Nice piece of wood

As Bloom sips his burgundy in Davy Byrne's pub, the narrative offers a fine rendering of the consciousness of incipient inebriation: "Nice quiet bar. Nice piece of wood in that counter. Nicely planed. Like the way it curves there."

John Hunt 2023

The interior of Davy Byrne's, probably much changed from what it looked like in 1904, in a ca. 1930-1950 photograph held in the Valentine Photographic Collection of the National Library of Ireland. Source:

A nicely epoxied piece of wood in a Resin Cast Ocean Style Bar Counter by Tables and Resin Works. Source: