Video: The adage goes, “measure twice, cut once.” Frank Howarth’s projects are a little more complicated than the average woodworker’s, so he measures a slew of times, cuts out test pieces and, yes, still makes mistakes. But it’s all in pursuit of the perfect bowl.
Here is Alan Holland performing his craft: woodturning. He takes a big chunk of wood, spins it on a lathe and shaves and cuts it down into something much more detailed. It’s painstaking work, but it looks absolutely rewarding. Getting to the finished product is like discovering something that was hidden underneath.