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Thomas R. Schrunk describes himself as an artist in lustrous materials (see A Closer Look, FWW #182). Recently, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune described him as a “virtuoso of veneer.” In addition to creating wood-veneer patterns for Steinway pianos, floors, and furniture, he also works in lustrous metal and his latest medium, lustrous concrete. To see examples of his work in all three media, go to his Web site.
October 28, 2010
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