Turning

Subject:
Re: How to Soften Wood
Response To:
How to Soften Wood ()

Reed Gray
If I am having really bad tear out, like on a Koa bowl blank that was shop dried for 20 years, I do spritz some water on it. It does lubricate the fiber so bad tear out is more easily tamed. With harder woods, you just have to go slower. I generally will use smaller tools as well.

robo hippy

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