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10-09-2014 03:45 AM

Color & Oxidation of Wood - 9 replies

So I have been watching a lot of videos of other woodturners bowls on youtube, and I’ve noticed something interesting. The pecan bowls I’ve turned were from a tree cut down about a year ago, and the wood is a light color. I assumed this was normal, but every other bowl I’ve seen people turn on youtube, pecan has been a dark bro...

10-06-2014 05:24 PM

Drying Bowl Blanks - 2 replies

Well, I’ve already posted one forum about microwaving, but I just came across an interesting video about steaming bowl blanks. As a woodturner, it takes a lot of patients to wait months for a project to dry and be completed, therefore I’m always trying to find the fastest, most efficient way to dry my roughed out bowls. I came across...

09-29-2014 08:21 AM

Microwave Drying - 13 replies

Well this is my first forum on Lumberjocks and I’m pretty excited about it. I am a junior at Clemson University, but in my free time I have been turning bowls for about a year now. I have some friends in the tree cutting business where I have gotten the majority of my bowl blanks from, but I recently cut down a Sweetgum tree that was on ou...

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