wooden bowls from reclaimed dutch oak by usuals wooden bowls from reclaimed dutch oak by usuals
dec 18, 2012

wooden bowls from reclaimed dutch oak by usuals

‘wooden bowl 16’ by usuals



dutch duo van eijk and van der lubbe of usuals have created 39 wooden bowls from five reclaimed oak poles they found at a dutch farmhouse, abandoned to rot. each wooden bowl has had carefully considered volumes removed from the body of each log, the smooth cut-outs successfully contrasting the rustic ‘lived-in’ characteristics of the wood. each piece is completely unique and hand made, with cracks and flaws celebrated throughout each design.



‘wooden bowl 03’



‘wooden bowl 22’



‘wooden bowl 34’



‘wooden bowl 37’



‘wooden bowl 10’



‘wooden bowl 32’



side and front views of ‘wooden bowl 32’

  • I like that the surrounding material hasn’t been wasted away. If push comes to shove, and these “bowls” have to be burned, there is more fuel there.

    Danno says:
  • natural and practicAl………

    despina says:
  • Ecology, green design

    LiuPengpeng says:
  • brilliant!

    bilbaggins says:
  • This design is very creative, original wood used to hold things, eco-friendly, very good design.

    yan zhi qiang says:

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