Turning

Subject:
Re: Question on turning Bradford Pear

John Jordan
I've used a ton of bradford pear over the years. I find it quite stable. I never rough turn, and avoid woods that have extreme movement. It will work for end grain turnings with the pith included. Using small limbs etc is not ideal. The trunk of Bradford pear, whatever length that might be, is always round with the pith down the center, and rarely has any cracking/checking in the pith.

John

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