I decided the last time i was turning (8/3) that I would try some experimenting on drying wet turned wood. Before I explain, I understand that there are many variables involved -wood-temp-thickness-RH etc..........
Ok - I just got in some NIP on 8/2 and turned the two vessels below in the pictures. Both were turned to approx 1/8 thickness and rough sanded only.
One was put into a mix of BLO/varnish/MS and left for 4 days. Then taken out and hand dried with paper towels and placed in side on the counter top to finish drying. It has been sitting out now for 2 days
One was rough sanded lightly - then with the lathe spinning at 1200 I sprayed the inside well with MS and used a blow gun to push the fluid thru the pores as best as i could. I did this twice and then put it wet into a brown paper bag and placed it inside. After 4 days I took it out and sat it on the counter top near the other one to watch them. It has been sitting out for same amount of time - 2 days
Time will tell what happens but so far so good and the moisture content on them is 7-10% on the soaked one and 6-9% on the MS spun one.