maple burl

HANK

Hank is a turned wooden plate that made from maple burl wood responsibly sourced in Fayette County, Kentucky.

This particular piece of maple 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.

Several small worm holes and natural holes/voids in the burl are visible along the plate’s edge and in the foot of the vessel. I left them as-is because they add to the uniqueness of the piece.

This turned wooden plate measures 5-3/8″ wide and approximately 1″ high. I finished the wood with high friction polish to enhance the natural changes in coloring, tone, and grain in the cedar wood.

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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