Sculptural chopping board, British ash

Sculptural chopping board, British ash

£180.00Price

L79 W18 D2.5

 

Made from ash wood, milled from a London street tree, and finished with a food safe, plant based oil and wax, this is a functional chopping board and a piece of sculpture. 

 

This chopping board was hand crafted using an offcut from an ash board, milled from a London street tree which was saved from the chipper. I wanted to create an elongated, sinewy neck to the handle, which would fit comfortably in the hand.

 

The shaping process involved a number of tools: a band saw to rough out the shape; a spokeshave to shape the curved neck of the handle; a hand plane and sandpaper to burnish the ash to a smooth, polished finish.

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