Adrian Stanciu has been a woodworker for over 25 years, creating works of art in Manitou Springs, Colorado. Wood gives me the opportunity to combine art, creativity, and construction, while releasing the unique beauty created by nature. The vast majority of my turnings come from trees that are dead or diseased and would otherwise be destined for the fireplace. I especially enjoy salvaging wood, giving the tree a second life, and allowing many individuals to appreciate its beauty. With wood’s natural variations, a lifetime of work won’t come close to exhausting the endless possibilities. Though some of the shapes may be recreated, due to the uniqueness of the material, no two wood pieces are the
My work has been featured in several stores and galleries in Colorado.