Dave Kaufmann, a retired contractor, grew up in Arizona, where he was heavily influenced by Native American design. Following early retirement, he began experimenting with wood turning. He has always loved working with wood, whether in construction, furniture making, or on the lathe.
Dave takes great joy in seeing woods that are generally passed over, become beautiful pieces of art. Taking a rough, ugly, cast aside piece of wood and with skill and technique, letting the inner beauty of the wood emerge. Read more.