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...
What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)?

What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)?

What is Pyrography (or Woodburning)? So what is pyrography art? The word comes from the Greek “pur” (fire) and “graphos” (writing), meaning writing with fire. In modern practice, this is more drawing than writing. It is the freehanded art of decorating wood (or other...
Stone inlay on salvaged live-edge Burl

Stone inlay on salvaged live-edge Burl

  I use mostly reclaimed wood slabs from old houses or pre-loved furniture, as well as wood pieces salvaged from dying/fallen trees. Most of my burls feature unique color tones and grain patterns, but also show advanced signs of decay that need to be cleaned and...
How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

How to Clean and Care for a Wooden Cutting Board

Wood is a hardy and resilient material but will require a little care if you want it to continue to look its best. Please follow these instructions to maintain your Wood Side Story pieces and feel free to get in touch should you ever need advice.     – Cleaning...