Paul Rhudy's Profile
Hello, I'm Paul and my goal is to place one of my legacy woodturnings in your personal collection. A second-generation fulltime woodturner since 1990, I work exclusively with hardwoods from my Appalachian Mountain region. The trees I work with have usually died of natural causes, such as wind or disease. Others have been treasured, fully-grown yardtrees that eventually threaten property. This fully-matured wood tends to be the most stressed and beautiful. Homeowners have reluctantly had these removed by an arborist friend, and it's my pleasure to bring new life to such wood.
My woodstudio is in the Blue Ridge Mountains, on the banks of the upper Swannanoa River in lovely Black Mountain, NC, home to the historic Black Mountain College and focus of craft traditions for generations. I apply principles learned in the furniture design, production and restoration fields toward my…
- Born on May 9
- Joined November 5, 2011