Rustic Walnut Crotch Wood Bowl

We then cut, threaded and painted the steel pole in our usual fashion (“hammered” style paint for a lightly textured look), and applied multiple coats of hand rubbed oil based finish, this time in a high gloss. We usually go in for a satin finish, but the reddish tones of these particular pieces of Koa cried out for a glossy finish, and we really love it.