|Alder Bowl Blank Ald60
2.7" x 9" x 11.7"
This is an elongate 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.
This is an oval-shaped blank that would be nice as a carving or woodturning project piece.The wood is fully air-dried with moisture content under 10%.There are a few bug holes visible on the faces; each hole is under 1 mm in diameter. 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!