Honest Abe

"Back in 2000, this hat won First Place in the turned wood/decorative category at the Kentucky State Fair," said Chris. "I couldn't believe it. This was the first time I had entered any competition with my work."

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More Than a Baseball Cap

This Red Sox insignia baseball cap is in the permanent collection of the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts (a suburb of Boston). The cap was first unveiled at a museum show entitled "Across the Grain: Turned and Carved Wood," April 10 through September 22, 2013.

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Who's On First?

"I always got a kick out of the Abbott and Costello comedy routine 'Who's On First?'," Chris said. "So, I thought, I need to turn that into a piece of art." He got his opportunity when the American Association of Woodturners held its annual invitational exhibition at the Louisville Slugger Museum in 2000. "Every year they have a theme for the symposium. That year it was 'Step Up to the Plate.'"

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