Neem Bowl by Tom Young 2.25″H x 6″D $150

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Neem Bowl by Tom Young 2.25″H x 6″D $150

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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.”

Neem

The neem tree, also known as the Indian lilac or margosa tree, has the scientific name Azadirachta indica and belongs to the botanical family Meliaceae. Mahogany trees belong to a different genus (Swietenia) of the same family. The wood of these two closely related trees have similar characteristics, including similar heartwood that ranges in color from reddish to reddish brown. This attractive color gives neem wood furniture an aesthetically pleasing appearance.

 

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

Neem Bowl by Tom Young 2.25″H x 6″D $150

Additional information

Weight 6.3 lbs
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 8.25 in

Honolulu, Hawaii (808) 596-0074