John Barany – Bowls ~ Click or Tap on any image to enlarge ~ “Salad Bowl #1” I make standard salad bowl shapes with Bark on or Natural edge (bark off), or Perfectly round with a lip and a finger Hold. They are sized to Fit a family of 2-6 or so: 12-17”diameter And 5-8” deep. I use birch, walnut, maple, Sycamore, ash, aspen, all local hardwoods. All are sealed with 2 coats of penetrating Epoxy followed with 6-8 coats of satin Polycoat and will last a lifetime with proper Care. Handmade matching utensils at your Discretion. Signed.Signed and matched and carved utensil sets: $50509–949-5873E-Mail me!$200-500 “Celebration Salad Bowl”Every year the family get-together brings in 15-100 people, a large salad bowl is required for the holiday Celebration. This bowl can be set up on an acrylic stand (which I make but is not shown) and makes its own Spectacular showing when it’s not in use. American Black Walnut, bark-on style, ~32X10” (I make custom sizes to suit the commissioner). Finished with marine epoxy followed by 8coats polycoat For cleaning, durability, food safety. Signed.509–949-5873E-Mail me! $3,200 “Salad Bowl #3“ Bark on style 17”diameter, 5”deep birch bowl with a short 5 ½’ Base. The wood grain is fantastic as it was taken where the Tree suffered wind and great weight enough to character The growth. 2 coats epoxy followed by 8coats poly buffed to satin sheen. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me!$550 “The Painted Nails” These birch utensils are ~14” long and Are carved to the human hand shape. The acrylic paint on the fingernails was My bright idea and then I made a birch Vase holder for them and clear coated All with 8 coats of polycoat for durability And cleanability. Food Safe. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $200 “Condiment Platter” This ~13X13X1” birch platter has a central bowl for Rice, shrimp, chips, dips, and a central medallion For show. There are hand carved American Black Walnut Utensils that fit in their holders. Painted with iridescent Transparent acrylics, this is finished with 8 polycoat coats Buffed to satin (food safe) . It’s cleanable and ready for use! Signed.509–949-5873E-Mail me! $150 “Show Bowl, bark on” 14X14X12”, this bowl is almost a vase . Done in Tree Of Heaven, it has a broad open grain, is suitable for Show on the mantel or with twigs ‘n dried fleurs (not Good as a basketball hoop). Finished in polycoat Buffed to satin. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $400 “The Butterfly Sushi Bowl” This lidded bowl is ideal for a sushi-like party. It has a large central cavern under the lid—for rice– and There are surrounding ‘benches’ for sushi sandwiches to Sit and hang out. The 4 detachable color-coded boxes Sunk into the top are for condiments—sauce, wasabi, peanuts… American Black Walnut ~18X27X6”. Butterfly lid is carved, Textured and painted in acrylics. All pieces are finished in Marine epoxy sealer followed by 8-10 polycoats for durability And cleaning. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $1,600 “Poplar Burl Bowl” This one was turned from an unusual poplar burl We found in our back yard years after it was cut And burned. The grain visual interest is pretty cool. ~9X9X3”. Finished in polycoat (foodsafe and durable). Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $75 “Dragonfly Love” This lidded burl bowl (12Xs15X5”) was made by turning Big Leaf Maple burl. That accounts for the Spectacular grain swirls. The central lid is Painted and textured with molding paste And airbrushed iridescants. The dragonflies Are lovers—one blue, one steamy red—and I make them from steel and aluminum and epoxy Clay. The bowl inside is suitable for food, Goodies, watches, jewelry, rings bracelets, pics… Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $450 “Bird’s Eye Elm Bowl” At 27X24X4”, this ‘crotch’ bowl is spectacular even without The ‘birds eyes’ dotting this Chinese Elm block. The dots Are formed by pencil lead sized branches that die after 1 year of growth. It comes with its own clear Extruded Acrylic Stand that allows it to show upright on any settee, armoire or Table. It makes a great statement when seen from across the Room. Finished in epoxy sealer, 8 coats of urethane buffed to A satin lustre. Ready for daily use, ready for daily showing off. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me!$1,500 “Lidded Pedestal Bowl” This lidded birch bowl is ~12X12X8” and is elevated by a Pedestal which gives it ‘lift’. The large central cavity Is suitable for food (it’s food safe), goodies, jewelry, Dominoes, cards, hmmm. The finish is 8 coats of polyurethane buffed to a Satin sheen. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $325 “Poured Acrylic Fantasia Bowl” ~18X18X4”. This bowl was lathe-turned so that it had a 4”wide Depression ribbon around its top. I developed a ‘poured acrylic’ Technique suitable for wood. I then floated an epoxy bar top Finish over the poured surface to give it cleanability, durability, And functionality. The finish is 8coats of foodsafe polycoat. Signed. 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $425 “Red Chocolate Chip Candy Bowl” This ~14X14X6” birch bowl is for candy. Any Time of year, especially Valentine’s Day. It Was turned side-grain to show straight lines For the occasion. And it has a platform under It which gives it height and ‘presence’. The lid is carved in hearts And painted in acrylics. The finish is 6 polycoats Buffed to satin. Signed.(ps: don’t eat the red chocolate chip) 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $150 “Boat Bowl”This side grain birch bowl has the bark oriented in A different way than the end grain bowls I’ve shown Previously. This allows a more boat-like, a basket-like Shape in the lathe-turning. 18X10X10”, turned with a Shallow base, it is suitable for salads, chips, etc. It is finished, as my usual, in marine epoxy sealer Followed by 6-8 polycoats and buffed to a satin Sheen. Signed.509–949-5873E-Mail me! $500 “Salad Bowl #2”14X14X4” Birch bowl with finger-grip Lip and a flat 5” wide base. Finished In marine penetrating epoxy followed By satin food safe polycoat. Ready for Everyday use. Matching wooden Utensils at your discretion. Signed.Signed and engraved utensil sets:$50 509–949-5873E-Mail me! $250 Return to my Home page Call me!509–949-5873 E-Mail me!