Natural edge grass tree two set box


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A beautiful two tower canister made from fallen, naturally edged grass tree wood created by Dale Ruska, Goenpul Goori, Original First Nation owner of Terangerri (North Stradbroke Island), Moreton Bay and surrounding Islands. He has been a carpenter and wood craftsman for nearly 40 years. He has also been a strong advocate for Original First Nations Sovereignty for many decades.

All of the hand turned and polished wooden bowls and boxes are made at Moopi Moopi Pa (One Mile) on Terangerri. All the timber is collected from around the Island, the blackboy (aka grass tree) has to die and be burnt by several bushfires before it can be used. Other timbers come from dead or fallen trees. Blackboy can grow for hundreds or even thousands of years.

Hand-turned and polished grass tree.

12cm x 26cm.

Dale Ruska is a Goenpul man, based on North Stradbroke Island, Queensland.

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Dale Ruska

Dale Ruska is a master woodworker from North Stradbroke Island.

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