A stay-at-home dad whose shop is a converted garage in Damariscotta, Maine, Jacques Vesery has been turning and carving since boyhood. He turns most of his pieces and carves them with flex-shaft rotary grinders and burning tools. This seemingly impossible egg and platter is just one example of his amazing work.

Listen to an audio slideshow to hear Vesery talk about his work, and read his companion article detailing one of his trademark carving techniques by clicking on the companion links below.

From Fine Woodworking #192