Turning Archive 2004

Subject:
making bowl blanks

Dennis Taylor (Akron, Ohio)
>I have a mini, and have a piece of 3x17x16 piece of cherry wood, it isn't dry..I have a Grizzly 14in bandsaw, i made some cardboard templates of 7in to cut a round blank, my problem is the blade seems to twist when I begin cutting...do I need a smaller blade?...or more tension on the blade?..have done mostly spindle, these will be my first bowl attemps....tks for input..Dennis

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