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Major warppage

07-29-2015 07:29 PM by JoeinGa | 11 comments »

....Back in December 2014 I cut 2 bowls from the same log of blackgum. I was “kinda-sorta ok” with how they came out but I knew they were not the best things in the world. It was just some more practice for my lathe work. I soaked almost a PINT of mineral oil into them, they were like a sponge sucking that oil in. Fast-forward 8 months to yesterday and I spotted them on the shelf in the shop and brought them down to have a look. Wow! I remember folks saying that since they were still fairly green, they’d probably crack and split, but that hasn’t happened at all. They didn’t split, but they certainly DEFORMED big time! Have a look at them now. They’re...

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