Highlighting the choreographic skills of a past "Timberstone Turnings" customer. This image represents a small sampling of the over 5,000 hair sticks sold on ETSY since 2009.
The first of hopefully many different interpretive series. This is the original "Lord and the Lion", signed and dated, #001. This piece along with the next several will be included in the "Gifted To" series representing those pieces that have been "gifted" to others.
Following the "Gifted To" series, subsequent reproductions will likewise be signed, dated and re-numbered, beginning at #001, thus excluding the recipients of the "Gifted To" series.
This series opens up a whole new world of possibilities, be they sun catchers, wall decor or yard art. Combining unique designs and incorporating wood, gemstones, paua and multi-colored resins, the possibilities are endless.
The Nativity scene in the above photo is the first in the "Nativity Series", and is numbered 001.
Hair sticks, or any woodworking endeavor for that matter produce what is otherwise known as "scrap". Having never deeply analyzed why all of the "scrap" was saved over the years, the purpose has now become clear.
Royce Douglas Designs represents the "Overflow" thoughts and inspirations of a simple hair stick maker. Having explored a variety of mixed media over the years, this space will be reserved for those pieces which incorporate a little bit of everything learned along the journey.
Any pieces displayed on this website will be offered through private sales only. If you find something of interest, just send us a note, and we can discuss the details.
This is our close knit group of friends, Erin and Doug in the middle. For the past 2 years, after having reconnected at our 40th year high school reunion, we get together every Friday afternoon for conversation over a beer and appetizer.
This piece is a curved free standing engraved photo on curly maple and inlaid with a lapis border.
Erin's business card reads "Director of Everything Else", and she does exactly that. Every morning after she has posted sticks for sale and packaged everything, she's off to the post office, along with the daily laundry list of supplies needed in the shop. This tiny little business could not operate without her dedication.
As an ex-banker, there's really not much to say about me, other than that I've been truly blessed with the gifts I've been given, and I love what I do.
Rounding out the team are Ivy and Reggie, our own little private source of entertainment.