Creating a Large Pine Bowl

First I cut off any checking on the ends of the log. In this case beautiful spalted wood is revealed.

Creating a large pine bowl. The inital spalting is revealed.

Next the log is mounted on the lathe.

The pine log has been mounted on the lathe.

After turning the outside, I start removing the inside of the bowl.

Turning the inside of a large pine bowl.

When finished, over 125 gallons of shavings were creating in turning this one piece!

The finished bowl along with the wood chips used to create it.

The finished bowl after applying linseed oil.

The completed pine bowl.

Yellow Pine: 21″ x 16″ (53cm x 41cm)


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