Woodworker & Jeweler
Dan Gaube started his business, Art Naturally Speaking, in 2005 and all of his woodwork
and jewelry is inspired from nature. He has had his workshop in Kings Beach, CA for 11
years and has the luxury of working just a few minutes walking distance to the shoreline
of Lake Tahoe. His mission is to transform elements of nature into modern works of art.
Gaube’s woodwork involves intricate craftsmanship, often specializing in inlay work and
complex joinery. All have a natural feel, with modern edge. His woodworking repertoire
includes tables, chairs, clocks, lamps, wall art, sculptures, shelving and mirrors. He
tries to use sustainable practices as much as possible when gathering materials for his
The original idea to create jewelry stemmed from recycling leftover scraps from
woodworking projects. His jewelry has since evolved into unique one-of- a-kind mixed
media work, often incorporating colorful materials such as abalone, wood, gemstones,
metal, sea glass, etc.
Dan has been very involved in showcasing his work at various art shows throughout the
state of California. He works on commission for many sources, from private
homeowners to elegant restaurants. His passion for nature fuels so much devoted
energy into all of his creations.