Alpenglow Wood Works, is veteran owned and operated. Scott started in Raku pottery in college and developed that into a side business over the years, focusing on Hollow Form Vessels. In 2008, he switched mediums from clay to wood. Through a lot of experimentation and trial and error, he honed his craftsmanship over time.
Each burl is selected for its resemblance of a mountain range. This is the start to the art and design of each piece. The burls vary from North American to Australian and Amazonian. They are then casted in a mold with acrylic resin. The casted piece then goes on the wood lathe for the turning process. Followed by a three stage polishing process. Each piece is unique and one of a kind. Currently they are created in three different sizes, 3.5" 5.5" and 8.5'" tall. Custom orders are welcome.
The inspiration for each piece comes from the beauty of the mountains and forest. Through the years I have lived in Lake Tahoe, Alaska and returned back to Colorado. Always surrounded by the beauty of the mountains, I have tried to encapsulate the mountains, to bring that to your home.