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Maple Ambrosia Wooden Bowl

This Maple Ambrosia Wooden Bowl features incredible markings from Ambrosia Beetle damage. This Salad Bowl is rich in color from the hardwood growth that occurs near the center of the tree. The white sapwood is new growth growing close to the bark. This bowl shows unique contrasting character features between hardwood and sapwood. This wood bowl features a wide concave rim. The brown streaks are made by the Ambrosia Beetle when they attack the tree.  As they eat their way through the tree brown marks are left behind. Notice the small black dots.  These are the entry and exit points.  Unfortunately this infestation will kill the tree.  The wood is highly sought after by wood artists and furniture makers.  

Maple is a hardwood common in the Northeast. The colors in this piece are extraordinary.  The colors are rich and the wood turns beautifully. Handmade on a wood lathe this bowl features beautiful grain with tons of character. This bowl is a perfect centerpiece for your table. Picture a gorgeous bowl with apples and oranges on your kitchen table. My signature is on the base.

Gift Ideas

Looking for a perfect bowl for your home decor.  An item like this Maple Ambrosia Wooden Bowl will be perfect in your home or as a gift to a special friend.  You know that the 5th Anniversary Wedding Gift happens to be wood.  You can check out other Wood bowls you may like especially this Ambrosia Bowl which is also maple, but has markings created by insects infesting the tree.

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I produce all items on this website in my studio in Montvale, NJ USA.

Care for Wood Bowls

  1. Keep out of direct sunlight and minimize exposure to wide swings in humidity levels

  2. Do not wash with water, but if necessary use only a damp cloth.

  3. Wax lightly with a quality food safe wax or oil and buff to restore the luster.


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