Another Yellowheart Bowl

I have worked a good deal with Yellowheart and I almost always enjoy the experience and this was no exception.

I find that Yellowheart cuts very clean and requires little clean up sanding.

Yellowheart has a nice natural luster and sheen that appears satin-like when finely prepared.  There is also the occasional chatoyant effect as well.


This piece measures 7″ x 2″.

All major cuts were made using the Easy Wood Tool system on my Robust American Beauty lathe, although I do use Robert Sorby bowl gouges for light final passes before sanding.  Forward chucking was in a Nova Chuck, while reverse chucking was done using a Nova Chuck with Cole Jaws.  Sanding was with Gold and Green Wave sanding discs as well as Abranet screens from Packard Woodworks.  Final finish is Shellawax.

As always, I wish all my readers a great experience in whatever your wood working interests happen to be and to those who like working with lathes especially, do a good turn today!