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La Quinta Arts Festival 2014 Artists – Wood

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The origin of woodturning dates to around 1300BC when the Egyptians first developed a two-person lathe. One person would turn the wood with a rope while the other used a sharp tool to cut shapes in the wood. The Romans improved the Egyptian design with the addition of a turning bow. Modern professional artistic wood turners often use exotic woods enhanced after turning by carving, piercing, coloring, applying pyrographygilding, or a number of other techniques to produce limited edition functional and decorative pieces sure to delight.

Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival 2014 Wood Artists!


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February 5, 2014, 12:54 pm

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