Driftwood Salt Cellars

These two little bowls were turned from a single smaller diameter log cut from the thin end of the driftwood log–past the end of that small branch shown here:

The piece cut off:

(FYI: The axis of the little log was perpendicular to the axis of roatation)

After turning into a near sphere, tenons were cut into each side and then the "sphere" was cut in half: It is shown here after cutting it in half with a parting tool.

Each little bowl was turned to remove the material from the inside of the bowl and then each half was reverse mounted in the cole chuck:

The tenon was removed and the bottom finished off:

This resulted in the two salt cellars:

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