shows: Back row - Apple, Yew, Yew, Spalted Beech, Padauk.
- Padauk, Spalted Beech, Zebrano, Walnut.
Apples & Pears are usually available
in the following woods:
Yew, Spalted Beech, Ash, Oak, Elm, Apple, Walnut, Cherry, Robinia
Acacia, Padauk, Zebrano, Wenge
|Burrwood Apples & Pears (see for
a description of what burrwood is) are usually available in Burr
Oak, Burr Elm,
Burr chestnut & Robinia Burr
Picture shows: Back row - Chestnut, Oak, Robinia.
Front row - Oak, Elm
Nut Apples and Pears. These are fascinating
fruit made from the empty seed pods of the Banksia Grandis tree
in Western Australia.
|Lemons, made from
Robinia Acacia (Black locust) which is a naturally yellow wood
Bananas, made from Robinia Acacia - £18.00
Cherries, made in a choice of red (Padauk),
purple (Purple Heart), yellow (Robinia) and black (Wenge).
Plums are available in the same woods
as the apples & pears
||Bowl of Fruit
Contents can be selected by you or give us some ideas and leave
the rest to us. Bowls can be selected to suit the size of the
|Autumn Fruit. By making the
most of naturally occurring bark cavities and other interesting
growth characteristics, these fruits are made
to resemble over ripeness and decay. The finished fruits are of course
stable pieces of timber, which will not decay. They are more time
consuming to make, but well worth the extra effort, they are unusual
and very collectable. Typical woods are burr elm, burr oak, yew,
figured ash and chestnut burr. £12.50 - £14.50
Waspie fruits. A beautifully crafted wasp
is secured in one of the cavities of an autumn fruit to provide
a sight familiar
to anyone with an apple or pear tree in the garden. - £16.50
|Please view the selection of fruit available in the shop
Oak apple with real fruit alongside.
Figured ash apple.
These are made from locally grown native
timbers such as ash, oak and yew purchased unseasoned from local
to keep the cost down. A 6" (150mm) diameter apple uses 8
times more timber than a life-sized fruit. Reclaimed wood, usually
is also used.
Many of the fruit will have seasoning and growth characteristics
like shake and knots which all add to the charm of these popular
Our life-sized fruit are around 3" (76mm) diameter. Big
fruit regularly go up to 6½" (165mm) with a few
special ones up to 9" (165mm). These fruits have been part
turned and looked after for years to ensure they are stable enough
to finish and sell.
4" oak apple £14.50
5" ash apple £18.00
4 ½ " yew pear £19.00
Contact us for your requirements or to check our current stock