In the next while, I'm going to be real busy with other things, so I thought I'd better get a few of the chunks of wood I recently got roughed out.
This piece was a crotch from the tree..........
I'd already started to rough it out when I remembered to take some pics
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Sure nice to have the VS lathe, so I can sneak up on the best speed to rough it out at
As it was a crotch piece, I wanted to show off the wonderful grain in it, that I hoped was there, so I decided to make a nice little bowl.....
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Getting more bowl shaped.
Now to the inside.
The piece is 20 cm in diameter (8") so I left the walls of the rough out about 2 cm thick (just over 3/4") and the bottom is a bit thinner than 2 cm.
Here you can see some of the nice figure that was hiding.
A close up
It is now bathing in the DNA, and I'll pull it out in a day or two, wrap it up and turn it in a few months.
I really do not know what to expect with this crotchwood, it might crack and go all wonky on me, but I figured I'd give it a shot.