The segmented bowl is made from 232 individual pieces of hackberry and black walnut. The rim diameter is 14" and it is 8" deep. It's finished in 4 coat of Watco Butcher Block Finish, providing a durable and food safe finish.
This bowl was made as a donation to the Empty Bowl fundraiser at the Paramont Arts Center in St. Cloud on March 22nd, 2009. It will be a part of a silent auction to raise money for the Family Crisis Center of Stearns County and Place of Hope ministry.
Turned from 668 individual pieces of white oak, black walnut, maple, cherry and Purple Heart on a Delta X5 lathe. The vase stands 24” tall and 14’ at its widest. With a wall thickness if ¼”, it weights less than 5lbs. It’s finished in several coats of Behlen’s Woodturner’s finish.