Big Leaf Maple Wood Serving Platter
Well crafted and useful serving platters, made on Vancouver Island by Detlef Grundmann from locally grown Maple wood with a lovely grain. Each platter is beautifully finished with 4 feet on the base measuring 5/8 inches x 2 inches. Use for serving hors d'ouevres, sushi, bread, cheese, cold meats etc.
The Tree’s History
Around 1815, an indigenous Big Leaf Maple tree began to grow in the Chemainus Valley, in the traditional territory of the Halalt First Nation. The river was full of steelhead, trapped in weirs to provide a rich food source to the inhabitants of the land. Chemainus was settled by Europeans starting in 1858 as a logging town, and by 1865 a house was built near the tree. At this point the oneTree was around 50 years old and touched the lives of great adventurers, naval heroes and after 200 years of bearing witness to the history of Vancouver Island, the tree’s life is now entrusted to our community to create new stories and memories.
Please visit www.theonetreeproject.ca to find out more about the project
Length~ 19 1/2 inches. Width at widest~ 7 inches by 1 inch thick. Foodsafe.
Well cared for this board should last a lifetime. The platter is finished with mineral oil & beeswax. foodsafe. Wipe with a damp cloth after use. Dish soap may be used but do not immerse in water or put in the dishwasher.