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Popcorn Bowls

Let's just face some simple facts.  First, yes.  The only bowls that will be here are bowls designed specifically for luscious popcorn.  Now here is another fact.  You may use this type of bowl for any serving needs that you might have.  Salad, veggies, smashed spuds, fruits.  And, of course popcorn.  What makes a popcorn bowl different from others?  One simple thing.  In the bottom of the bowl there is a trough for catching any unpopped kernels.  Yep.  That's it.  That's all there is to it and I guess there ain't nothing else to say here.

 

Festive 14" Hackberry Popcorn/Serving Bowl

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Hackberry is a rather festive looking wood for sure. Taking in the natural colors, the grain patterns, and the additional spalting makes it extremely good looking. Now I admit this is a rather massive sized bowl for most folks. But, it is meant to be a family sized popcorn bowl. Even I don’t think I could eat all the popcorn that this bowl holds. And, I am a big fan of popcorn. This bowl is 14” in diameter, 4 3/4” high, 3 3/4” deep, and the volume measures to the brim at 1 3/4”. The bowl is versatile as it can also be used as a large serving bowl or centerpiece bowl. With the primary purpose of the bowl being for popcorn, it does have the traditional trough in the bottom for the unpopped kernels. The wood was first sealed with food grade walnut oil. After extensive sanding after sealing it was sealed again. Then the finishing was done with a mixture of walnut oil and shellac. Using this combination gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish. So, use this bowl with confidence for whatever purpose you wish. 6Dec19 BLHB79 $82.50 Free shipping within the Continental United States only. Anywhere else contact me with your zip code for shipping costs.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/746033154/festive-14-hackberry-popcornserving-bowl

 

11 1/2" Hackberry Popcorn Bowl

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I don’t know if it is, but it should be a comforting feeling knowing that you have a popcorn bowl like this in your house. Turned from great looking hackberry, this bowl has the trough in the bottom for unpopped kernels to roll into when you shake the bowl after putting your popcorn in it. This wood has such great natural colors and a fine looking grain pattern that you might not want to put anything in it. Of course as it typical with this wood there are some nice spalting lines in it. Use this bowl with total confidence as the wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then the finishing was done with a walnut oil/shellac mixture. Using a combo like this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish. The bowl measures 11 1/2” in diameter, 3” high, and has a depth of 2 1/4”. The volume measured just under ¾ gallon. By the time you pile the popcorn in it, no telling how much it will be. Of course, when not using the bowl for popcorn, you may use it as a regular serving bowl. 3Dec19 BLHB78 $45.00 Free shipping within the Continental United States only. Anywhere else contact me with your zip code for shipping costs.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/745139766/11-12-hackberry-cottonwood-bowl

Nice Sized Cottonwood Popcorn Bowl

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What could be better than a popcorn bowl full of freshly popped popcorn? Not much, I think. And, when you add that it was turned from beautiful cottonwood, you really have a rustic looking winner. Cottonwood has a real history with our early settlers and the reasons are numerous. This bowl had some old wormholes in it so I decided to go on and fill them in with clear glue and cottonwood dust. What makes this a popcorn bowl is the trough on the bottom of the inside for unpopped kernels to roll into. Of course you may use it as a regular serving bowl as well. It is truly a multi-tasker. The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil and then the finishing was done with a walnut oil and shellac mixture. Using a combination such as this gives the bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish. The diameter is 11 ½” and the height is 3 ¼”. The depth is 2 ¾” and the volume measured to ¾ gallon to the brim. I figger you can certainly pile a gallon of popcorn in it. 25Nov19 BLCW107 $42.50 Free standard shipping within Continental United States. All other locations contact me with your zip code for shipping costs.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/742643918/nice sized-cottonwood-popcorn-bowl

Pretty Big Hackberry Popcorn/Serving Bowl

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Some might wonder what specifically makes a bowl a popcorn bowl. Certain folks will speculate that it is a simply a large bowl. While it being large may be true, but what truly makes a bowl a popcorn bowl is inside on the bottom. As you will notice in the photos there is a trough around the bottom. That is for any unpopped kernels to roll into. Now ain’t that something? Of course this is a pretty large bowl in it’s own right. And, of course one could use it at a large salad bowl, or serving bowl. Someone might use it as a centerpiece bowl for fruits and other nice things. The diameter of the bowl is 13 ½” with a height of 5”. The depth is 4” and the volume is 1 ¼ gallon. The empty weight of this bowl is 4 pounds. I thought of turning the sides a little thinner to lighten the bowl a bit more but I didn’t want it to be fragile so I kept the sides at about ½” thick. The spalting and natural colors in this bowl are really superb. The wood was sealed with food grade walnut oil taking two coats. The finishing was done with a walnut oil/shellac mixture. This combination gives this bowl a nice hard long lasting natural finish. 16Nov19 BLHB77 $77.50 Free standard shipping within Continental United States. All other locations contact me with your zip code for shipping costs.

https://www.etsy.com/listing/753766627/pretty-big-hackberry-popcornserving-bowl