About Our Mixed Wood Bowls

About our Mixed Wood Bowls

Posted by Dan Levy on

Bowl turning is an American tradition that began over 150 years ago when wooden bowls were an important part of everyday life. All wood bowls were skillfully turned and greatly valued. Today, turning wood bowls is a vanishing art form, with  Our  mill being one of only a few commercial producers left in the United States. The mill was originally started as the Wooden Shoe Factory in 1926 by Chester VanTongeren and to this day is still owned and operated by Chester’s relatives. In 1984 the  mill became a separate company whose current president and owner is Dave Gier, Chester’s...

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