HILLHOUSE ORIGINALS

Woodcarvings by Arne Bortnem


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Gallery of Utilitarian Ornamentation and Relief


Ale Hen
Carved in Pine
MANGLE BOARD
(Norwegian Ironing Tool)
Basswood

BELLOWS
Basswood

JORDYN' ROCKING CHAIR
Cherry wood

ME EAT--ME DRINK--ME SLEEP--ME STRONG--
NOW ME WORK
Scott family ancesters;
Raising a Sawmill in Jefferson Co. PA, 1797

KERNERSVILLE ORGAN PIPESHADE
Basswood


ACANATUS CLOCK
Basswood
Pattern from Johan Amrud


FIRE PLACE MANTLE
Ponderosa Pine
BENT WOOD SEWING BOX
Cherry, Maple, Basswood, Cedar--FOR SALE $900.00
SOLD

PIPE SHADES
Opus XVI, 1999
First Presbyterian Church
Christ Chapel
Greenville, TN

PIPE SHADES
Opus XXII, 1990
First United Methodist Church
Sioux Falls, SD
LEFSA BAKING STICKS
Maple

KUBBASTOL (LOG CHAIR)

Carved from a section of a basswood tree, First Place and Best of Show winner at National Folk Arts Festival, Vesterheim Museum, Dechora, IA