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Arborist Creates Artworks in His Wood-Turning Studio

Kevin Bassett creates works of art in his studio as a wood turner.
Kevin Bassett calls himself a tree-hugger. He's an arborist by day and enjoys wood turning in his off hours.

Thirty-five years of Kevin Bassett's 56-year life have been spent working with trees. "I'm a big-time tree-hugger," he says with a laugh.

By day, Bassett is a Plano-based certified arborist refining trees in the landscape. By night (and every other possible free moment), he's still refining trees, shaping them into works of art as a wood turner.


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Ms. Clare Miers

Ms. Miers is a Texas based features & general assignments news journalist/photojournalist and Dallas Life Writer for Sunday's Dallas Morning News.

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