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Turned wooden apple and pear, handmade from recycled Australian hardwood timber

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These handmade decorative timber pieces of fruit have been turned from a piece of Australian hardwood, probably blackbutt, that was otherwise going to end up as firewood or landfill. They are approximately 6-7cm in diameter, and 7-9cm tall. Price is for both pieces of fruit shown.

The fruit is sanded finely, and finished with a thin coat of wax, which protects the timber and gives a nice shine, but will eventually soften to a more natural finish. This lets you see the grain and feel the texture of the timber. The apple has been lightly coloured with a water-based dye, whilst the pear is the natural colour. Both have a little weathering on one side.

The shape of every piece of fruit I turn is made up as I go. Combined with natural variations of the timber, this means that every piece is unique.

I make apples in red, green, or natural finishes, and pears in green/gold or natural. If there is a colour/fruit combination you'd like, but I don't have listed, please let me know. I am happy to combine postage where possible on any items.


5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed by pruemacleod
5 out of 5 stars
Sep 12, 2017
Thanks Jonathon - very happy with the fruit and great service!
Hand turned decorative timber fruit

Reviewed by Neil
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5 out of 5 stars
Jun 17, 2017
I have purchased two sets (bowl and fruit) and could not be more pleased. Beautiful crafted pieces, and a pleasure dealing with the seller.
Turned hardwood timber bowl

Reviewed by K. K.
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 2, 2017
Another beautiful set of wood turned fruit. Ideal gifts 😊
Turned timber apple and pear

Reviewed by K. K.
5 out of 5 stars
Jun 2, 2017
Beautifully made - I purchased several of these for discerning friends and family who love the idea of rescuing and reusing wood that would otherwise go to waste. This is a gift that the receiver will always treasure, especially wood conisseurs
Turned timber apple and pear


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Turned wooden apple and pear, handmade from recycled Australian hardwood timber

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