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Design in Wood 2009

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The Design in Wood (DIW) competition just wrapped up its 28th exhibition and here are the winners. 

DIW is co-sponsored by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association (SDFWA and the San Diego County Fair. The competition has 22 regular county fair classes and over 20 additional special awards. Additional information about the classes, special awards, and entry requirement from the 2009 show is available here, or by visiting the SDFWA website or the San Diego County Fair website.

 

 

Photos by Andrew Patterson and Lynn Rybarczyk (email:aep@malamutedog.org)

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Contemporary Woodworking - Furniture

 

Haiku Bench/Table by David Blackburn

Curly, Quilted & Spalted Maple, Wenge, Ebony, Koa

65" x 21" x 21"

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Levichest by Brian K. Carnett

Walnut, Quilted Maple, Ebony

 

 

25'' x 20'' x 60''

3rd Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Night Stand by Herman Vallejo

Ash, Walnut

22'' x 15'' x 19''

4th Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

"In Flight" - Hall Table by Steven M. White

Cherry, Maple

 

 

 

56'' x 19'' x 36''

Honorable Mention - American Furniture Design Company Award

 

 

Dresser by Herman Vallejo

Walnut   

41" x 22" x 35"

Honorable Mention - The Love of Wood Award from American Woodworker & Woodwork Magazines

 


Chest of Drawers by Thomas E. Nordstrom

Goncalo Alves, Wenge

12'' x 21'' x 38''

Honorable Mention -  Apollo Sprayers, Inc - Excellence in Finishing, 1st Place - WOOD Magazine -Excellence in Workmanship

 

 

Hall Table by Carl Stammerjohn

Walnut, Redwood Burl

66'' x 15'' x 31''

Honorable Mention - Master Woodworker's Trophy

 

 

 

Contemporary Woodworking - Accessories

 

 

4-Drawer Jewelry Box by Tom Thornton

Maple, Wenge, Bloodwood

14'' x 11'' x 7''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Traditional Woodworking - Furniture

 

"Klismos" - Classical Greek Chair, ca 450 B.C. by William Bradford Frost

Mahogany

36'' x 17'' x 33''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

"Tiger Maple" - Rocking Chair by Russ Filbeck

Curly Maple, Rosewood, Hickory Bark

43'' x 26'' x 43''

4th Place - Woodworker's Journal

 

 

Pie Crust Tea Table with Carving by Greg Radley

Mahogany

31'' x 31'' x 30''

Honorable Mention - Society of American Period Furniture Makers - Recognition Award for Traditional Woodworking - Furniture

 

 

 

Traditional Woodworking - Accessories

 

 

 

 

High Performance Touring & Cruising Kayak by Peter Shoemaker

Western Red Cedar, Redwood, Cypress

18.5'' x 22'' x 17''

1st Place - San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association - Novice 

 

 

 

Art Furniture

 

"The Cube Rocker" - by Sue Spray

Curly Claro Walnut, Curly Spalted Maple

34'' x 39'' x 25''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Guitar Stand by Artie Capozzi

Wildfire Burnt Manzanita

37'' x 26'' x 30''

West Coast Arborist, Inc. - Urban Forest Products Award - Best use of Recycled, Reused, Reclaimed or Salvaged Wood

 

 

"Balboa Park Bench" - by Del Cover

Mixed Hardwoods

84'' x 22'' x 44''

2nd Place - Woodcraft Magazine - Excellence in Design

 

 

Lingerie Dresser by Thomas A. Christenson

Mahogany, Ambrosia Maple

14'' x 26'' x 63''

4th Place - Woodworker's Journal

 

 

"Rustic" - Captains Chair by Michael T. Condon

Peeled Oak, Natural Form

18'' x 24'' x 50''

3rd Place - Apollo Sprayers, Inc - Excellence in Finishing

 

 

"Bow-Tie" - Lecturn by Jason Lane

Black Walnut, Zircote, Rosewood

34'' x 18'' x 40''

Honorable Mention - San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association - Advanced - 2nd Place; Apollo Sprayers, Inc -  Excellence in Finishing

 

 

"Coffee Table" by Bob J. Marnul

Padauk, Wenge

40'' x 40'' x 15''

Sponsor's Choice Perpetual Trophy - Frost Hardwood Lumber Company

 

 

 

Model Building - Scale

 


"Sovereign of the Seas" - Blank-On Bulkhead by Donald C. Dressel

Boxwood, Lemon, Satin, English Sycamore

55 1/4'' x 23'' x 48''

1st Place - San Diego Maritime Museum Perpetual Trophy - Best Scale Model Ship

 

 

 

Model Building - Not to Scale

 

 

 

 

Loretto Chihuahua - by Eric Werkmeister

Maple, Ash, Oak, Mahogany

23'' x 19'' x 49''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Musical Instruments

 

Orchestra Acoustic Guitar by Nathan R. Anderson

Hawaiian Koa, Adirondack Spruce, African Ebony

40'' x 15'' x 4''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

"Barking to the Blues" - Acoustic Guitar by Andrew Zimmerman

Waterfall Bubinga, Ebony, Mahogany

40'' x 19'' x 5''

