Koa

Koa

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Koa is a fast-growing tree only found in Hawaii. Its wood has become highly sought after due to its beautiful grain and depth. It is used for furniture, flooring, turning, and really about anything that requires a very fine wood.

Recent Bowls

These bowls are a representation of some of my more recent turnings.

Counterclockwise from the top: an overview of a few different designs,  the three bowls are Mesquite wedding bowls made for dear friends, the flat top bowl, dubbed "guitar Bowl" is Maple and sports a clean and sharp outer edge, the bowl (with block) was turned for an exhibition at  the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, the final picture is Cherry and Maple from "Mom's Series."

Koa Wood Bowl

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Koa wood bowl with natural knot showing. This piece is approximately 5”diameter. Koa is a rare type of wood found only in Hawaii. It is prized for its deep coloration, and its interesting and intricate grain patterns.

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