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Walnut MoonjarBy Klaus Kirchner

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Material: Wood

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Dimensions: 21.5cm (H) x 17cm (W) / 8.5" (H) x 6.7" (W)

Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.


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Artist Statement

This Hollowform in shape of a sphere is made from a walnut tree log. The tree came down during a storm and the owner of the tree made the wood availbale for creating art and designworks from it. I hollowed it on the lathe with hollowing tools by hand. It was turned while the wood was still a bit wet, and had to dry for a while after being turned.
Finally some sanding and oiling of the surface makes it a nice object. It is not to be used with water as a vase, it is only usable as a twigpot or dry branches etc.
The bottom is signed with my initials KK and the piece number #488 and Nuß which means Nut/Walnut in German language.


Artist Profile

Born: 1969
Hometown: 63456 Hanau
Based in: Hanau

Born 27.7.1969 in Aschaffenburg (Bavaria), Germany
Schools from 1975 to 1985
Apprentice as an Energy-Electrician 1985-88
Bachelor in Telecommunications 1990-94
Masters in Digital Electronics 1994-95
Supportengineer in IT (Sybase and SAP) 1996 - 2015
Started Woodturning in 2005 with a base course as a Hobby.
Attended courses and workshops with Ray Key, Jimmy Clewes, Glenn Lucas, Nick …


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