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Wendell Castle passes

by Loren
posted 01-25-2018 03:49 PM

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#1 posted 01-25-2018 04:11 PM

Is that a school desk? Amazing work. Hard to believe it works!

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#2 posted 01-25-2018 04:25 PM

Some of his furniture wasn’t very practical.
It was intended for display in museums and
private collections I suppose.

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#3 posted 01-25-2018 04:32 PM

One of my favorites of Castle; Ghost Clock. Made and carved as a unit,,,,Carved sheet was made from mahogany also and bleached.

-- "Tying shoelaces was way harder than learning to Whistle"

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#4 posted 01-25-2018 04:37 PM

Now that is fantastic work!!!
Sad he passed but I will be looking for his work.
Thanks for introducing his work to those of us who never knew it.

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#5 posted 01-25-2018 04:53 PM

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. There are several references about him on the internet. Here are a few links that I found interesting:

May he rest in creative peace.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#6 posted 01-25-2018 05:31 PM

Fine Woodworking posted an interview with him on YouTube.

-- Rick M,

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#7 posted 01-25-2018 05:45 PM

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#8 posted 01-25-2018 07:24 PM

Truly a great wood artist. Truly another of the great one’s passing.

-- Illigitimii non carburundum sum

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#9 posted 01-25-2018 08:41 PM

Is that a school desk? Amazing work. Hard to believe it works!

- pauldye

Looks like a highchair….the most amazing one that I’ve ever seen.

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#10 posted 01-26-2018 01:37 AM

Here sure left us some crazy sculptured wood art to look at. I wonder what will happen to his machines I like his 24 inch jointer.

-- Aj

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#11 posted 01-26-2018 03:02 AM

The image at the top is a high chair.

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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