Veneer Tech entry.  Futuristic art bike from maple and Walnut.

Veneer Tech entry. Futuristic art bike from maple and walnut.

Rear assembly and chainstay with Shimano Alfine Di2 electronic shift hub.

Rear assembly and chainstay with Shimano Alfine Di2 electronic shift hub.

Display seat from Madrone burl with functional maple suspension spring.

Display seat from madrone burl with functional maple suspension spring.

Walnut and maple handlebars in true “drop” shape.

Walnut and maple handlebars in true “drop” shape.

Maple and walnut wheel rims.

Maple and walnut wheel rims.

Head tube badge. Padauk and tiger maple.

Head tube badge. Padauk and tiger maple.

Sideview. Internal cables, adjustable rear dropouts.

Sideview. Internal cables, adjustable rear dropouts.

Rear triangle. Adjustable rear dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Rear triangle. Adjustable rear dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Completed bike.

Completed bike.

Rear triangle. Adjustable dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Rear triangle. Adjustable dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Tiger maple and cherry. Cherry feature stripe inlayed on sides of front triangle. Internal cables.

Sideview. Tiger maple and cherry. Cherry feature stripe inlayed on sides of front triangle. Internal cables.

Silver inlay. Mark creating sterling silver inlay on top tube.

Silver inlay. Mark creating sterling silver inlay on top tube.

Top tube. Sterling silver inlay on top tube.

Top tube. Sterling silver inlay on top tube.

Completed Bike. Mark built this whimsical bike to look like it’s made from nuts and bolts. The tubes, nuts, and “unions” actually screw together with functional threads, although it was glued solid for the final result to stiffen the assembly.

Completed Bike. Mark built this whimsical bike to look like it’s made from nuts and bolts. The tubes, nuts, and “unions” actually screw together with functional threads, although it was glued solid for the final result to stiffen the assembly.

Union. The wood is tiger maple tubes, walnut nuts, and cherry unions.

Union. The wood is tiger maple tubes, walnut nuts, and cherry unions.

Head tube.

Head tube.

Rear dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Rear dropouts, anodized aluminum.

Sideview. Tubes are hollow for internal cables. This bike has Shimano Di2 shifters.

Sideview. Tubes are hollow for internal cables. This bike has Shimano Di2 shifters.