spalted maple & cherry


Alexandra is a turned wood box that I handcrafted from spalted maple and cherry woods.

For the bowl I used maple responsibly sourced here in Bourbon County, Kentucky. The lid is made from a re-purposed old cherry wood board. The heartwood of the cherry wood board is very dark while the sapwood is lighter creating a unique contrast on this lid.

Without the lid, this wood turned box measures approximately 3-1/2″ wide, 2-1/2″ tall, and 2″ deep. With the lid the measurements are 4″ wide by 3″ tall. I finished the wood with high friction polish to enhance its natural color, grain, and tone.

Care instructions are included with the purchase of this piece.

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A little about me….
I’m a historical archaeologist and spend my days excavating sites, analyzing artifacts, and writing up my findings. When I’m not in the field, you’ll find me in my woodshop. I primarily use found and reclaimed wood from here in Central Kentucky. It’s my hope that incorporating elements of the wood as I found it into each piece serves as a reminder that the object you see once was part of a beautiful, living tree. Learn more about me and my shop here.

Creekview Woodshop donates a portion of every sale to Green Forests Work, a nonprofit dedicated to re-establishing healthy and productive forests on formerly mined lands in Appalachia.

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