Wildwood Gallery

Woodturning by Robbie Graham


Wood: Ancient Kauri (swamp Kauri)
Height: 100mm (4")
Diameter: 305mm (12")
Wall thickness: 8 - 12mm (5/16" - 1/2")
$550 US $850 NZ SOLD

This piece started off as a round bowl with a wall thick enough to be carved. I have carved a similar pattern as the crib series but instead of instant rust I have finished this piece with a copper patina.

Kauri Aganthis australis
This species grows up to 30m in height and a 3m diameter trunk. Found from Northland to Tauranga. Ancient Kauri or swamp Kauri is Kauri which has been buried up to 50000 years in peat bogs in the northern part of the North Island.

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