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Follow along as Rudy demonstrates the techniques for making a beautiful natural edge end grain vase. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Woodturners.
I will be turning a natural edge end grain vase from a green log using a bowl gouge and the Rolly Munro
Hollower. I will explain limb selection, pith orientation and drying to help avoid cracking. We will cover the
differences of cutting end-grain verses side-grain and using different end-grain hollowing methods. We will
use the Rolly Munro Hollowing tool and discuss it verses the bowl gouge, scrapers or a hook tool along with
the use and sharpening of the negative rake scraper. I will demonstrate how light can be used to gauge
thickness, reverse jamb chucking to undercut and hollow the foot, and sanding wet wood on and off of the