JLWoodTurning

Hand Crafted Wood Bowls & Hats Turned on a Lathe.

Elkview, West Virginia · 985 Sales

JLWoodTurning

Hand Crafted Wood Bowls & Hats Turned on a Lathe.

Elkview, West Virginia 985 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(330)

Announcement   Welcome to our shop. Featured are the turnings of Jerry Smith from Elkview, WV. We specialize in natural edge wood turned bowls from any unusual wood grain we can find.

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Last updated on Jan 1, 2017

Welcome to our shop. Featured are the turnings of Jerry Smith from Elkview, WV. We specialize in natural edge wood turned bowls from any unusual wood grain we can find.

Jerry Smith

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Jerry Smith

Wooden Maple Hat Stand
Wooden Maple Hat Stand
$75.00
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Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(330)
elogue2

elogue2 on May 30, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

This was a birthday gift for my sister. She is very happy with it. I am very happy with my purchase, and the entire process- easy to order, easy to communicate with Jerry, prompt shipping, quality product. Wish all of life was this pleasant. Thanks Jerry.

norma25jean

norma25jean on May 16, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Another beautiful piece of burl from this talented craftsman that showcases the best parts of the burl. This piece goes beautifully with others in our collection.

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About

From a Piece of Wood to Art

Born and raised in Elkview, West Virginia, Jerry Smith is a carpenter by trade. He has always enjoyed creating and building items for his family. In 2003, with the help of his brother Joe, another woodturning craftsman, Jerry learned the art of woodturning through a process of trial and error. Today, passionate about his craft, Jerry can be found spending his free time in his garage working with his lathe or out combing the mountains for just the right piece of wood.

Each bowl is handcrafted from native West Virginia hardwoods that have been carefully chosen for their unique character. To quote Jerry, “I like to take the most gnarly piece of wood, burls or growths, and diseased wood and discover the beauty and character that lie within.” To add further distinction, the natural beauty of each bowl is enhanced by a distinctive natural edge.

Jerry has displayed his unique creations at several exhibitions including the Mountain State Arts and Crafts Fair in Ripley, WV, the Winterfair shows in Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio, and the Vandalia Gathering in Charleston, WV. His work has also been sold through West Virginia’s Tamarack and his online website, www.JLWoodturning.etsy.com.

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