Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
Boxes?

Carole in VA
>Can I turn lidded boxes from green wood? I am thinking that a very rough turn (no lips) then drying in DNA might work, but on a lot of bowls using the alcohol method, I have noticed that there may be a very slight distortion even after drying and finishing. This would obviously mess up the fit of the lid. Should boxes only be turned from dry wood? Heck, even dry wood moves. How do you keep the lid fitting nicely?

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