The Distinguishing Mark

Before the bowl is spun to shape, the first thing is to create the central dimple, this distinguishing mark of the Iron Bowl is critical to the process of making them. This central divot holds the bowl perfectly centered and tight while it is spinning, so that the bowl can be evenly shaped and held [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Design & Function, Iron Bowls|0 Comments

The Iron Bowl Series Inspiration

  The original inspiration for the Iron Bowl Series came from watching a glass blower give a demonstration. While the glass was at a semi-molten state, it was spun and the centrifugal force was used to shape the material. Like the glass blower, the blacksmith also works steel at a semi-molten state. At this point, [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Iron Bowls|0 Comments