At the Lathe: Turn a Natural-edge Bowl

Get clean cuts and a nice finish from a challenging piece of material.
By Judy Ditmer
Pages: 90-94

From the February 2007 issue #160
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A natural-edge bowl is one of the iconic forms of modern woodturning, and it is still a great way to show off a beautiful piece of wood. It’s also a good test of your developing turning skills. Good tool control is crucial for getting a clean cut and a smooth curve, especially on the wings of the bowl, where it will be difficult or impossible to adequately sand out any major defects.

From the February 2007 issue #160
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