You are buying the bowl featured in the accompanying photographs. Each wood turning is unique in its own way, plus signed and dated on the bottom.
Cracks and wood knots cause problems when working with old dry cedar found on the forest floor as can be seen in some of the photographs of my bowls. You as a consumer have two choices...……..walk away from the piece or accept the wood as God gave it to us to enjoy for what it is. This old cedar is the same as the people we meet every day, not every one of either is perfect.
This bowl was hand turned on my 50 plus year old wood lathe from a aromatic cedar tree that had been laying on the forest floor for years near my shop. This bowl does not have any type of wood finish applied. The aroma of cut cedar is amazing as you hold this bowl in your hand. It will be a perfect addition to your home or office.
I can't guarantee natures work. I can only assure you that when I am working on the wood lathe all the skill and ability I have will go into what nature has provided me.
Finish used: None
Width: 4 "
Height: 2 1/4 "
Depth: 1 1/2 "
Weight: 5 oz.
Secure payment is via Etsy Direct Checkout at time of purchase. This includes Pay-Pal, credit/debit cards & Etsy gift cards.
Etsy keeps your payment information secure.
Mystery lathe never receives your credit card information.
Sales tax will be collected on items shipped to Georgia.
Most orders will ship USPS "Priority Mail" within one business day upon receipt and payment of order. Priority shipments are insured thru the USPS up to $50.00. They usually arrive within three days from the day they are shipped.
A shipping notice will be sent via email with a USPS tracking number upon shipment.
Large boxes of pine cone orders will be shipped USPS “Regular Ground”. They are not insured and can take up to 10 days to arrive at your destination.
Customs and import taxes
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
No exchanges, returns or refunds will be made for iteams made out of wood I find in the forest surrounding my home.
Bread slicing guides may be returned if unused and in original condition. The shipper is responsable for the return freight.
Shipping damage or loss will be covered by USPS shipping insurance.
Why such a hard line policy?
The wood I am using to make each item (this does not apply to Bread slicing guides since they are made of new material) has been laying on the forest floor for many years. It has been subjected to insects, rain, wood decay and green moss. Then baked in the Georgia heat and humidity.
So.......the finished item can and may have cracks, bug holes, wood decay, nicks, marks, green moss and be discolored due to its exposure to nature over the years.
That is why....each wood item I make is so unique and one of a kind. They are different!! That is why you are buying it!!
I cant guarantee natures work. I can only assure you that when I am working on the wood all the skill and ability I have will go into what nature has provided me. My craftsmanship is in every piece I turn.
What happens after the piece is done in the mystery wood shop will be a mystery to all.
PLEASE READ THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ITEM YOU ARE LOOKING AT CAREFULLY AND STUDY THE PICTURES CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU MAKE YOUR PURCHASE. Remember what you see in the picture is what you get, minus color variation due to monitors and lighting conditions.
No exchanges, returns or refunds will be made with the excepton of Bread Slicing Guides.