16” x 16”
Maple & ebony
Inspired by the election of Barack Obama.
Myrtlewood and ebony
Created from individually created tapered rings.
Maple, Texas ebony, bloodwood, and mesquite
The number 13 is well represented: there are 13 sets of rings, the spiral makes 13 revolutions before joining back to itself, along with the 13” diameter and the 13-degrees of tilt. For early Egyptians, 13 was considered their lucky number. Eternal life (immortality) was associated with the thirteenth step.
Myrtlewood and mesquite on a granite base
Inspired by a nursery song and the 2010 mid-term election resulting almost total inaction by the US Congress.