Tons of character in this Maple Burl Bowl between the hard wood and the new growth yellow sapwood. It does not get better than this. What is Burl? When you see a round bump on a tree that is a burl. It is highly sought after by all wood workers because of the grain patterns that are exhibited on the finished piece. Here is a link with a more scientific definition https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burl
Tired of searching for your keys and phone. This Maple Bowl is the perfect catch-all for cell phone or jewelry for dropping them in when you get home or go to sleep. You just have to remember to put the items into the bowl and life will be easier.
Picture a beautiful handmade wood bowl similar to this one on your table. It is not often one finds wood with these gorgeous patterns. The wood species is Maple Burl with very unusual markings. This bowl is perfect for fruits, salads, candy or simply a display piece for the table. My artist’s signature, Alan Adler is on base. and I design all items in my studio in Montvale, NJ USA.
An item will be perfect in your home or as a gift.
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