Maple Bowl with Honu burning by Tom Young 6″x 2″ $230

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Maple Bowl with Honu burning by Tom Young 6″x 2″ $230

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About the Artist

Tom Young is a member of The American Association of Woodturners and a charter member of the Honolulu Woodturners Club.  He is self-taught, beginning in 1990 to turn bowls from local Hawaiian woods and selected other species.

Tom’s bowls are typically about 1/8 inch thick.  The larger the diameter of the bowl, the thicker the walls.  The bowls are sanded with 1000 grit sandpaper, and finished with multiple coats of a Danish type oil.  After that the pieces are polished using Tripoli and White Diamond, and then finally coated with carnauba wax and buffed.

Artist Statement

“I consider my pieces artistic woodturnings as opposed to utilitarian.  They are thin, consistent throughout, and finely finished. The shape flows and does not have any abrupt changes in the curve. While some of the pieces may also be useful, they are made as a visual and tactile art form.  They are things to admire on a shelf, on the table, or in a collection. They are things to be picked up and caressed.”

Maple

Maple wood is incredibly strong, looks great, and stains nicely.The sapwood of the Maple is a white hue with pitch fleck and mineral streaks adding some reddish-brown tints to it, though the color will deepen some with age. The heartwood, on the other hand, is brownish-red, which can sometimes be quite dark, though will naturally become mellower with age.

 

Weight and measurement in the ‘additional information’ tab includes packing for shipping.

Maple Bowl with Honu burning by Tom Young 6″x 2″ $230

Additional information

Weight 6.1 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 8 in