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Catalog of Wood Sculpture – Hollow Forms

In Uncategorized by Jason Van Duyn

What is a hollow form?  It is a form of wood sculpture, somewhat popular in woodturning.  Think of a wood vessel or pot.  They are made by turning a block of wood on a lathe, creating a form or shape and hollowing out the inside.  Some are segmented, which are lots of blocks of wood glued together to make a …

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Ben Owen III – Collection of Spalted Pecan Hollow Forms

In New Works by Jason Van Duyn

I was fortunate enough to run into Ben Owen III at the Winter Show (Greenhill, center for NC arts) this past December, both he and I were participating in that exhibit.  Ben, very generously, offered me some of a pecan tree that he had on his property that was taken down some time ago.  I believe that his grandfather was …