UFO Peach Bowl Blank Ph-433
3" x 7.5" x 12.5"
This is a sizeable bowl blank of Texas-grown UFO Peach wood. It has gorgeous grain and hints of spalting. The color is a warm brown that is rather, well, peachy! It has a minor branch coming off the back of the blank, about mid-way up. There is some very pretty swirling grain associated with the branch / crotch area at mid-block. You may be able to turn several small bowls or other pieces out of this blank if you cut it in half.
There is some spalting and bug-assisted decay, but the wood has plenty of integrity. There are also some moderate-sized drying checks starting to appear, despite the block being well-sealed with Anchor Seal. (Fruit tree wood tends to want to crack as it dries). You may want to touch up with CA glue as you turn. This wood was from a tree grown in Katy, Texas. It died during the Valentine's Day freeze of 2021. We cut and sealed it with Anchor Seal shortly after it died, then let it rest and spalt for about a year before processing it. We have very limited quantities of this unusual-to-Texas wood.
This is a GREEN to partially air-dried bowl blank, meaning that it still retains a lot of its original moisture from when it was a living tree. It has been well-sealed on all surfaces with Anchor Seal and is in the process of slowly drying. It has been heat-treated to eliminate any gnawing critters. It was measured at ~25% MC in May 2022. If you need a current moisture content, please message us and we'll check its status for you.
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