This dirftwood tree had washed up on our shore:
Species was unknown, but is probably maple.
Several chucks were cut out and bowls were turned.
The first bowl was from a larger dimaeter piece:
cut in half
Trimmed on the bandsaw
After turning it round I thought I had run into a nail but it turned out to be a piece of bird shot (lead and not steel)
I poked it out with an awl expecting it to be a nail but it popped right out:
Finished with tung oil, shellac and alcohol
I still have to reverse and turn off the tenon.
The knot was filled and stabilized with epoxy mixed with fillet.
Final result: finished with Tung oil + shellac + alcohol