Welcome to the archive of Michelle Holzapfel. Michelle Holzapfel (born Michelle Chasse on December 9, 1951, Woonsocket, Rhode Island) is an American woodturner and a participant in the American Craft movement. Please see Michelle Holzapfel's Wikipedia entry for more information.
Drawings which explore the amphora form.
I’ve often referred to my materials--especially burls and spalted woods--as ‘gems.’ And my work is akin to that of the lapidary: burls are rare, and…
The bespoke form: when the wood wears itself How to make the most of the inherent character of my material? Completely...
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An essay presented at the World Turning Conference Friday, April 23, 1993
World Turning Conference sponsored by the Wood Turning Center,…
A short essay in remembrance of James Prestini.