This bowl is made from two pieces of sapele separated by two rows of maple pieces. It measures 9 1/8" x 2 3/8".

A large bowl of spalted bigleaf maple. It was turned slightly off-center to preserve an interesting gap on one edge, caused by a fragment of bark. It measures 9 1/4" x 2 3/4".

A large bowl of spalted maple. The spalted lines are reminiscent of an old-time map. It measures 9 1/2" x 4".

Large bubinga blanks are hard to find, so this bowl is made from two pieces of bubinga lumber, with two rows of open-spaced ebony between them. 9" x 2".

This is a deep bowl of spalted cottonwood burl. It measures 8 1/4" x 3 1/4".

A whimsical bowl of padauk. It was turned off-center on the lathe to produce the depression, then centered for the overall shape. Band saw and knife cuts completed the piece. 5 1/2" x 3".

This vessel was turned from a single piece of walnut, cut in two, and re-assembled with an intervening open-segment ring of maple. It is 5 1/2" by 2 3/4".

This Zen garden is made from birdseye maple, with feet of padauk. It includes sand, stones, "log", and rake.

This solid segmented bowl is made of bloodwood with maple veneer separating the segments. It measures 9 1/2" x 3".

A spherical, segmented vessel of sapele and maple. It measures 7" in diameter by 7 1/4" high.

A small open-segment bowl of padauk and maple. Each row consists of 24 individually-glued pieces. It measures 7 1/4" in diameter by 2 5/8" high.

This trumpet-shaped vase was made from a maple burl cap, heavily spalted and covered with bark. It measures 5 1/2" in diameter by 5 1/4" high.

A small, deep bowl of claro walnut. It is heavily spalted and has several voids, some extending through the sides. It measures 7" x 3 5/8".

A small, deep bowl of myrtle, with amazing patterns in the grain. It is 7 3/4" x 3 3/4".

This is a small jewelry box of purpleheart, with a piece of jasper framed in the lid. 7 1/4" x 6 5/8" x 3".

This deep bowl was made off walnut. The circumference of the bowl has been scalloped. 5 1/2" x 3 1/4".

A small bowl of spalted box elder. 7 1/4" x 1 5/8".

This wide, shallow bowl is of mesquite. Crushed turquoise fills small cracks and voids. 9 1/2" x 2".

A bowl of walnut, 8 3/4" x 2 1/2". There is an area of lighter-colored sapwood on one side.

This bowl is of spalted sugar maple. 8 1/2" x 1 1/2".

A shallow bowl of quilted maple with a small bark area on the rim. It is 9" x 2".

A small mesquite bowl with some very interesting, twisted grain. 7" x 1 3/4".

A large bowl of heavily quilted maple. It measures 9 1/2" x 3".

This is a small box with a lift-off lid. The body and medallion are mesquite, with a frame of ebony around the medallion. Crushed turquoise fills two small cracks. It measures 7" x 5" x 2 1/2".

This is a small (3 3/4" x 2 1/2") ring box. The body is ebony and the foot and the cover are mesquite.

A small box of mesquite with a piece of Stone Canyon jasper framed in the lid. 7 1/2" x 6 5/8" x 3 1/8".

A small jewelry box of mesquite. The lid features a cocobolo frame around a mesquite medallion. Crushed turquoise fills several voids and cracks. 6 1/2" x 4" x 1 3/4".

A small bowl of mesquite with a groove, filled with crushed turquoise, around the rim. It is 5 3/8" x 1 7/8".

This spectacular bowl is made from an ambrosia maple burl cap, heavily spalted and covered with bark. It is about 9" x 3 1/2".

A shallow bowl of bubinga, with a groove filled with crushed black tourmaline. 9 1/4" x 1 3/4".

Mesquite, being a desert wood, usually has surprises, such as voids, knots, or unusual grain. This 9 1/2" x 1 3/4" bowl has all three.

An interesting box of mesquite, with a sliding lid. Several voids were filled, some with black epoxy, some with crushed turquoise. 8" x 3 1/4" x 2 1/2".

This box was made from a single piece of birdseye maple. It measures 9 1/4" x 2 1/2" x 2".

An interesting, round ring box. The body is mesquite, with a lid and knob of ebony. The top of the knob is filled with crushed turquoise. 4 1/2" x 2 3/8".

A small, but spectacular, bowl of spalted maple with many voids. 6 1/2" x 3 1/4".

This bowl of mesquite had a large void in the bottom, which was filled with crushed turquoise. 8" x 2".

This segmented vase is made of sapele and maple. The rim and foot are solid wood. The remainder comsists of 8 rings, each containing 16 pieces of wood. It is 7 1/2" tall by 7" diameter.

This small (6" by 2") bowl is made from two pieces of 3/4" cocobolo with an intervening open-segment row of maple and cocobolo.

The body of this piece is figured walnut, dovetailed at the corners. The lid is carved from a single piece of 2-inch-thick maple, featuring a discolored, decayed corner.

A small jewelry box made from mesquite, with a framed piece of jasper in the lid.

A small jewelry box of mesquite. The medallion, framed with cocobolo, had two voids, which were filled with crushed turquoise.

This vertical box is intended for necklaces and bracelets hanging from hooks. The body is canary, the medallion is ash burl veneer, and the latch trim is cocobolo. The body measures 11" x 7" x 4". The base is 9" x 6".