A small bowl made of Beech. This is one of a pair I made with my daughter. The dark banding is applied by holding a chisel edge to the wood until the heat builds up enough to scorch the wood. Finish is Shellac.
This is a large bowl made of Purple Heart (Peltogyne). This is one of the hardest woods in the world. It’s very difficult to work (this broke a roughing gouge clean in half). The colour of the wood is light brown when cut and it turns shades of purple once the fresh wood is exposed […]
This is a small Tea Light made from a Banksia Nut as a bit of an experiment. The nut is a bit like a pine cone, its full of holes and has several layers of different qualities. The outer is a hard nut like shell, underneath that is a mass of fibers and this gives […]