2015

Creations in Wood 2015

15 to 26 September 2015 at the Lane Cove Gallery

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Artwork photos 2015

Darren Oates Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 3

1. Darren Oates
Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 3

Darren Oates Hall Table – “Kai”

2. Darren Oates
Hall Table – “Kai”

3. Darren Oates Hall Table – “Pi”

3. Darren Oates
Hall Table – “Pi”

4. Darren Oates Hall Table – “Talon”

4. Darren Oates
Hall Table – “Talon”

Darren Oates Hall Table – “Parabolae”

5. Darren Oates
Hall Table – “Parabolae”

6. Darren Oates Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 1

6. Darren Oates
Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 1

7. Warwick Wright Coffee Table

7. Warwick Wright
Coffee Table

Brian Dawson Chest

8. Brian Dawson
Chest

Brian Dawson Coffee table

9. Brian Dawson
Coffee table

Brian Dawson Lumpy Boxes

10. Brian Dawson
Lumpy Boxes

Brian Dawson iPad stands

11. Brian Dawson
iPad stands

Brian Dawson Box of African mahogany

12. Brian Dawson
Box of African mahogany

13. Peter Stibilj Cabinet Wood in Motion #5

13. Peter Stibilj
Cabinet
Wood in Motion #5

14. Peter Stibilj Bench seat

14. Peter Stibilj
Bench seat

15. DARYL P LAWRENCE DOCUMENT BOX

15. DARYL P LAWRENCE
DOCUMENT BOX

16. DARYL P LAWRENCE Red Cedar coffee table

16. DARYL P LAWRENCE
Red Cedar coffee table

17.  DARYL P LAWRENCE Carved Bowl

17. DARYL P LAWRENCE
Carved Bowl

18. DARYL P LAWRENCE Bullock Yokes

18. DARYL P LAWRENCE
Bullock Yokes

19. DARYL P LAWRENCE Specialty Jewellery Box

19. DARYL P LAWRENCE
Specialty Jewellery Box

20. DARYL P LAWRENCE Birds Eye Huon Pine Jewellery Box

20. DARYL P LAWRENCE
Birds Eye Huon Pine Jewellery Box

21. Philip GREENWOOD Toast tongs

21. Philip GREENWOOD
Toast tongs

22. Fred Blake Carved Bowl «Uruku 12»

22. Fred Blake
Carved Bowl «Uruku 12»

23. Fred Blake Large carved bowl «Huon Sun»

23. Fred Blake
Large carved bowl «Huon Sun»

24. JOHN BRASSELL Table

24. JOHN BRASSELL
Table

25. JOHN BRASSELL Guitar

25. JOHN BRASSELL
Guitar

26. Matt Dwight White Box Burl Bowl

26. Matt Dwight
White Box Burl Bowl

27. Matt Dwight English Oak Salad Bowl

27. Matt Dwight
English Oak Salad Bowl

28. Matt Dwight English Oak Salad Bowl

28. Matt Dwight
Green turned sculptural bowl in Banksia

29. Matt Dwight Green turned sculptural bowl in Banksia

29. Matt Dwight
Green turned sculptural bowl in Banksia

30. Matt Dwight Coolibah Burl Bowl

30. Matt Dwight
Coolibah Burl Bowl

31. Matt Dwight Turpentine Salad Bowl

31. Matt Dwight
Turpentine Salad Bowl

32. Alex Springall Box

32. Alex Springall
Box

33. Alex Springall Box

33. Alex Springall
Box

34. Alex Springall Box

34. Alex Springall
Box

35. Alex Springall Table lamp

35. Alex Springall
Table lamp

36. Alex Springall Box

36. Alex Springall
Box

37. Alex Springall Pen box

37. Alex Springall
Pen box

38. Peter Harris Small box

38. Peter Harris
Small box

39. Peter Harris Box

39. Peter Harris
Box

41. Brian Dawson Marquetry Box

41. Brian Dawson
Marquetry Box

42. Mitchell Sargeant Games Table

42. Mitchell Sargeant
Games Table

43. Leon Van Vliet Stool

43. Leon Van Vliet
Stool

44. Richard Crosland Go-Kart

44. Richard Crosland
Go-Kart

45. Warwick Wright Floor lamp

45. Warwick Wright
Floor lamp

46. Takashi Nishiura Clock

46. Takashi Nishiura
Clock

47. Takashi Nishiura Box 1

47. Takashi Nishiura
Box 1

48. Brent Gerstle Small folding side table

48. Brent Gerstle
Small folding side table

49. Brent Gerstle Box

49. Brent Gerstle
Box

50. Miko Nakamura Tissue box case

50. Miko Nakamura
Tissue box Case

51. Warwick Wright Pair of side tables

