Working with green wood

Discussion in 'Tutorials and Tips' started by hockenbery, Aug 8, 2015.

  1. Bill Boehme

    Bill Boehme Administrator Staff Member

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  2. hockenbery

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    Every time I use it in a demo, I update the PowerPoint which talks properties of wood, how it warps and tips for turning green wood successfully.
    http://aaw.hockenbery.net/WORKING WITH green wood-HOcompressed.pdf

    In January 2017 Jan and Carl Brown made a video of the working with green wood demo I did for the tri-county Woodturners.
    I posted the two turning parts of the demo on YouTube. There are many ways to make a bowl.
    In some methods youndon't even need a lathe. These videos show the way I turn a bowl. You may find it useful

    2. Roughing a green bowl for drying

    View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lo0bGSafZq4


    3. Returning a dried bowl

    View: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCZWsHB4vlM
     

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