Apple Burl / Bourbon County, KY

MICK is a live edge apple burl wood bowl that was hand turned on my lathe from wood sustainably sourced here in Bourbon County, Kentucky. This particular piece of apple wood was from the burl of the tree. Burls are knotty growths on trees where the wood has grown in a deformed manner. The deformation of the wood as the tree grew created a unique and visually striking grain when viewed from any vantage point.

Within the burl were voids and sections of decay. Hence, there are large holes and decayed portions of the wood, and the thicknesses of the walls change in relation to the natural disfigurement of the wood. The holes and decayed portions were left intact and add to the uniqueness of the piece.

The bowl is approximately 6-1/4″ at its widest point, 2-3/8″ tall, and 1-3/4″ deep and was finished with high friction polish, which brings out the natural changes in coloring, tone, and grain in the wood.

— SOLD —

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