Archive for May, 2012

Finish Turn My Apricot Bowl

This woodturning project picks up from a green turning completed about 3 months ago. The wood is apricot crotch from a neighbor’s tree. I attempted to microwave the rough bowl. After many 60 minute cycles at 10% power, there was no loss of weight and the wood was still cool. After many more 60 minute […]


Time to Finish My Cracked Green Turned Bowl – Part 3

Now it’s time to finish this bowl — years in the making because I was distracted by work and family. But it’s also scary to finish turn a large bowl like this one. A large blank like this one is rare, very hard to come by. I rough turned it years ago and waited for […]