Turning Archive 2006

Subject:
grain on face turning?

Bob Fawcett
>When turning a face grain bowl is there a "preferred" orientation for the grain?
I notice that some of the wood I have has a pronounced curve to the grain from the growth rings. If I want to make a bowl should the curve of the bowl follow the rings? Does it matter? Does it have a known effect on the end product?

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