I'm having far too much fun "making" things for people on my little lathe instead of making things that people actually pay me for! Witness my largest bowl to date in a nice chunk of walnut, part of a big chunk of wood I've had seasoning in the barn for a few years. Too thick really for furniture, but it's a lovely bit of wood. I got to try out the rotating head as the blank was too big to fit over the bed until I'd got it round. It did make the lathe hop about a bit on anything except the slowest speed! My wife doesn't yet realise that her kindness in buying me a lathe has resulted in her getting yet another bowl for Christmas.
I blame my current idleness and addiction to making piles of wood shavings on you lot!
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