Lynne Yamaguchi, woodturner

 

The sign in the window advertising the show.

The sign in the window advertising the show. You can see me and Karen reflected in the glass. Inside, you can see some of Judy's and my pieces.

The pieces just inside the front window. “Basin” and part of Judy's piece hanging above it.

Left: The pieces just inside the front window. In the foreground is “Basin,” a round-bottomed redwood bowl that rests on a painted sassafras base. In the background are a mesquite-and-turquoise bowl and a walnut bowl called “Lift, Yaw, and Roll,” the 5th piece in my “Flight” series.
Above right: “Basin” and part of Judy's piece hanging above it.

A close-up of “Basin.”

A close-up of “Basin.” Can you tell that I like this piece? The rock is from my personal collection of beach pebbles.

Pieces in the front room.

Pieces in the front room. From left to right: a mesquite-and-Peruvian-chrysocolla hollow vessel on a stand of the same; a jatoba bowl called “Wing and a Prayer,” 11th in my “Flight” series; “Achieving Liftoff,” a walnut bowl on a pecan stand that is 2nd in the “Flight” series; and a yellowheart bowl.

Two of Judy's kimono pieces.

Two of Judy's kimono pieces.

Pieces in the front room.

Pieces in the front room. From foreground to background (right to left): a yellowheart bowl; “Achieving Liftoff,” a walnut bowl on a pecan stand that is 2nd in the “Flight” series; a jatoba bowl called “Wing and a Prayer,” 11th in my “Flight” series; and a mesquite-and-Peruvian-chrysocolla hollow vessel on a stand of the same. A close-up of the pieces in the background is shown below.

Pieces in the corner of the front room, visible in the background of the previous photo.

Pieces in the corner of the front room, visible in the background of the previous photo. From top to bottom: “Shape of Air, Color of Gravity,” a very heavy hollow vessel of purpleheart; a honey locust hollow vessel with a paduak collar; and a zebrawood box.

Flowers my friends Pat and Darcey sent me.

Flowers my friends Pat and Darcey sent me, next to a photocopy of the first page of my spread in Woodturning Design, next to one of Judy's kimono pieces.

Pieces in the second room.

Pieces in the second room. From left to right: “Coffee Fills a Void,” a mesquite-and-coffee-grounds hollow vessel; “Yearning to Soar,” a bowl of mesquite and Peruvian chrysocolla that is 7th in the “Flight” series; and a maple burl bowl with a curled-in rim.

Another view of pieces in the second room.

Another view of pieces in the second room. From left to right: “Coffee Fills a Void,” a mesquite-and-coffee-grounds hollow vessel; “Yearning to Soar,” a bowl of mesquite and Peruvian chrysocolla that is 7th in the “Flight” series; a maple burl bowl with a curled-in rim; and “Caffeine Dependency,” a mesquite vessel that sits on a ring of coffee grounds.

Pieces on shelves in the second room, intermixed with large glass vessels.

Pieces on shelves in the second room, intermixed with large glass vessels.

Closer view of pieces on the shelves in the second room.

Closer view of pieces on the shelves in the second room. From left to right: a quilted-maple hollow vessel; “Nestling,” a walnut hollow vessel that is 6th in the “Flight” series; “Crane,” a cherry bowl on a jatoba (Brazilian cherry) stand that is number 4 in the “Flight” series; a glass vessel; and a bowl made of sabicu called “Lift,” number 10 in the “Flight” series.

Closer view of pieces on the shelves in the second room.

Closer view of pieces on the shelves in the second room. From left to right, top row: a jatoba (Brazilian cherry) bowl; a glass vessel; a maple bowl with a walnut base; a madrone burl bowl; a myrtle burl vase; and an osage orange bowl. Bottom row: a glass vessel; “Early Flight,” a zebrawood bowl that is the first piece in the “Flight” series; a footless mesquite bowl; a spalted Chilean mesquite vessel; and a glass vessel.