Turning Archive 2005

Subject:
grain direction?

DWFII
>Why are hololow forms usually done end grain? does it make it easier to hollow out? Does it make the HF stronger? Could they be done face grain?

Same question in reverse for bowls...why are they usually done face grain? Easier? Stronger?

thanks

DW
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