Acclaimed wood turner Richard Raffan invites you into his shop to witness his bowl-turning methods and to hear tips and techniques directly from the mouth of the master.

He shows you how to sharpen tools and use bowl gouges, scrapers, and deep-hollowing rigs, peppering the lessons with his insightful and practical advice. He takes you through all the steps in the process, from preparing bowl blanks to sanding and finishing the completed vessel.

Projects described are a traditional bowl, a bark-rimmed bowl, a deep enclosed vessel, and a lidded bowl. An excellent reference for both novice and experienced turners.

Length: 120 minutes.