Dan I have turned a couple like that. One was a chinaberry wood. It started to crack on both piths even before I finished turning it. So I took water thin CA and soaked it from the center of the pith about a 1" diameter circle out both inside and outside the bowl. I finished sanding it, finished it and it is sitting on the kitchen table holding fruit with no further cracking. I did both bowls this way and both are fine.
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