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Elm Treen bottle with Bois de Rose minaret finial. The finial is made from a rare wood from Madagascar, a member of the rosewood family. While being shaped on the lathe it smells of cinnamon and honey. The dark discolorations and the white splotching on the left of the photo is called spalt, and is essential the process of fungal rot that has been stopped before the wood has lost structural integrity. Much desired by wood artisans.

Treen bottle from salvaged elm log. tall, of it in the finial which was turned from my dwindling stash of Bois de Rose (Dalgerbia maritima), which smells like cinnamon and honey when turning.

Treen Lid for Dyed Maple bottle.  All together now …

Treen Lid for Dyed Maple bottle

Treen Bottle is 6” high, 2.5” wide with an internal diameter of 2 by 4.25”, with a four inch usable depth with cork-ended stopper in place.

Treen Bottle is high, wide with an internal diameter of 2 by with a four inch usable depth with cork-ended stopper in place.

Elm Treen with Bois de Rose Minaret.  5.25˝ tall, approximately 2.25" wide. Lumen is 1.5" in diameter, inside is about 2˝ deep.

Elm Treen with Bois de Rose Minaret. tall, approximately wide. Lumen is in diameter, inside is about deep.

Elm Treen bottle with Bois de Rose minaret finial. A better look at the spalted figure of this elm vessel, and a look at the splash of vibrant rose figure in the finial. The bottle has a cork ring fashioned on the inside for a tight fit.

Treen bottle from salvaged elm log. tall, of it in the finial which was turned from my dwindling stash of Bois de Rose (Dalgerbia maritima), which smells like cinnamon and honey when turning.

Manzanita Burl keepsake box with turquoise inlay, by New England woodturner Ray Asselin. At Bowlwood.com.

Manzanita Burl keepsake box with turquoise inlay, by New England woodturner Ray…

Red Cedar Burl Box

After seeing all the nice boxes on here I had to try another. I wanted this one with the grain going horizontal but still lining up as well as possible. I shaped this burl on the lathe and then cut it on the bandsaw. After taking a skim off the m.

Mortar and pestle

Mortar and pestle made from spectraply. The finish is Mylands hi-gloss finish.

American Elm Natural Edge Bowl

American Elm Natural Edge Bowl

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