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"Stool," by Joanne Shima, Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Mahogany, wenge, milk paint, suede and gold leaf. Dimensions: H: 36 in., W: 17 in., D: 17 in.

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Traditional furniture has its place, but woodworkers like to follow flights of fancy, too, unleashing their imaginations to explore wilder horizons. Often the elements that emerge in such fanciful works are animal forms: birds, serpents and humans are just a few that appear here. Other imaginative flights produce more spacial or geometric forms or play with illusion. Though some of these pieces aren't functional In the traditional sense, they do fulfill a function nonetheless. They satisfy a fundamental human desire for mystery and delight.

"Stool," by Joanne Shima, Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Mahogany, wenge, milk paint, suede and gold leaf. Dimensions: H: 36 in., W: 17 in., D: 17 in.

Want to see your work in Gallery ? Send photographs and a description of the piece to: AMERICAN WOODWORKER, 33 E. Minor St., Ermnaus, PA 18098. Only black and white prints (4x5 in. or larger) or color slides will be accepted. Please do not send color prints or snap-shots. Enclose a self-addressed envelope for return of photos.

"Music Stand," by Joanne Shima, Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Hand carved, stained mahogany, ebonued oak. Dimensions: H: 40 in., W: 20 in., D: 19 in.

"Heron, Bird Bowt,H by Ul and Michael 0'Donnel, Caithness, Scotland. Green-turned sycamore, painted head. Dimensions: H: 4 in., Dia.: 11 in.

"Music Stand," by Joanne Shima, Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Hand carved, stained mahogany, ebonued oak. Dimensions: H: 40 in., W: 20 in., D: 19 in.

"Heron, Bird Bowt,H by Ul and Michael 0'Donnel, Caithness, Scotland. Green-turned sycamore, painted head. Dimensions: H: 4 in., Dia.: 11 in.

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