There is always a story behind each and every piece of wood with which we work .... this starts with a 400 Silver Maple Tree that had died and was being removed. We were called in to "rescue" as many pieces as we could and came away with many burls from which to make these wonderful burl Bowls. Here is one of the Burl bowls from this tree. Hand turned by wood artisan Peter Pihos. A treasure to any woodturning this was hand turned by wood artisan Peter Pihos. Finished naturally to allow the twists and turns of this burl's grains to shine. This was wood local to the Cumberland Maryland area.