Joanne Sauvageau

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Location: Whitecourt, Alberta

I live and create my art work in Whitecourt Alberta, where I live with my husband (Bill Patterson) and 5 year old Golden Retriever (Charlie).
I have always had an interest in creating art in it’s many mediums but none have brought as much passion as woodturning.I taught myself to turn about 4 years ago and it continues to be a great passion! I lose all concept of time when I stand at my lathe with a wonderful piece of wood. Each piece of wood has it’s own unique character. The woodchips fly and reveal the hidden treasures within. I have worked with exotic woods but my favorite continues to be birch. It’s plain grain is a great canvas to incorporate carving and pyrography into my work! Turning provides an outlet for me to create both utilitarian objects and art. It has opened a whole new world of discovery into other mediums such as copper, leather and stone. But perhaps the most rewarding has been the opportunity to interact with other like-minded wood artists. I have never met a group of people so eager and willing to share their technique and craft!
It is my wish that my work will inspire and bring joy to all who view or own it.

-- Joanne Sauvageau

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commented on Tractor Tires and IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT MAY BE USEFUL TO ALL OF YOU 12-14-2017 04:24 PM
commented on Tractor Tires and IMPORTANT INFORMATION THAT MAY BE USEFUL TO ALL OF YOU 12-14-2017 04:22 PM
commented on Wooden Marble Roller Machine 12-14-2017 01:47 AM
commented on Trout Marquetry 12-14-2017 01:44 AM
commented on The Medieval Box 12-13-2017 02:37 PM
added project The Medieval Box 12-13-2017 01:53 AM
commented on THIS JIG WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER, video 12-08-2017 03:46 PM
commented on PYRO DESIGN, CONTINUING THE ADVENTURE. DONE 12-04-2017 01:32 PM
commented on AN ADVENTURE IN WOOD TURNING, captured in orbit 12-04-2017 01:11 AM
commented on Copper Treasure 12-03-2017 01:24 AM
commented on Copper Treasure 12-02-2017 02:25 AM
added project Copper Treasure 12-02-2017 12:45 AM
commented on THIS THAT AND THEN, simple quick idea 12-02-2017 12:30 AM
added project Some Bowl 11-17-2017 03:22 AM
commented on Lacey Hollow Form 11-14-2017 01:09 PM

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400 posts in 660 days

#1 posted 04-07-2017 01:44 AM

I can see your work bring joy. Beautiful Vase!

-- Bruce - Indiana - Sawdust is just, MAN GLITTER!

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#2 posted 05-24-2017 06:31 PM

Beautiful work! Amazing job with the carving and finish too. It looks like pottery.

-- Rodney, Centralia, WA, USA

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#3 posted 05-24-2017 07:08 PM

Had a lifelong friend with same last name in Montana.. wonder if the Sauvageau name is related.. his family was from small town in North Dakota.. love your flask and bowl!

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#4 posted 11-14-2017 12:20 PM

Your wish has come true it seems Everyone Loves your Work.

-- TomB

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