Wildwood Gallery

Woodturning by Robbie Graham

"Pacific Rim"

Wood: Matai
Diam: 290mm (11 3/8")
Height: 105mm ( 4 1/8")

Matai, NZ Flax and instant rust. The Matai is ebonised with a solution of vinegar and dissolved steel wool. Which gives the piece a lovely dark brown colour.

Matai / Black pine
Prumnopitys taxifolia
A robust forest tree up to 25m found throughout NZ.

Supreme Award at the Royal Easter Show Woodturning Exhibition, Auckland 2005.

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