Natural Tree Wooden Bowl No343

$651.00

Diameter 327 mm
Height 125 mm
Wood Silver Dollar
Functional Rating 5

A real feature piece that I’m very proud of.

It’s the combination of hundreds of hours of experimentation and work with this very unique wood. 

As it has dried, it has deformed into the most lovely organic shape. Yet, as it dries, it also hardens so the finished bowl will last for generations.

Gavin Brunton – Artist and Maker

What does the Functional Rating mean?

The Functional Rating runs from 1 - 5 and is my way of giving you an idea of how functional a bowl or platter is.

It depends on the type of wood, whether it has a smooth surface on the inside or is a more artistic piece with voids and inclusions. 

Some bowls are made to be very functional and some are not.  The functionality scale gives you a quick indication. 

Functional Rating

1 = Solely suitable as a display piece or art piece. 

2 = Suitable to hold large items such as fruit or bread.       May have large voids. 

3 = Suitable as a fruit bowl or for leafy salads. May have voids, but is robust. 

4 = Quite suitable for daily salads and the like.  Water-tight but may be finely turned or have a natural edge.

 5 = Suitable for almost everything including hot foods, even soup.  These items are robust and can be treated as real work-horses.