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cgurnham

Location

Reston, VA, United States

Quick Blurb

I specialize in making wooden maple burl jewelry boxes, hand mirrors, usb flash drive, cheeseboards and wine bottle stoppers.

Interests

maple burl jewelry boxes, wooden wine stoppers, handmade hand mirrors, wooden usb flash drive key chain, nativity ornaments, intarsia, wooden bird pendants, wood lathe turning, tree of life, wooden christmas ornaments

Skills and Techniques

wood working, intarsia, exotic wood, lathe

Find me online @:

http://www.artfire.com/users/cgu… http://www.christinagurnham.com http://www.etsy.com/shop/cgurnha… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V…

Get to Know

Hello my name is Christina Gurnham. I am a woodworker in Reston, Virginia. I have been wood working for about 5 years now. I specialize in intarsia wood working.



Intarsia uses a scroll saw to cut pieces of wood similar to a puzzle making. these pieces are then shaped and rounded to give depth and character. Then the wood pieces are glued together, a backing, and ornament hook is a applied. Several coats of finish are applied to each piece, which hand sanding in-between. The result is beautiful but time consuming!



I also love to turn wood on a lathe. I use the lathe to make bottle stoppers, USB drives and hopefully some Christmas ornaments this year.



I enjoy doing craft show and meeting customers. I like watching people smile as they purchase my products.



Want to see me in action? View my youtube video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6lq1W4Kzbw



If you have any questions please contact me! Thanks! Christina



My Website:

www.christinagurnham.com





My youtube video:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6lq1W4Kzbw



Facebook My fan page:

www.facebook.com/pages/Christina-Gurnham-Wood-Working/145804812139150

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