Bill Kimrey's Profile
A graphic designer by trade, I started carving wood a few years ago. It quickly became my passion. I’ve been making sawdust ever since. I started creating unique abstract sculptures with crazy intertwined designs. Recently a friend suggested I should use my skills to make some wood jewelry. I started looking around at different kinds of jewelry and thought, “I could do that,” and it turns out I can.
I am always looking for wood with natural character. Sometime that may be an exotic species from Africa or South America but most of the times its a locally grown and harvested tree. Many times you can find a piece of wood that may not be considered rich or expensive but if properly finished can turn into a truly beautiful piece.
I almost never stain or color the wood preferring to bring out the natural beauty of the wood. To achieve the most a…
- Joined September 27, 2010