The Wonder of Wood

Turning Timber into Treasure

This Oak bowl Is from a rather interesting part of an old Oak tree It has knots, cracks, and bark inclusions and is spalted in part. It is charred on the outside to contrast with the colourful inside. The bowl…
This is a heavy English Oak bowl with an undercut rim. It is finished with shellac, oil and wax. It is quarter sawn to show of the medullary ray The Bowl Measures 10 1/2"  x 3"
This bowl has been turned from ash It stands on its wings and the centre is suspended. It has been charred, then it is brushed to expose the grain. It is then oiled and limed It is 11" long and…
This unusual and original piece is turned from Sapele. It has a rebate in the rim that is filled with loose shells and enclosed in a clear tiffany style Glass ring. It is finished with oil and wax. 11" Diameter.…
This is a small bowl turned from an unspecified hardwood it is pale yellow in colour and finished with oil and wax.
This very imposing bowl is turned from Mahogany. The center is aggressively sanded to expose the variance between the soft and hard wood rings of the timber. This gives an uneven surface which is ebonised and finger painted with a…
This sapele bowl is nicely balanced with a good height to width ratio. It has an oil and wax finish and would make a nice fruit bowl. It has a rich red/brown colouring and a soft sheen. 9 1/2" Diameter.…
This bowl is turned from Canadian cherry wood. It has a Reversed ogee form on the exterior and a broad rim with a Random pyrographed pattern. 9 1/2" Diameter.  
This Oak bowl is turned on the outside and deeply charred. The outside is then polished. Next the inside is turned and finished, leaving a thick wall to give the bowl a heavy feel.   A bowl like this would…