Carved Big Leaf Maple Bowl
This Big Leaf Maple wood bowl has a has a hand-carved leaf pattern on a raised center and a quilted figured throughout.
Big Leaf Maple wood is unlike most of domestic hardwoods available in that the lighter sapwood is more commonly used than the darker heartwood. It is a non-endangered species (Acer macrophyllum) of maple native to the coastal regions of Pacific North America .
The piece is signed by the artist on the bottom with pyography and finished in Dr. Ray's Genuine Bee Oil, a completely food-safe mixture of beeswax and mineral oil.