Roughing the Outside of a Vessel
Depend on a gouge and your design eye to create an attractive shape
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From mounting the blank to turning the rough profile, Southern California woodturner Howard Lewin shows you the first steps in the process of turning a vessel. Lewin demonstrates his techniques for cutting with a deep-fluted bowl gouge. He also points out many of the details to remember when turning a large-scale project on the lathe.