This started out as a really ugly log. This is another one where I can’t decide which is my favorite side. I’m over the moon at the figure and coloring in this one.
The wood came from the North Dakota farmstead of my immigrant grandparents.
Boxelder. 5 inches diameter, 4 1/2 inches high. Teak oil, topped of with friction polish.
This was an ugly looking offcut of boxelder that I knew had some real potential, and now that it’s finished, I can’t pick my favorite side. The wood came from the North Dakota farmstead established by my grandparents, Anton and Petrea Jacobsen.
5 inches x 5 inches. Homemade friction polish finish (50/50 shellac and boiled linseed oil blend).
A natural-edge boxelder bowl–it still needs to be sanded and have a finish applied, but it’s still pretty moist, so I’m going to let it season a bit first. And yes, that is moss on the bark.
I have a few more pieces of this mossy stuff. Should be fun!