ROCK FALLS, Ill. (KWQC) – The table saw is buzzing. The wood chips falling. Tom Boerjan of Rock Falls is in his element.
Tom built a shop on his property. It’s the place where precision and pride are put into every piece he makes.
Boerjan is a wizard with wood. He makes stunning bowls, vases, coffee tables and other handmade items from maple, cherry, and walnut.
He got interested in woodturning about four years ago.
It’s a skill which requires precision in every measurement he makes. There is little margin for mistakes.
Boerjan has given several to friends and family as personal gifts. He believes wood has a natural beauty and warmth to it. Tom Terrific! The wizard with wood.