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Beech, gesso & acrylic bowl made by George Watkins

Beech, gesso & acrylic bowl made by George Watkins

When it comes to looks, how you cut the blank log is as important as how you turn it at the lathe. Changing the orientation of a bowl blank within a log will give you very different grain patterns. Although some turners have found ways of using the pith in their design, removing that square from the center of the log not only will save stock but also make things safer. Big cracks are easy to see, but smaller splits, such as the one shown in the lower log section, can open up and cause a…

When it comes to looks, how you cut the blank log is as important as how you turn it at the lathe. Changing the orientation of a bowl blank within a log will give you very different grain patterns. Although some turners have found ways of using the pith in their design, removing that square from the center of the log not only will save stock but also make things safer. Big cracks are easy to see, but smaller splits, such as the one shown in the lower log section, can open up and cause a…

Amy Grigg wooden bowls. Chainsaw prep work. Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

Amy Grigg wooden bowls. Chainsaw prep work. Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

Amy Grigg Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

Amy Grigg Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

Mistakes happen in woodturning and in life. Evaluate mistakes and improve your skills as a woodturner. Follow me on my project and see what I learned.

Woodturning: Learning from Mistakes

Mistakes happen in woodturning and in life. Evaluate mistakes and improve your skills as a woodturner. Follow me on my project and see what I learned.

Eucalyptus, 2004,  by J. Paul Fennell | "...the work is a  tribute to my father, an avid lifetime gardener."

Eucalyptus, 2004, by J. Paul Fennell | "...the work is a tribute to my father, an avid lifetime gardener."

Amy Grigg White Oak bowl. Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

Amy Grigg White Oak bowl. Woodworker woodworking woodturning wooden bowls

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