Cherry Wood Bowl, FREYA, Hand Turned Wooden Dish

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$65.00
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FREYA is a cherry wood bowl that I hand turned on my lathe from wood responsibly sourced right here in Bourbon County, Kentucky. While I prefer to keep wood completely natural, I knew this beautiful piece of cherry was structurally unsound and would not survive being turned on the lathe. So I made the decision to use clear epoxy to reinforce the piece. While visible (see photos), the epoxy was used in such a way that it does not detract from the natural beauty of the wood.

This cherry wood bowl measures approximately 7-1/2" wide, 2-1/2" tall, and 2" deep and was polished with food safe walnut oil. Care instructions for the wood are included with the purchase of this piece.

Even though the wood is dry, it's always good to keep in mind that wood is a material that is constantly changing. Changes in humidity and temperature may cause wood to move, and if there are knots or inclusions, these can cause some movement in the wood after it's been turned since tension has been released.

If this occurs, it's often barely noticeable, but I always like for people to be aware that this can happen at times. I view it as a unique aspect of the material I work with, and as someone that loves knots, bark, and various inclusions, I embrace that the wood is going to do what the wood is going to do, so to speak. 🙂

It's also good to be mindful of avoiding exposure of the wood to prolonged moisture, direct sunlight, and excessive heat, which can cause more dramatic movement, cracking, or color change.

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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We plan to continue releasing a limited number of my unique handmade wood bowls, turned wooden trays, lidded vessels, and other items for sale here in our own online shop, so please check back regularly. To view the rest of our available catalog of functional wood art, please visit our Etsy shop!
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What collectors of my work are saying…

“Henry” has a home. I’m certain he will keep it as warm as the tale behind him and be just tough enough as his material, to take on three rowdy boys. Support living artisans! When you do, you will have greater appreciation for the work put into it. My friends were very grateful for the piece and so am I, because I’ll get to see him over the years. Thank you, Tanya. (I may knock on your shop door, one day!)
Khaled B.
Creekview Woodshop displays the work of two very talented young ladies. Tanya makes the most beautiful pieces from wood that many woodworkers would put in the burn pile. They are magnificent! I have purchased for friends, my son, and myself. And Lori displays and photographs Tanya’s woodturnings, showing them as exhibit pieces! I love following them on Facebook where I get to see the latest gorgeous wood pieces.
Marsha C.
A beautiful keepsake plate in form and also in history. To know the age of this beloved tree that sadly died, makes each piece of it sacred and irreplaceable. If only these trees could talk and tell us all that they’ve seen. Silent witnesses of generations past. I’m grateful to the owner of this shop for sharing interesting stories, which she always seems to do. She helps you feel a part of history. She also gives excellent customer service and ships fast. I just really love this artist and her store. I can’t rate her highly enough!
Jeanette H.
The walnut platter named Joseph is sooooo...... Beautiful. Buy with confidence from this extraordinary artist.
Katherine S.

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To view additional pieces of my functional wood art for sale, click here to visit our ETSY Shop. If you want to purchase items from both Etsy AND this store, please contact us as we are more than happy to relocate items so that you may make a single purchase in one location.

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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