Turned from a section of silver maple, pin burl figure graces the face of this piece and I added contrast to the meandering natural-edge rim with a dark glaze. Light curly figure in back, feathered figure at the base, and three delicate bubinga splines visually anchor a hairline crack on one side. 


The finish is hand-rubbed oil/varnish blend in gloss, then hard waxed and buffed out. 


Dimensions: 7"L x 6.5"W x 5.5"H

Natural Rim Maple Burl Pot- Sold

SKU: SG264
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Member, American Association of Woodturners


My primary wood source is local trees that were diseased, storm damaged, or in the path of construction. Most of this type of wood is best suited for artisan pieces, but beautiful wood can be found locally and I search hard for it. I also purchase exotic wood from wood dealers when I need stock to meet the requirements for a specific piece.

Under no circumstances do I use tree species listed as vulnerable or threatened by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, and I only purchase wood that is certified “Sustainably Harvested” by the Forest Stewardship Council. 

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