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January 19th, 2021


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Carl Durance
(Creative Magic Design)
Wiarton, Ontario, Canada

About Carl

Carl works in many media including wood (turned, 3D sculpture), glass (flameworked/lampworked, fused), clay (stoneware and porcelin pottery), and precious metal (jewelry).

Carl started turning wood in the mid 1980s. He is currently a member of the Grey-Bruce Woodturners Guild in Kincardine, Simcoe Woodturners Guild in Barrie, Thames Valley Woodturners Guild in London, American Association of Woodturners, Segmented Woodturners, and Ornamental Turning International. Through a combination of instructional training and self-taught (trial & error), Carl continues to develop and refine his technique.

Carl concentrates on domestic woods, including maple, cherry, birch, butternut, and walnut. He enjoys using exotics on occasion. He likes to incorporate surface embellishments, such as air-brushed, gilded, or woodburned accents, on a turned piece.

Carl shows his work and teaches a variety of classes at the Southampton Art Centre in Southampton and Stephen Hogbin's Intersections Wood Gallery & Studio in Owen Sound, and is a regular presenter at other guilds and public events.


For more information on Carl's work, you can contact Carl at lazy.bee@bmts.com.

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Collection of Kaleidoscopes

Collection of Kaleidoscopes

A variety of kaleidoscopes including egg scopes, mini oil wand scopes, oil wand scope, oil cell scope, teleidoscope, and full-sized oil cell scopes.

© Carl Durance


Hollow Form Vase with Finial

3 5/8" diameter x 8 1/2" tall (including finial).
Finial diameter down to 1/16".

Hollow form vase with finial stopper. Vase is spalted paper birch limb with a Yatoba (Brazialian Cherry) trimmed opening. The finial is Yatoba. Finish is polymerized tung oil.

© Carl Durance

Hollow Form Vase with Finial

Chip-Carved Bowl

Chip-Carved Bowl

4 1/2" diameter x 4 1/8" tall

Small pedestal bowl turned from basswood with outside embellished with a chip-carved design.

© Carl Durance


Black Walnut Stave Vase

5" diameter by 10½" tall

Stave constructed vase, 8 black walnut staves, accents of thick pink-dyed veneer laminated with maple and black-dyed pear veneers (7 layers), hard maple burl top, curly maple lip and base, 251 pieces, tung oil finish.

© Carl Durance

Black Walnut Stave Vase

Looking Dizzy

Looking Dizzy

12" diameter by 7" tall

Dizzy (or vortex) bowl, 20+ wood species, domestics and exotics, approximately 900 pieces, tung oil finish.

© Carl Durance


Box Elder Bowl

9 1/2" diameter x 3" tall

Medium-sized bowl turned from a block of box elder.

© Carl Durance

Box Elder Bowl
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