_Michael Parkhurst

Coasters, Set of Four

  • $49.95
Item Description:

Each set of coasters is made completely of hardwoods. They may contain Walnut, Cherry, Ash or Maple from Upstate New York and/or responsibly harvested Central American Purple Heart and African Padauk. Hand wash or wipe with wet cloth. Do not put in dishwasher or immerse in water.

About the Artist:

When I was a boy, customers would walk right through our kitchen to enter the tiny shop where my grandfather repaired shoes. As I watched wide-eyed, he could magically turn scraps of leather into fine boots! He never turned me into a shoe maker, but he taught me how to work. I try to channel his reverence for honest craft into each of my end grain cutting boards. It's a spontaneous process- no plans, no templates and no design formulas. First, I gather together a group of harmonious toned hardwoods. Then, after studying the grain patterns, I strive to make each cutting boards its own entity. A great reward comes when the wood's natural colors glow with the first oiling.

Product Details:
  • Measurements of each Coaster: 4" x 1/4"