Cindy Drozda's Profile

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Working with wood is like breaking open a geode and discovering hidden treasure!

I was lucky enough to discover at age 19, through my job at a Player Piano factory, that I could use my natural talents in working wood as a way to make my living. This job gave me the opportunity to explore and discover my passions.

I have worked with wood since age 7, when I built a playhouse out of orange crates and re-used nails (with a little of my father’s help). Professionally, I have built cabinets and furniture, rebuilt airplanes, and made hang gliding equipment. I am now a self-employed artist, working in wood. My work is primarily Woodturning. That is, it is done using a lathe.

My artwork choreographs pure classic form with the natural grain patterns in the wood, creating a sculpture with…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 27
  • Joined December 8, 2009

Favorite materials

Burl wood, Exotic hardwoods, African Blackwood, Faceted Gemstones, 23K Gold Leaf, Sea Urchin shells, 10K Gold Plated Pen Mechanisms, 14K Gold Findings

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About

Working with wood is like breaking open a geode and discovering hidden treasure!

I was lucky enough to discover at age 19, through my job at a Player Piano factory, that I could use my natural talents in working wood as a way to make my living. This job gave me the opportunity to explore and discover my passions.

I have worked with wood since age 7, when I built a playhouse out of orange crates and re-used nails (with a little of my father’s help). Professionally, I have built cabinets and furniture, rebuilt airplanes, and made hang gliding equipment. I am now a self-employed artist, working in wood. My work is primarily Woodturning. That is, it is done using a lathe.

My artwork choreographs pure classic form with the natural grain patterns in the wood, creating a sculpture with elegant presence and lively personality.

Making gifts for family and friends was how I got started in my woodturning business. I love to make pieces that are given as gifts. The most rewarding part of making my living as an artist is sharing my creativity by bringing my work into the lives of others.

I hope you will enjoy my wood art as much as I have enjoyed the creative process!

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