Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

From Canada: Turnings by Rob Tukham, RJT Miniatures

Rob Tukham of RJT Miniatures, Canada has been creating turnings since 1999. His materials have expanded to include exotic hardwoods, acrylics, brass, soapstone, aluminum, and tropical palm nuts. He also makes the occasional garden bench, Japanese style table, and other interesting pieces. His wife Kate does the photography, setting up of show displays, etc.  rtukham@telus.net, http://rjtminiatures.com

Aluminum cocktail shaker and martini glass set rests on a kidney-shaped plexiglas table.
"Live edge" Ironwood and Blackwood bench with turned palm nuts.
Pots of Gold. Turned Boxwood has been lacquered, overlaid with 24 carat gold leaf, and topped with a Blackwood lid.
Trio of Asian inspired exotic wood creations.
Rob's interpretation of art glass. Turned acrylic pieces in a rainbow of colors.

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