Kiwi and Copper’s Journey

Kiwi fruit Copper

'Kiwi and Copper' - Wet Turned Kiwi Fruit Vine

Title: Kiwi & Copper
Wood: Kiwi Fruit Vine
Dimensions: 130mm in Height, Vase is 100mm at the widest

The journey: A friend gave me a couple of pieces of freshly cut and really gnarly old Kiwi Fruit vine and challenged me to turn something. Google searches revealed nothing! Not a single result of somebody wood turning something from Kiwi Fruit Vine. So here it is!

Wood turning wet kiwi fruit vine
Gnarly Kiwi Fruit Vine
Shaping kiwi fruit vine
Starting to take shape. But the hard work was still to come...
Hollowing a vase
Holding it together with tape while hollowing the form.
Woodturning metal inlay with copper
Adding copper powder inlays