURIED INTO THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF WOODTURNERS "MERGING" EXHIBIT, A NATIONAL EXHIBIT SHOWN IN PITTSBURGH AND ST PAUL.  THE IRON, LIMESTONE, COAL LAYERS ARE ACTUAL, THE MATERIALS OF STEEL.  bESSEMER IS THE FURNACE.

15 " H 10 " W 9 " D

$550  (includes shipping)


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Translucent Bowl

Green bamboo Rice, coffee grounds, yellow corn meal, resin

resin infused with organic media were layered in a mold over 6 days (see layer lines).  the rough form was then shaped and smoothed on a lathe

purchased by dutch biophyicist


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Translucent Vase

Green bamboo rice, brass filings, buckwheat, coffee grounds, blue corn meal, resin

a small cylinder was built up in a mold over several days. some of the upper layers were tilted during poring.  it is believed the brass filings reacted with the resin to give the green color.  the vase was shaped on a lathe.

purchased by collector in washington dc


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Molcajete condos Chiles

BLACK CHINESE FORBIDDED RICE, WHITE JAPANESE SUSHI RICE, SUSHI RICE DYED RED, SUSHI RICE DYED WITH CHLOROPHYLL, RESIN

MEXICANS GRIND PEPPERS IN THIS MORTAR AND PESTLE.  WITH BLACK AND WHITE RICE, THIS GRINDER LOOKS LIKE IT WAS FORMED FROM GRANITE.

3.5 " H 8 " DIA

$225 (includes shipping) 


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Obsidian Bowl

THIS BOWL IS COMPOSED OF OBSIDIAN GLASS, A VOLCANIC REMNANT, PLUS RED PASTEL CHALK, AND YELLOW CORN MEAL, BONDED WITH RESIN.  THE BASE IS A WOOD SCRAP CARVED WITH CIRCLES REPRESENTING PETROGLYPHS.  THE BOWL WAS TURNED ON THE LATHE, USING A DIAMOND EDGED DISK BECAUSE THE GLASS WAS TOO HARD FOR MY STANDARD TOOLS.

3 " H 9 " W 3 " D

$110  (includes shipping)


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Fossils Etc. Sculpture

SHREDDED MONEY, COFFEE, DIATOMACEOUS EARTH, CRINOID FOSSILS, ETC.

THIS IS A POTPOURRI OF MEDIA.  YES, THAT IS REALLY SHREDDED MONEY FROM THE US TREASURY.  THE FOSSILS ARE FROM THE LAKE MICHIGAN BEACH.  THEY HAD TO SHAPED WITH A DIAMOND EDGED DISK BECAUSE NORMAL LATHE TOOLS WON'T CUT ROCK.

4 " H 3 " DIA

$119 (includes shipping) 


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Stone Stack Sculpture

STONES FROM LAKE MICHIGAN BEACH, COFFEE, YELLOW AND BLUE CORN MEAL, RESIN

tHIS ABSTRACT SCULPTURE IS ASSEMBLED FROM NATURE'S STONES AND REAL FOOD TO GIVE COLOR AND TEXTURE.

6 " H 3 " DIA

$110 (includes shipping)


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Red & White Vase

ZINC OXIDE, RED MEK, RESIN

THIS SCULPTURE WAS CREATED BY FIRST INTRODUCING RED MEK MIXED WITH RESIN INTO A CYLINDER, MOUNTING IT ON THE LATHE, AND SPINNING IT OVER NIGHT.  THEN ZINC OXIDE AND CHUNKS OF STYROFOAM WERE INTRODUCED INTO THE CYLINDER AND SPUN OVERNIGHT.  THE STYROFORM WAS THEN DISSOLVED.  WHEN CURED IT WAS TURNED ON THE LATHE.

3.5 " H 3 " DIA

$110  (includes shipping)


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Red & Gold Vase

GREEN BAMBOO RICE, RED MEK, RESIN, GOLD ACRYLIC

THIS SCULPTURE WAS CREATED BY FIRST INTRODUCING RED MEK MIXED WITH RESIN INTO A CYLINDER, INTRODUCING STYROFOAM CHUNKS, AND SPINNING IT OVERNIGHT.  THEN GREEN BAMBOO RICE WAS MIXED WITH RESIN AND INTRODUCED INTO THE CYLINDER,  IT WAS MOUNTED ON THE LATHE, AND SPUN OVERNIGHT.  WHEN CURED, THE STYROFOAM WAS DISSOLVED AND THE FORM TURNED ON A LATHE.  FINALLY, THE DEPRESSIONS WERE PAINTED GOLD.

3.5 " H 3 " DIA

$110  (includes shipping)


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Multi-Media Sculpture

LAPIS LAZULI STONE, MALACHITE STONE, COFFEE, ETC.

tHIS SCULPTURE IS A COLORFUL CONGREGATION OF MANY MEDIA

3.5 " H 3 " DIA

$125  (includes shipping)


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Mostly Paper Bowl

HOME-MADE PAPER, COFFEE, MALACHITE STONE, RESIN

THIS BOWL DEVELOPED FROM AN ATTEMPT TO USE PAPER AS A MEDIUM, WITH RESIN AS A BINDER, IT WORKED JUST FINE.

2 " H 3 " DIA

$95  (includes shipping)


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Yellow, Yellow, Yellow Bowl

YELLOW CORN MEAL, RESIN

THIS BOWL WAS CREATED BY POURING THIN LAYERS OF YELLOW CORN MEAL MIXED WITH RESIN OVER MANY DAYS.

2 " H 3 " DIA

$95 (includes shipping)


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Organic Vase

BLUE AND YELLOW CORN MEAL, RESIN

THIS VASE IS WATERPROOF AND COULD BE USED TO HOLD FLOWERS.

5.5 " H 3.5 " DI

$115  (includes shipping


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Bottle

BLUE CORN MEAL, DIATOMACEOUS EARTH, MESQUITE WOOD, RESIN

DIATOMACEOUS EARTH IS COMPOSED OF TINY SEA SHELLS.  THIS SCULPTURE HAD TO BE CREATED VERY SLOWLY SO THAT THE RESIN LAYERS DID NOT OVERHEAT AND BOIL.  EACH LAYER TOOK A DAY TO POUR AND CURE.

9 " H 3.5 " DIA

$125 (includes shipping) 


Multi-Media Vase

Coffee, copper dust, Green Bamboo Rice, resin

6" H x 4" W

$115 (shipping included)

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Asymmetric Sculpture

Oregon beach sand, copper dust, coffee, resin

4" H x 3" diameter

$115 (shipping included)

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