Jim has been working with his hands since he was a teenager. For the last 20 years woodworking has been his passion. He has studied various disciplines from cabinet making, veneering, marquerty, inlay and curved shapes. It was with curved shapes that he found direction for his work. The process starts with selecting the wood for the front on the box, displaying the best grain and coloring. Most boxes are made by gluing individual boards into a block. Jim cuts out the basic shape of the box, then sculpts out the hard lines so the eye flows from one surface to another. After much refinement, the box is sanded to bring out the grain and then polished to enhance the luster and shine of the wood.
Payment can be made via Money order, cash or personal checks; shipment will not be completed until checks have cleared.
Shipping and handling
United States $15.00
Artful Wood Creations wants the purchaser to be happy with each art piece. If you any questions please contact Jim so issues can be resolved.
Jim's work is available from the following Art Galleries and select art shows in Kansas and Missouri. The boxes shown here are available from any of those outlets so not everything you see here may still available. Contact him about any that interest you and you can discuss availability, wood species and other details.
Wood'n Ya Wanit - Tan-Tar-A Resort Osage Beach MO
SouthWind Art Gallery - Topeka, KS
Waverly House Gifts and Gallery - Springfield, MO
The Tulsa Artery -Tulsa, OK
McCoy Jewelers - Brownsville, OK
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