Here's some nicely-figured cedar, about 7 1/4" wide by 4" tall. I tried turning it close to finished dimensions while wet. It only warped a tiny bit, so the rim and the foot were the only exterior parts I finish turned. I did thin up the walls a bit after it dried, but only from the inside. I had a bit of heat checking from sanding too fast on the green wood (I know, Stu), but after it dried I was able to hide it all pretty well with a bit of CA and patience.
I know some folks don't, but I like the smell of fresh cedar in the shop. I had a bit of a sore throat reaction from the cedar fumes when I did the green turning, but I had no problems with it dry. (Remembering to use the respirator helped on the dry stuff, I'm sure, but I don't know if it would do any good when turning the wet stuff.)
This one is finished with low gloss Tung Oil blend, and buffed out with the 3-wheel setup. I finished the outside only, and only sanded the inside up to 320 grit, so the inside still smells like cedar. Looking at the pics, I can see a little whoop-de-do on the lip where I tried to sand out a little blemish. I plan to revisit the lip and even it up by hand.
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As usual, comments, opinions and suggestions are welcome.