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Phil F. Brown
Bethesda, Maryland

Spalted Magnolia Vessel
3 5/8” high x 12.5” diameter x 1 5/8” base
Lathe turned from green (wet) wood. The vessel is then hardened with epoxy paint. The non-toxic surface coating is water based.

“Turning is an opportunity to discover and experience pattern and form. It is exciting to expose a tree's unusual figure and find a vessel inside. That turned vessel is like a flowing object, revealing the inner beauty of the once majestic living tree. The wood continues to live for us, providing enjoyment through sight, touch and use.”

For Further Information Contact

Phil Brown
7807 Hamilton Spring Road
Bethesda, MD. 20817-4547
Photography: Phil Brown