Woodturning and Maple Burl Tons of character in this Maple Burl Bowl between the hard wood and the new yellow sapwood. It does not get better than this. My artist signature is on base. What is Burl? When you see a round bump on a tree that is a burl. It is not a tumor or tree cancer. This is a defensive action the tree uses to protect itself after insect invasion or storm damage. Burl is highly sought after by wood workers because of the grain patterns that are exhibi
Description This is a Large Walnut Bowl featuring a decorative rim. It is no surprise that Walnut is so much in demand. The colors are always rich and the wood cuts beautifully. Handmade on a wood lathe this bowl features beautiful grain and colorful brown markings. The rich brown earth tone colors and age rings make this a special bowl with tons of character. It is not often I find walnut wood this large with these gorgeous patterns. This bowl is perfect centerpiece for a t
Description Maple Bowl with rim features beautiful and unique grain patterns. The size is 8 inch diameter by 2 inches high. Every once in a while I get an incredible piece of wood like this. My theory is that the uglier the raw material appears it is hiding a beautiful interior. Such is the case with the log from which this wood bowl came. Wood Grain and Patterns The patterns in a wood log are actually predictable as a Maker gains experience processing wood for projects.