Olive wood kitchen accessories
Delaware wood-turner Michael O'Grady specializes in kitchen accessories made from olive wood. Olive trees are evergreens native to the Mediterranean, Asia, and Africa. The growth habit of the trees result in spectacular swirly figure. The majority of the olive wood used by Michael is imported from Bethlehem, Israel. As olive trees require pruning yearly after harvest, non-producing branches are cut to keep the tree healthy and the wood is produced from these branches. No trees are destroyed in the process, all that's left is a truly sustainable wood source which produces wood with breath taking beauty.