Christopher W. Cantwell Woodworks
Christopher creates both wall art and sculpture using wood inlay techniques. All the colors that you see are the natural colors of the wood, nothing has been dyed. He uses over 200 different kinds of wood. Some pieces have all 200 kinds in them.
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"Meaningless Mathematics" Series
More Wall Art
The 100 woods include the following:
African Blackwood, African Ebony, Amboyna Burl, Ash, Basswood, Batok, Bay Laurel, Bayo, Billy Webb, Black Acacia, Black Bull Hoof, Black Locust, Bloodwood, Bocote, Brazilian Kingwood, Brazilian Satinwood, Breadnut, Briar Burl, Bubinga, Buckeye Burl, California Walnut, Canarywood, Carob, Castillian, Boxwood, Chakte Kok, Che Chen, Cheesewood, Chico Sapote, Cocobolo, Coolibah Burl, Corkwood, Cuban Mahogany, Desert Rosewood, Desert Ironwood, Eastern Maple, Eastern Maple, Eastern Walnut, English Beech, English Walnut, Eucalyptus, Fir, Gidgee, Goncalo Alves, Granadillo, Holly, Honduras Mahogany, Honduras Rosewood, Imbuyu, Indian Ebony, Indian Rosewood, Iron Bark, Jarrah Burl, Jatoba, Katalox, Kekatong, Koa, Kwilla, Live Oak, Lytchee Fruit, Machiche, Madagascar Rosewood, Manzanita, Marblewood, Masar Birch, Monkey Pod, Mulberry, Mystery Wood, Nargusta, Narra, New Guinea Walnut, Nicaraguan Cocobolo, Nicaraguan Rosewood, Osage Orange, Padauk, Palo Escrito ,Parakingwood, Parota, Partridgewood, Pau Ferro, Pearwood, Philipine Ebony, Pink Ivorywood, Pistachio, Prima Vera, Purpleheart, Quebracho, Rose Myrtle, Sumatran Raintree, Santa Maria, Satinwood, Shedua, Sinoqualine, Spalted Madrone, Teak, Thuyu Burl, Tulipwood, Tulpay, Tzalam, Verawood, Wenge, Western Maple, Wild Olive, Yellow Box Burl, Yew, Zebrawood, Ziricote
The 200 woods also include the following:
Acacia Baileyana, Alder, Almond, Anani, Asian Satinwood, Ata Ata, Barberry, Belize Rosewood, Beri Beris, Bethabara, Bing Cherry, Birch, Black Heart Sassafras, Black Limba, Black/White Ebony, Blue Mahoe, Box Elder, Brazilian Cherry, Burdock, Butternut, Carapa, Cedar, Chakte Viga, Cherry, Chinquapin, Cloroleucon Mangense, Dio Sisc, Dragons Blood, Elm Burl, Epilete, Florida Rosewood, Freijo, French Walnut, Golden Oak, Green Papear, Greenheart, Grenadillo, Guadalcanal Grey, Hickory, Huisache, Indio Fruittree, Iroko, Ivory Wood, Jacaranda, Jacote Fraile, Jaquer, Karri, Lacewood, Lilac Burl, Louro Preto, Maidou Burl, Majagua, Mallee Burl, Merbau, Milo, Monterey Cypress, Monterillo, Muhama, Mulga, Oakroot, Ohialehui, Oluega Tesota, Orange Agate, Padau Burl, Pau Rosa, Paudiua, Peachwood, Pernambuco, Peruvian Walnut, Pink Flame, Plum, Poplar, Punte, Queenwood, Rajado, Red Gum, Red Luan, Redwood, Resin Vein Eucalyptus, Rewa Rewa, Royalwood, Sandalwood, Santos Mahogany, Sapele, Sassafras, Sasea Muhoyany, Silk Oak, Silver Beech, Sipo, Sonoran Ironwood, Startree, Stinkwood, Sucupira, Sycamore, Tamarind, Tambootie, Tan Oak, Tatajube, Tigre Crispi, Verdicillo, Yard Bush
Some or All of the following Shells are also included in the 100 and 200 wood inlays:
Awabi, Green and Red Abalones, Clam Shell, Washboard Mussel, Fresh Water Pearl Green and Red Snail, Paua, Mother of Pearl (Black, Bronze, Pink, Gold and White)