3rd Place - San Diego County Fair Award, Honorable Mention - San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association - Novice 

 

 

"Clayton's Oud" by Clayton Jacobs

Walnut, Mahogany, Ebony, Maple, Cedar

30'' x 14'' x 10''

4th Place - Woodworker's Journal

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clocks

 

"Slice of Time #4" by Jeff Arnett

Mordaillo, Maple

9'' x 7'' x 44''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Veneering/Marquetry - Furniture

 

 

Display Table by Thomas A. Christenson

Quilted Makore, Mahogany, Sapele, Holly

36'' x 36'' x 30''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award, 1st Place San Diego Fine Woodwokers Association - Advanced  

 

 

Federal Period Game Table

Mahogany, Crotch Mahogany, Satin Wood, Ebony

36'' x 36'' x 30''

2nd Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Louis Falls Coffee Table by Viki Hennon

Sycamore, Poplar, Cherry, Ebony

58'' x 20'' x 19''

2nd Place - San Diego County Fair Award, 4th Place - Woodworkers's Journal - San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association - Novice 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Veneering/Marquetry - Art

 

 

"Boulle Marquetry Portrait" by Aaron K. Radelow

Cedar, Koa, Ebony, Mahogany, Ash

12'' x 12'' x 2''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

"On That Note" by John W. Miles

Birch Burl, Makore, Lacewood, Birdseye Maple

 

 

30'' x 30''

3rd Place - San Diego County Fair Award - Theme Award 

 

 

 

Wood Turning - Face Work: Perpendicular to the Ways of the Lathe

 

Natural Edge Hollow Form by Mike Jackofsky

Box Elder

14'' x 11'' x 7''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

"Solitude" Hollow Form by Kenneth Roth

Maple Burl

12'' x 7 1/2''

Honorable Mention - San Diego Wood Turners Association Annual Award - Class 13

 

 

 

Wood Turning - Center Work: Parallel to the Ways of the Lathe

 

Hollow Vessel by Mike Jackofsky

Redwood

16'' x 12''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Table Lamp with Shade by Brian D. Jackson

Ebonized Ash, Norfolk Island Pine

6'' x 21''

3rd Place - San Diego Wood Turners Association  Annual Award - Class 14

 

 

"Pele's Eyes" - Calabash Bowl by Michael M. Lorch

Norfolk Island Pine

6'' x 21''

4th Place - Woodworker's Journal

 

 

Wood Turning - Embellished / Mixed Media

 

"Smooth" by Peter Campbell

Maple Burl

10'' x 10'' x 22''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 


"Paradise Forted" - Urn by Terrell E. Deering

Silk Oak, Ebony

6'' x 8''

4th Place - Woodworker's Journal

 

 

Bowl by Tom Edwards

Various Woods

9'' x 6''

Honorable Mention - San Diego Wood Turners Association Annual Award- Class 15

 

 

 

Wood Turning - Laminated / Segmented

 

Vessel #901 (2,977 pieces) by Ken A. Cowell

Curly Maple, Ebony, Bloodwood, Carolina Cherry Burl

14'' x 17''

1st Place San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association - Advanced - 3rd Place San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Mountain View - Platter by Mark Jones

Various Woods

15'' x 15 1/2'' x 1 1/2''

San Diego Wood Turners Association Annual Award - Class 16

 

 

 

Wood Carving - Animals

 

"Eclipse" - Stallion by Kenneth M. Birdine

Basswood

14'' x 2'' x 36''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Wood Carving - Birds

 

"Golden" - Golden Eagle Sculpture by Dale A. Steffen

Tupelo, Redwood, Walnut

12'' x 7'' x 15''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Wood Carving - Marine Animals

 


"YAAAH!" - Breaching Whale on split level base by Virgil R. Krueger

Curly Maple, Ironwood, Liquid Amber

14'' x 14'' x 36''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

 

Wood Carving - Open

 

 

 

 

"Crazy Horse, The Vision" by Bill Churchill

Poplar

9'' x 38'' x 14''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award, Fine Woodworking Magazine - Best of Show

 

 

 

Scroll Saw - Intarsia

 

 

Tiger Trail  (1045 Pieces) - Original Mural 1/3 by Kathy Wise

Various Woods

39'' x 42'' x 5''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

"Home on the Range" by Darrel Wall

Bloodwood, Wenge, Walnut, Cherry, Mahogany, Poplar, Sycamore, Ebony, Spanish Cedar

34'' x 18'' x 2''

Honorable Mention - Excalibur by General International - Best in Scroll Saw: Intarsia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scroll Saw - Fretwork: Pierced & Unpierced

 

Hummingbird Shelf by Larry S. Olson

Walnut

7'' x 10'' x 5''

1st Place - San Diego County Fair Award

 

 

Sea Turtle by Bill Goldschneider

Maple, Birch

Carolyn R. Beres Memorial Award

 

 

Peacock Plaque by Jerry Gene Franich

Walnut, Ash, Oak

11'' x 27'' x 21''

 

Honorable Mention - Excalibur by General International - Best in Scroll Saw: Fretwork

 


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