51. Warwick Wright
Pair of side tables

52. Warwick Wright Coffee table

52. Warwick Wright
Coffee table

53. Ian Stewart Lounge Chair

53. Ian Stewart
Lounge Chair

54. Takashi Nishiura Box 2

54. Takashi Nishiura
Box 2

55. Peter Harris A selection of the coasters

55. Peter Harris
A selection of the coasters

56. JOHN BRASSELL Box 1

56. JOHN BRASSELL
Box 1

57. JOHN BRASSELL Box 2

57. JOHN BRASSELL
Box 2

58. JOHN BRASSELL Box 2

58. JOHN BRASSELL
Box 2

59. Stuart Faulkner Woodworking Bench “mybench2”

59. Stuart Faulkner
Woodworking Bench “mybench2”

Artist Contact

Darren Oates

email: darrenoates@gmail.com
Mobile: 0416 007 629
Website: darrenoatesfinefurniture.com

Warwick Wright

email: warwick@grainwoodworks.com.au
Mobile: 0409 982 157
Website: grainwoodworks.com.au

Brian Dawson

email: brian@valuesystems.com.au
Mobile: 0418 212 496

Peter Stibilj

email: pstibilj@bigpond.net.au
Mobile: 0418 263 075

DARYL P LAWRENCE

email: router@bigpond.net.au
Mobile: 0419307502
Website: windellawood.com.au

Fred Blake

Mobile: 0419 315 237

Matt Dwight

email: dwightmatt@hotmail.com
Mobile: 0438 698 032

Alex Springall

email: alex@springall-fine-woodwork.com
Mobile: 0459 625 390 
Website: www.springall-fine-woodwork.com

Richard Crosland

email: richard@crosland.com.au
Mobile: 0421 880 986
Website: www.crosland.com.au

Takashi Nishiura 

email: takashi@japanwoodworking.com.au
Mobile: 0421 484 182
Website: www.japanwoodworking.com.au

Stuart Faulkner

email: stuartfaulkner@ozemail.com.au
Mobile: 0419 690 757
Website: www.heartwoodcreative.com.au

Artwork Descriptions (Note that G represents Gallery catalogue number)

1
G53

Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 3
Darren Oates

Australian Red Cedar & Northern Silky Oak

1240 x  30 x  1240  mm

2
G18

Hall Table – “Kai”
Darren Oates

QLD Walnut & Northern Silky Oak

800  x  330  x  810 mm

3
G12
Hall Table – “Pi”
Darren Oates
Tasmanian Blackheart Sassafrass, Northern Silky Oak & Blackbean

1400  x  430  x  805 mm

4
G17
Hall Table – “Talon”
Darren Oates
Tasmanian Blackheart Sassafrass, Northern Silky Oak & Flooded Gum

1400  x  400  x  820 mm

5
G1
Hall Table – “Parabolae”
Darren Oates
Tasmanian Blackheart Sassafrass, Victoria Ash

1500  x  330  x  805 mm

6
G5

Inlaid Wall Art – “Spiralay” No. 1
Darren Oates
Australian Red Cedar, Silver Ash

800  x  30  x  800  mm

7
G74
Coffee Table
Warwick Wright
Made from Wenge with tongue oil based finish

1075 X 400 X 400 mm

8
G65
Chest
Brian Dawson
This chest is made from recycled American red and white oak. It was made for the “Create from a Crate “competition in which participants are given a couple of pallets to make what they will

1030 x 600 x 500 mm

9
G48
Coffee table
Brian Dawson
Made from camphor laurel with a “river” and “lake” of float glass following natural fault lines

1150 x 600 x 140 mm

10
G43
G7
Lumpy Boxes
Brian Dawson

Made from various woods, including jarrah, huon pine, cedar and myrtle
110 x 100 x 140 mm

11

iPad stands
Brian Dawson
Made from huon pine, figured jarrah, marri, queen ebony

G11, G28, G46, G66
269 x 90 x 70 mm

12
G50
Box of African mahogany 
Brian Dawson
Box of African mahogany, with a serrated front

300 x 210 x 125 mm

13
G56
Cabinet
Wood in Motion #5
Peter Stibilj
Buffet with 4 drawers and tambour doors, Blackwood, Rimu and Spotted gum

1600 x 450 x 750 mm 

14
G54
Bench seat
Peter Stibilj 

Spotted gum
1400 x 400 x 420 mm

15
G45
DOCUMENT BOX
DARYL P LAWRENCE 
This is a box made with Red Cedar Veneer top and bottom and solid red cedar sides. The top has been ‘Book Matched‘ to appear like an animal face. The top and bottom are lined with 5mm felt. 

