Large wavy edge yew bowl...

28 February 2019, New work, Would you like to leave a comment?

Hand, made, natural, edge, yew, wooden, bowl

Here’s some images of an impressive natural edge design I've completed, which will soon be featured on my site. Turned from a single piece of yew, it measures 48 cm across and displays a remarkable organic shape.

I acquired a very large yew trunk back in 2017 and have been seasoning the wood since then. The colours and grain markings are stunning - I do love working with yew! I’ve carefully removed all of the bark on this one, so that the texture of the sapwood can be seen. There’s even a natural hole visible too…

Jonathan Leech

Written by Jonathan Leech

Jonathan Leech is a woodturner working and living in Cumbria. He specialises in making bowls, dishes and platters from local sustainably sourced timber. Read more or about Jonathan or see a selection of his work.

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  • Hi Chris,
    It's great you've got some yew coming in - as you can probably…
    - Jonathan Leech