Viking Bed -

Replica of one of several beds found in the Oseberg Ship dating from 850 AD.
The Oseberg ship was excavated in the early 1900’s and is now on display in the Viking Ship Museum in Oslo.
Douglas fir
100"L x 61"W x 59"H

Bergen Place

Seattle(Ballard), Washington
58" x 58" x 3"

Comb


Dragon Portal

inspired by the elaborate carvings found around the entrances to Norwegian Stave Churches 
red cedar
102"H x 55"W

God Tine

 

Leif Erikson Plaza -

New granite base for Leif Erikson statue (August Werner, 1962, Seattle, WA) and 13 new rune-like basalt stones forming the shape of a Viking ship, each with a Viking inspired image and the names of Nordic immigrants.
basalt, granite, stainless steel
60" x 30"

Leif Erikson Plaza -

New granite base for Leif Erikson statue (August Werner, 1962, Seattle, WA) and 13 new rune-like basalt stones forming the shape of a Viking ship, each with a Viking inspired image and the names of Nordic immigrants.
basalt, granite, stainless steel
60" x 30"

Loki


Odin’s Ravens -

Odin, god of poetry, battle and death, is the central sculpted face. Flanking him are his ravens. His two wolves are painted in negative space, in NW Coast native style, on each side of the panel.
red cedar, dyed rope
57"H x 48"W x 12"D

Oseberg I

mahogany, yellow cedar
30"H x 30"W x 3"D

Oseberg II

mahogany, red cedar
34"H x 31"W x 8"D

Ragnarok -

Portrays the Viking myth of the apocalptic final battle between the gods and the giants in which virtually all life is destroyed.
Out of this chaos an Eagle flies bringing a new age. Humanity returns; foremost is Balder (sone of Odin), inside the Eagle.
yellow cedar
36" diameter

Saga Oseberg -

Jay Haavik was selected in 2010 by the New Oseberg Ship Foundation, in Tonsberg, Norway, to be the lead wood carver for the building of a replica of the famous Oseberg Viking ship. The “Saga Oseberg” was launched in June, 2012.

“Stavekirke Maske” (Stave Church Mask)

Bracket masks, reflected in this panel, are found in the interior columns of Norwegian stave churches.
red cedar, mdf
34”x31”x6”

Tine


"Tongues Across the Bering Sea" Trestle Table -

Portraying a dream, this Scandinavian style trestle table’s top contains carved figures in Scandinavian and Northwest Coast native style. The silver inlay is water coming out of the Whales’s blowhole.
cherry, yellow cedar, silver
72"Lx36"Wx28"H

Urnes II -

Carved panel inspired by the Urnes Stave Church portals. The church is found on Norway's west coast and dates from 800 AD. The motif's form is unique to stave church portals and is the origin of the "Urnes" style of Viking art.
Yellow cedar, dyed rope
40" x 34"

Urnes Stave Church Portal Replica (Borgund Stave Church Visitor's Center, Norway)

Started in 2005 by Bjarte Aarseth and Boni Wiik and finished by Jay Haavik in 2006. The piece remains unfinished at the top to show the transition from finished carving, rough carving, drawing, and rough timber.
Norwegian Pine
102"H x 55"W

Norwegian Wolf

yellow and red cedar
34" x 29" x 3"

Oseberg Tine

Red Cedar
29”L x 13”W x 14”H

Animal Head Post #174

Yellow Cedar
21”H (without base)

Stave Church Dragon

Mahogany & Yellow Cedar
29”L x 13”W x 14”H