Brian Markham’s passion for art transforms local and exotic wood and burls into unique one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Amidst the rugged Muskoka landscapes near Algonquin Park, Brian’s workshop is deep in the forest on beautiful Rebecca Lake. Visitors will see hand-crafted bowls, platters and furniture displayed amidst wood shavings, raw wood and tools of his trade.
I have been hard at work in the studio, sorting through my burls to find the ones which have the most potential for bowls and platters. My work as an artist at the lathe is satisfying as I discover the hidden treasures within the raw rounded bark-covered burls. As the burl turns on the lathe, I find the interesting …Read more »
I am very happy to have Jeff Miller as my guest artist for the 2017 Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Tour on August 19 and 20. Jeff is one of the founding members of the Artists of the Limberlost. He has spent many years canoeing, painting and guiding in Algonquin Park and his passion for the wilderness …Read more »
Connecting with other woodturners is an opportunity to share methods of turning, see new projects and to learn from other’s experience. I was the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Toronto Woodturners Guild (TWG) at Humber College. They are “dedicated to advancing the art of woodturning through the sharing of ideas and techniques, education and community …Read more »