Alder Bowl Blank Ald61
2.7" x 7.8" x 8.4"
This is an attractive Red Alder bowl blank.The wood is an overall peachy-brown color with warm undertones of red and yellow. Alder tends to have a lot of color variation throughout, so please browse the photos to get a sense of this particular piece's character.
The wood is fully air-dried with moisture content under 10%.There are a few bug holes visible on the faces. There are some fine cracks visible on the curved cut faces, as shown in the close-ups. You may wish to touch these up with CA glue prior to working with the wood.
About the Tree
This Red Alder tree lived a long and healthy life on San Juan Island, Washington. It died naturally and toppled over, probably during one of the wind storms which frequently sweep across the island. You'll enjoy the projects you create from this wood!