I thought you would all like to see how a big piece of Vermont Maple turns into a bowl.
is like watching magic.
This is MY bowl that is being created. Jedd Kettler, of Kettler Woodwork, is an artist. I am lucky to have a friend such as he, am i not?
While i was visiting, Jedd seemed a bit overwhelmed with orders. Not because he couldn’t make the bowls, spoons & wine racks that had been ordered. He had control of their creation. Each piece he creates must dry, naturally. Drying time depends on the wood used. Jedd has the breathtaking talent to create art, but for each piece to be completed, he has to have the strength to walk away & allow time to aid in its completion.
Perhaps that is where the saying, “one must suffer for ones art” came from.
I was a photographer while he was turning this bowl. I shooting with very low light, my camera’s shutter closing as though slathered in glue…
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