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  THE PROCESS


David Morris is a wood artist, offering unique items turned on a wood lathe. Woods from California, Wisconsin and Hawaii are utilized to create bowls, vases, ornaments and lidded boxes as home furnishings or to commemorate special occasions. He also offers private instruction in his studio in Walnut Creek, California.


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Offers private and semiprivate lessons in his studio .

His work can be seen locally at the Lafayette Gallery

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Step 1

Log is cut in half and reduced to a round shape. image



Step 2

Wood is placed between the drive and stationary centers of the lathe.


Step 3

The outside is shaped with a foot on the bottom to secure item for step 4.

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Step 4

The inside is shaped on the outboard end of the lathe.image

 


Step 5

Item is secured between centers as in step 3 to finish the bowl bottom.


Step 6

Bowl is sanded thoroughly, many coats of finish are applied and buffed.

 



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