|Project by GrandpRas||posted 04-25-2013 06:59 PM||859 views||0 times favorited||6 comments|
A farmer friend in Iowa cut and milled several hundred board feet of black walnut from his property and sold it to me. It broke my heart to waste even a knotted and fissured piece so I decided to celebrate nature’s perfect imperfections instead. Rather than trying to hide or cut around the knots and fissures, I highlight them with metal or stone fill. I have received several orders for customized pieces from people who live viewed this one.