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The Great Alaskan Bowl Company

4630 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4454
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While The Great Alaskan Bowl Company is one of only a handful of fully operating bowl mills left in America, it has put Alaska on the map with 20 years of continuous operation. Our 22-step manufacturing process creates solid birch bowls that will last for generations of use; from making bread dough to serving salads and holding fruit or popcorn. Additionally, you will find the finest selection of exclusive Made in Alaska gourmet food and household goods anywhere! We now represent 60 Alaskan vendors who create over 1500 quality, gourmet, and unique gift items. Fully customized laser engraving is available online, over the phone or in our Fairbanks store. Create custom wooden logo bowls, coasters or Photobowls to make your Alaskan memories last. Complete shipping and handling services offered in Alaska, the U.S. and many international locations.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“unique gifts” (4 reviews)
“ulu knives” (3 reviews)
“shipped home” (3 reviews)
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4630 Old Airport Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99709-4454
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Pricey but beautiful birchwood bowls. Many styles, shapes and sizes. They will ship for you, too. Also has a row that includes food items, ulu knives and other souvenir-type items. We did find ulu knives (same packaging) in downtown Fairbanks, at a coin store near...More

Thank stephaniewoolsey
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Learned about this place from watching TV in our hotel room. It was a fun way to spend some time. We bought a bowl and had it engraved with one of the pictures from our Alaskan trip. It was shipped home to us timely. It...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

This is working bowl making shop where you see the steps taken to produce these beautiful pieces. It is also a place to sell these beautiful bowls as well as other unique pieces. The workmanship is amazing. When you arrive you might think you’re in...More

Thank Dawn F
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I stopped by here while spending a few days in Fairbanks on our Alaska vacation. Being from NH we have been to several similar facilities in New England so wanted to stop by here. The bowl company is located in a large...More

Thank MT1
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

They have beautiful wooden pieces such as bowls, ornaments, platters, frames, etc. Staff was very friendly and willing to wrap items so they would not get broken during flight. They will also ship your items (for a price). It was fun to see all the...More

Thank RetiredCokeTraveler
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Saturday. The selection of bowls and other wood products was impressive. The location was a little off putting but the pleasant staff made the trip worthwhile.

Thank Betty W
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were out walking and came across the Great Alaska Bowl Company. What fun we had there and we can't tell you how much we enjoyed the employees and everything that we learned from them about their products. We made a purchase and plan to...More

Thank MissS4
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This truly is a must see shop. These are gorgeous unique wood bowels. My parents bought some 17yrs ago when we were there and they are still like new. So this trip I bought my own wood bowel for my house. So hard to decide...More

Thank HOLLYCOUNTRY
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Hand made bowls and many other items are available here, a nice variety of wood items as well as food. It's worth a stop to look.

Thank LadyDiButterfli
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Purchased a couple of the etched bowls. Very pretty for displaying. They also offer several other items that would be a great souvenir.

Thank mrkmpayne
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