310 x 210 x 70 mm

16
G47
Red Cedar coffee table
DARYL P LAWRENCE 
This Coffee Table is made from Australian Red Cedar and has an Ebony Inlay around the tabletop with highlights of Indian Rosewood in the mitres on the top and on the front and sides of the four legs. The top has been French Polished and the legs and frame have been given a good coat of Shellac. It is a table that is well proportioned and a pleasure to touch and feel.

1000 x 420 x 440 mm

17
G61
Carved Bowl
DARYL P LAWRENCE 
This bowl has been carved from a “Myrtle Burl” sprayed with pre-cat lacquer and then highly polished. it resembles “Uluru” and has industrial felt on the bottom to avoid scratching of a table.

480 x 380 x 160 mm

18
G42
Bullock Yokes
DARYL P LAWRENCE
This is a nickname given to our Hat and Coat Hook ensemble. These are made from various timbers and come in a “satin” or “gloss” finish. The timbers and finishes vary with each one, some being “lacquered” and some finished with a burst of “sunburst” to highlight the timber used.

680 x 150 x 120 mm

19
G25
Specialty Jewellery Box
DARYL P LAWRENCE 
This is a Jewellery Box made from a solid piece of “spalted timber and made on an overhead router. It is lined with “Black Flock” to give it a look of elegance. This type of timber is extremely rare and this box is one of a kind.

300 x 90 x 80 mm

20
G79
Birds Eye Huon Pine Jewellery Box
DARYL P LAWRENCE 
This is a beautiful box made with a rare “Veneer” called “Birds Eye Huon Pine”.

220 x 120 x 60 mm

21
G29

Toast tongs
Philip GREENWOOD

These tongs use timber from another time and place.  They can save lives and bring pleasure at the same time.

150 x 40 x 20 mm

22
G77
Carved Bowl «Uruku 12»
Fred Blake
Huon pine.  The pentagram figure (5-pointed star) dates to pre-4000 BCE on cave walls of Uruku, Mesopotamia.  It is the apparent mathematical source, in the isosceles triangle of each point of the star, of the golden mean.

200 x 200 x 75 mm

23
G68
Large carved bowl «Huon Sun» 
Fred Blake
Huon pine burl, Australian red cedar.  When living and working among the lovely timbers of Tasmania, such as Huon pine bowls become “de rigueur”.  Centre of burl carved out, the edge profile inspired by escarpments of the Blue Mountains.  Outer surface left in its deeply indented natural form.  Cedar base carved and stained. 

700 x 600 x 350 mm

24
G60
Table
JOHN BRASSELL
Jarrah Hall table. Table is constructed entirely from the one piece of Jarrah. Legs are steam bent laminates.

700 x 350 x 8000 mm

25
G55
Guitar 
JOHN BRASSELL
Tiger Myrtle with spruce top and mahogany neck and ebony fingerboard.

400 x 200 x 700 mm

26
G15
White Box Burl Bowl
Matt Dwight
White Box burl bowl. The exterior surface has been textured to create contrast to the eye and to the touch. Finished with Livos oil.

350 x 350 x 100 mm

27
G3
English Oak Salad Bowl
Matt Dwight
Turned salad bowl, English Oak. Part of Australia’s history. This timber was salvaged from Canberra’s Constitution Avenue. Of approximately 250 existing English and Pin Oak trees, 120 were removed for the redevelopment and upgrade of Constitution Avenue. Finished with food safe oil and bee’s wax. Representative of my production Salad Bowls.

290 x 290 x 90 mm

28
G72
Green turned sculptural bowl in Banksia
Matt Dwight
Green turned bowls made from Banksia salvaged from Avalon after the April 2015 storms. Turned green and allowed to season. Finished with Livos oil.

170 x 170 x60 mm

29
G73
Green turned sculptural bowl in Banksia
Matt Dwight
Green turned bowls made from Banksia salvaged from Avalon after the April 2015 storms. Turned green and allowed to season. Finished with Livos oil.

150 x 150 x 50 mm

30
G64
Coolibah Burl Bowl
Matt Dwight
Coolibah Burl Bowl. A large bowl designed to be fondled. My aim was to give the impression of a polished pebble. Finished with Livos oil.

500 x 500 x 75 mm

31
G63

Turpentine Salad Bowl
Matt Dwight

Turned salad bowl, Turpentine. The timber was salvaged during the clearing of a fire break behind Pennant Hills High School in Sydney’s north. Finished with food safe oil and bee’s wax. Representative of my production Salad bowls.

235 x 235 x 85 mm

32
G13
Box
Alex Springall 
Legged jewellery box with two trays, in southern silky oak and Australian red cedar.  The silky oak was recovered from a tree growing in a back yard in Lane cove. The cedar was recovered from old house fittings by a European cabinetmaker who came to Australia in the 1950s, and passed on to the maker by his granddaughter. 

