Finishing with Hardwax Oil

Finishing with Hardwax Oil

How to finish with hardwax oil I finish each of my pieces with multiple coats of hand-rubbed hardwax oil, to reveal the beauty and intricate patterns of the wood grain.     Bowl in Afzelia Burl       Bowl in Myrtle Burl     . Wood Side Story |  Bangkok  |...
My journey as a Wood Artist

My journey as a Wood Artist

From the beginning of each object to its unique shape, it’s all in the beauty of the unexpected.   Though a wood Engineer by trade, I started handcrafting my artworks as an autodidact. Influenced by wood ever since my childhood, and graduated from the École...
How to properly pack for shipping out

How to properly pack for shipping out

  How to properly pack a board or a bowl for overseas shipping?   I carefully pack each of my pieces in a sandwich of cut-to-shape thick foam, snuggly fit in a cut-to-size double corrugated carton box, which will be wrapped in transparent film to ensure a...
NO Resin used in my Boards!

NO Resin used in my Boards!

Why I do NOT use RESIN FILLING in my Serving & Cutting Boards (but use stones instead)   With the advent and popularity of DYI hobby sales websites and ads in social media, I have been seeing a lot of DIY wood hobbyists selling cutting boards with epoxy coatings...
What is a Burl?

What is a Burl?

What is a burl? You have probably already seen a burl, without knowing what it was. If you have ever noticed a large lump / growth / deformation on a tree trunk or a branch, it was most likely a burl. In this post, I attempt to cover what a burl is, what it’s...