This detailed handcrafted wooden barrel will make for a great decorative piece in your home. Made from local spalted birch and finished with polyurethane and lemon oil polish. Handcrafted in Newfoundland by woodworker Gordon Gosse. The barrel measures at about 6.5" in height and 5.5" in diameter.
About the Artist:
Self-taught in the craft of woodworking, Gordon Gosse creates one of a kind pieces of art. He carefully selects wood species and colour combinations to produce items with appealing inlay motifs. Gordon’s artistic abilities ensure attractive design and a masters degree in engineering guarantees structural integrity in his work. He spends considerable time and effort researching and understanding the physical characteristics of wood in order to produce products that will withstand the test of time.
Gordon was the recipient of the award for “Functional Excellence” at the 2002 Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador Annual Members Exhibition, and at the 2003 exhibition he received the “Technical Mastery” award.