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Tuesday, 6 October 2020

Natural beauty

I have another wooden bowl, made by my friend Mick, the wood had cracks in so the bowls are not perfect, but I love them.

 These bowls both belong to my sister, they came from the same log, which was taken from a tree being cut down from our village, my sister asked if she could have a couple logs, forward a few years, she had stored them in her dry garage.


All of the pots have interesting marks and splits, I think in each case they add to the beauty of the pot, Mick has his own lathe and loves to turn wood, making these wonderful pots. There was a 4th bowl, but it split on the lathe, which in truth I though all the pots would break with a split running through the middle. 

I don't know what I will use my pot for, it's much smaller than the pot Mick made here, and it's a bit thicker, he did not go too fine as he wanted the pot to hold together. 

10 comments:

  1. They're beautiful, Marlene, I do love wood.

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  2. They are beautiful. I love wood.

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  3. Those splits in the wood would look beautiful with resin into which metallic powder has been mixed.

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  4. The splits add character. He did beautiful job.

    God bless.

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  5. Beautiful. I love wooden objects, they're so tactile. There's some very clever people who can make such fabulous things.

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  6. It's a lovely bowl, I'd be putting fruit in it if it were mine.

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  7. Beautiful bowls, it would make a good nut bowl for the festive season.

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  8. How lovely to have those bowls from logs from your village. Just as an ornament would suit me, just to look at.

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