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Given the state of the economy, I'm betting a lot of Christmas gifts -
came from your lathe(s) - and that you found being a Santa's Elf fun and
satisfying. I hope the coming year is more proseperous for all - and
Back at you and a healthy New Year!
Have avoided doing a Natural Edge Bowl - until now. Rather than having
bark be the "natural edge", I went with the split wood face as the
"natural edge". Far more interesting, and far less apt to break or fall
off. And if some of the surface splits off - no worries - the whole top
is a "natural" split surfaces.
You're finding the Zen of your fingers, nothing 'artsy' about that!
If your name is No, I voted for you - more than once ...