|Project by rockmolsen||posted 07-20-2016 12:05 AM||1136 views||0 times favorited||9 comments|
I got some fresh cut pear wood from a co-worker. There were 2 logs that were about 3 ft long and about 9-10” in diameter.
The moisture content was between 30-40% when I first cut it into bowl blanks. I ended up with 12. Ends were sealed with Anchorseal. I roughed out about 5 so far and they have been sitting in a bag of shavings drying for a few months. That’s pictures 2 & 3. This weekend I check one and it was at about 18% so I decided to try and finish it. Grain is very cool and it has warped a bit just over the last few days. I plan on giving this one to the supplier of the wood. The slight warping adds a little character that I sort of like. I am going to be more patient and let the others get to below 10% MC before I finish them. Bowl is 8” diameter and about 3” high. Sanded to 400 and finished off with some EEE and OB shine juice. Thanks for looking.
-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.