Past few weeks I’ve finally been able to make an autonomous work again. The commissions I was working were put to side and a few ones I already finished. So this will be the first time in approximately 1 and half year to make something for myself and play with some shapes en thoughts which I was carrying with me quite some time. There were some ideas and shapes that I want to try out in wood. Therefore, I first made a small model in clay where after I looked for a big piece of beech wood in my stock that fulfilled to the size and requirements.
It had to be beech, because in this kind of wood appears a sort of mold, we call “sleep”, which gives a very nice structure into the wood. Just like a pen drawing. This kind of mold appears also in other kinds of wood, such as Birch and Poplar, but