Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen

I’ve recently completed two Maple cutting boards done for Chapman’s Store in Fairlee, Vermont. These were completely hand made by yours truly. Maple is a very hard wood, perfect for withstanding knife blades. It was finished with 4 coats ofPure Tung Oil thinned with Citrus Solvent. Then polished with one coat of Soapstone Sealer. AllContinue reading “Cutting Boards for Chapman’s Store, new pyrography art by Jay Trefethen”

One Year Ago….At The Helm

It was a year ago this month that I created the pyrography piece At The Helm. It was done on a birch cradled panel that I made myself. It is notable for being the first piece of serious personal work I had done in woodburning. All woodburnings before this were commissioned. After getting dozens ofContinue reading “One Year Ago….At The Helm”

September Art Recap

September was a busy month for me. I completed four pieces of art, two oil paintings and two wood burnings. I’m still focusing on relatively small pieces, as they can be done in a reasonable amount of time. I’m really missing the larger pieces though, so I’m going to have to go back to thoseContinue reading “September Art Recap”

About Jay Trefethen

I am a self taught artist living in Bradford, Vermont. I build furniture at the world famous Pompanoosuc Mills and create pyrography art for a livelihood. My pyrography, also known as woodburning art, can be seen locally around the Upper Valley area of New Hampshire and Vermont. I aslo create orginal oil on canvas paintings,Continue reading “About Jay Trefethen”

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