Electrified WoodART

Electrified WoodART uses a high-voltage transformer to create fractal figures in wood by flowing electrical current across wood soaked with a chemical solution. The tree-like markings created in this process are often called Lichtenberg figures, after German physicist George Christoph Lichtenberg, who discovered (in 1777) the electrical discharge patterns now bearing his name. When used judiciously, Lichtenberg figures can enhance WoodART, but if not careful, can easily be overdone.

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Art enthusiasts, first-time buyers, and seasoned WoodART collectors are invited to explore Terry Alby’s Electrified WoodART Gallery for inspiration. We suggest you also visit the Turned and Carved Galleries for other artistic effects. If you see something you would like to add to your collection, or are inspired by what you see and would like to commission Terry to transform wood you own, cured wood from Terry’s stockroom, or from Terry’s inventory of partially-completed pieces into WoodART, contact Terry at: terry@albyart.com or 262-806-2086

Wood Availability

When ordering or commissioning a piece of WoodART from Terry, please remember that some wood may be available immediately for production. Specific wood you are looking for might be available in his inventory, or might need to be ordered from other wood suppliers or possibly found in a natural wooded area and then dried for a period of time prior to creation of the piece.

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