Glenn Lucas is the renowned Irish craftsman who makes the wonderfully simple wooden bowls we sell here. Hand turned in County Carlow they are real beauties. With Christmas on his horizon Glen has been producing like crazy, hundreds of bowls have been passing through his hands recently and he sent us a few shots taken during production.
The wooden bowls are produced from native Irish beech and ash. Glen carefully selects the best parts of fallen trees and then gets to work. He uses a chainsaw to create the rough blanks, these are rounded on the bandsaw, roughly turned to size, kiln dried, turned once again to the final shape, oiled and ready for use. It sounds pretty easy when we rattle through it like that, but that short list belies the thought and effort put into each bowl. We are looking forward to receiving our next batch.