Yarn Bowl

The log for this bowl came from Brandon and Sharon's Japaese Maple tree that was cut down in 2012.

This yarn bowl is a gift for Sandy Oliver.

Here's how I did this.

Mounted in the 4-jaw chuck after shaping between centers and cutting the tenon.

… other side showing the natural edge from a bark inclusion. I decided to leave this in as a feature.

Now to turn out the inside:

Ran into a defect in the insde that had to be filled with CA glue and sawdust to stabilize it.

After thinning the walls, cutting the slot for the yarn, and applying a coat or two of Watco Natural Danish oil:

And after drying

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