Ickebana turned from Buckeye Burl

By Eric Reeves, Woodturner, Eric Reeves, Woodturner

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Buckeye Burl is a sensational turning wood, with wonderful color and figure. The burl wood underground isn't much to look at, but it's busy absorbing surrounding minerals that will oxidize above ground, creating the amazing colors and fantastic figure. The black water-holding pin barrel makes a perfect color complement

Wood (woodturning)

5 x 5 x 3 inches

About the artist

Eric has been turning wood professionally for over 25 years, with a continually-evolving aesthetic and range of technical skills. His work has been featured in some of the finest art and craft galleries in the country. He regularly exhibits in juried shows including CraftBoston. His newest work features many turnings from two extraordinary woods: Buckeye Burl and Australian Burl caps, with their eye-catching natural edges. He has also begun creating mobiles turned from Buckeye spheroids—exceedingly time-consuming to make, but yielding fascinating woodturning in motion. His finishes are a source of special pride, and after sealing woods that require it, his finish is a mixture of beeswax and carnauba wax, mixed in a very gentle solvent. The result is a lustrous but fully transparent finish, soft and pleasing to the touch. ...Read MoreRead Less
Media: Wood
Category: Home/Decor

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