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Burr Elm bowl by Stephen Gould
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Considering that the wood used by Stephen Gould would otherwise be left to rot, he produces some amazing work.  Stephen has been keen to avoid the temptation to further denude our forests by restricting his work to lying British hardwoods only.  Notwithstanding this self-imposed discipline, he turns a wide range of bowls, hollow forms, platters, vases candlesticks and goblets up to more than a metre in diameter.  Some of this work is then carved by his partner, Mavis Gould to further enhance it.

Finding a superb example of Burr Elm such as this must seem reward in itself.  From it, Stephen turned this 500mm x75mm bowl.

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