Preparing Big Koa block, 12x 12 x 30 level and ready to turn.
Shaping vase, outside form on lathe.
Big boring bar, hollowing vase.
Finished 2 vases, and started third vase.
400lb Koa block ready to turn huge vase 24x 24x 35 tall
Shaping outside of large 400lb koa vase.
Dyed and nondyed bowls.
Koa bowls under table
Building steady rest.
Cutting steel with torch.
Welding in shop
Steady rest done. Keeps bowl in center.
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