L. G. Cullens Art Sampler


Lifelong interests of L. G. Cullens included woodworking and art until around the year 2000. Following is a sampling of how those interests took shape. 


Celtic Treasure Chest
(18” x 10” x 14”) 
Marquetry work with hand carved embellishment and gold seams.  
Main box is birds-eye maple.  Retained in the family.


Serious Play 
(coffee table sized) 
Wolves carved from white birch, terrain from cherry and base is tiger maple. 
In a private collection.


Tree Box 
(7” x 19” x 7”) 
Marquetry work on walnut box
Done as a personal container for a wood samples collection.


Whimsical carving 
(approx 12” high) 
Done for a Public Television fundraiser.


Puzzle Box 
(12” x 14” x 6”) 
Tiger segments shaped from various natural woods
(black is stained basswood – not ebony), 
background is padauk and box is tiger maple. 
A commission.


Men's accessory box
(approx. 14" x 12" x 4")
A commission


Celtic Dragons
(approx. 16" wide)
A marquetry work the wife
claimed for a wall hanging.


Tortoise Box 
(approx 16” wide) 
A gift to friends on their 50th anniversary.


Portrait Bust 
(approx. 14” high) 
A practice carving of and for a friend's daughter.


Southwest Jewelry Box
(16" x 12" x 12")
Walnut and maple box with inlaid folding cover.
Created for my wife.


Sacred Family 
(approx. 24" wide)
Whales carved from white birch, base from tiger maple. 
In a private collection.


Accessory boxes
(8" x 4" x 1")
Created in many different woods and styles.
A bread and butter item.


Rose
(approx. 11" high)
Created for my wife out of natural woods.


An early diorama
(approx. 16" wide)
can't recall disposition


Decorative dried flower box
(approx. 6" x 6" x 5")
Built playing around, then sold.


Bears
(approx. 18" base)
Early work donated to Forest Society


Rolltop Oak chest
(approx. 36" x 18" x 30")
A commission.