205 x 205 x 175mm

33
G57
Box
Alex Springall 
Trinket box in Huon pine and Australian red cedar.  The cedar in this box was recovered from old house fittings by a European cabinetmaker who came to Australia in the 1950s, and passed on to the maker by his granddaughter.

265 x 165 x 70 mm

34
G24
Box
Alex Springall 
A simple square trinket box in Huon pine and Australian red cedar. The cedar in this box was recovered from old house fittings by a European cabinetmaker who came to Australia in the 1950s, and passed on to the maker by his granddaughter. 

160 x 160 x 90 mm

35
G59
Table lamp
Alex Springall 
Table lamp made from recycled materials – Australian red cedar, conifer oysters and hand made paper made from recycled rags and denim.  The lamp may be easily dismantled for moving or storage. 

260 x 260 x 650 mm

36
G6
Box
Alex Springall 
Small wooden box made from huon pine & jarrah. 

90 x 90 x 60 mm

37
G26
Pen box
Alex Springall 
Box for two pens, in American cherry and satin. 

165 x 95 x 65 mm

38
G8
Small box
Peter Harris
Alaskan yellow cedar box with flooded gum trim. 

200 x 130 x 40 mm

39
G80
Box
Peter Harris
Box of Alaskan yellow cedar with flooded gum trim. 

200 x 130 x 60 mm

41
G67
Marquetry Box
Brian Dawson
Various timbers
300 x 150 x 60 mm
42
G51
Games Table
Mitchell Sargeant 
A multipurpose games table based on David Roentgen’s 18th Century masterpiece. Tassie Blackwood as primary timber, with Huon Pine and Jarrah inlays/marquetry and Kauri Pine drawer sides. Constructed as major project for 2014 HSC subject ‘Timber products and furniture industries’.

1000 x 1000 x 850 mm 

43
G10
Stool
Leon Van Vliet 
3 Legged American Walnut stool, with split tenon and dovetail joinery.

530 x 370 x 800 mm  

44
G81
Go-Kart
Richard Crosland 
Working model of Go-Kart 

1400 x 900 x 600 mm

45
G52
Floor lamp
Warwick Wright 
Silver Ash with shade

300 x 300 x 1680 mm

46
G58
G2
Clock
Takashi Nishiura 
Various timbers

100 x 100 x 43 mm

47
G78
G79
Box 1
Takashi Nishiura 
Various timbers

100 x 90 x 30 mm

48
G4
Small folding side table
Brent Gerstle 
Folding hexagonal occasional table with detailed parquetry patterned table top. Folds flat to be “stored and displayed” against a wall using a very small footprint, but when needed can be unfolded and locked as a side table.

400 x 400x 510 mm

49
G27

Box
Brent Gerstle 
Box with Jarrah top and recycled timber sides. Inlayed motif on box top. Internal lining of box is Emu skin.  Feet of Jarrah 

240 x 90 x 85 mm

50
G44
Tissue Box Case
Miko Nakamura
Made from Honduras Mahogany and Huon Pine 

250 x 135 x 155 mm

51
G14
Pair of side tables
Warwick Wright
Figured Tas. Oak  & Blackwood

380 x 380 x 430 mm

52
G71
Coffee Table
Warwick Wright
Made from Norfolk Island Pine 

865 x 350 x 400 mm

53
G16
Lounge Chair
Ian Stewart
Morris Chair, similar to those made by Stickley Bros around early 1900’s. Made from USA white oak, grain filled, blonde shellac then sprayed lacquer finish and leather upholstery.

1000 x 1000 x 1200 mm

54
G19
G20
Box 2
Takashi Nishiura 
Various timbers 

100 x 100 x 32 mm

55 A selection of the coasters
Peter Harris
Various timbers
100 x 100 x 6
G22, G23, G21, G69, G40, G36, G75, G34, G30, G82, G31, G35, G39, G38, G37, G83, G32, G41, G33
56
G49
Box 1
JOHN BRASSELL
Jacaranda, lace she oak, red cedar, Tasmanian oak, New Guinea rosewood and huon pine. 

350 X 250 X 130 mm

57
G76
Box 2
JOHN BRASSELL
Silky oak, red cedar, huon pine, Tasmanian myrtle, New Guinea rosewood and Tasmanian leatherwood. 

350 X 250 X 135 mm

58
G9
Box 2
JOHN BRASSELL
Silky oak, red cedar, Tasmanian myrtle, huon pine and New Guinea rosewood. 

350 X 25 X 120 mm

59
G62
Woodworking Bench “mybench2”
Stuart Faulkner
As a designer, maker and teacher, I have long been interested in designing my “ideal” workbench. It is the heart of every workshop. Drawing upon classic woodwork bench designs and using modern technology and sustainable materials I present to you, MyBench2 – furniture for your workshop.

1600 x 600 x 900 mm