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STEP 1: Carve the rough shape with an axe. This is called the blank. STEP 2: Mount it on the lathe using a mandrel and starting shaping the outside. STEP 3: The outside is finished completely before the bowl is turned around.
bowl bowl The lathe itself was also made in our workshop. Treadle lathes are not things you can buy off-the-shelf. This guy here is well worth checking out if you want to see a master at work.
STEP 4: Remount the bowl and get to work on the inside. Sharp gouges mean clean shavings! STEP 5: Finish the inside. The last thing to do is snap off the work from the mandrel.  
     
     

PROJECT 1: Bowl-turning

Bowl-turning is one of the wood craft projects we undertake.

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