The Kaua`i Gallery of Wood & Fiber

Norfolk Sample

The red spot is the heart of a branch. These branches grow out of the tree like the spokes of a wheel, 6-8 branches radiating out, then a jump of 2-3 feet, then another set of branches, etc, on up the trunk to the top. Turners design their bowls to position these red “eyes” at a prominent spot, as they lend Norfolk bowls much of their character.

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