Possibly inspired by our Ellsworth trip, Ben starts on a big natural edged bowl. Here he’s preparing to core out the middle, to save the inside to use on another piece.
Shavings back up onto the coring tool, as it cuts its narrow groove, nearly there!
Ben prises out the core from the bowl, time to refine the inside surface.
Meanwhile, puffs of wood-dust from Neil’s carving tool, as he creates the surface on this vessel…
Gaynor drills holes into a carved piece, looks like there’s more stitching on the way..
Jay arrives with a ten foot sheet of poplar veneer..’Hey Malcolm, try this..’ he says
- This veneer is remarkably flexible, and a short soak in water makes it even more so. Here’s Malcolm cutting a vessel shape with scissors.