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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…

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  • Joined September 27, 2010

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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 glass like finish possible I sand and lacquer, and sand and lacquer, as many times as necessary to help show off the grain and color of the wood.

Thanks for checking out my work, I hope you find something you like and come back soon.

Bill Kimrey

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