Bangor Woodworkers Learn How To Make Bowls Out Of Wood, No Doubt Helping Them Save Millions On Not Buying Wooden Bowls Anymore

Eastern Maine Community College woodturning class

Eastern Maine Community College woodturning classIt looked like a cookware party. All the ingredients were there: People gathered around a table talking quietly, bowls and vessels of different sizes and shapes were on display. When someone carried in a small table made from the famed elm tree “Herbie” of Yarmouth it was clear this was no ordinary gathering. It was the monthly meeting of the Eastern MaineWoodturners at the Eastern Maine Community College Building and Construction Workshop in Bangor. Wood was the subject and there was no shortage of it. The crowd of 33 men and a few women had braved cold temperatures to see a demonstration by Carl Winter on how to turn bowls from trees on a wood lathe. Wood chips flew as Winter commanded the audience’s attention, making two bowls appear from separate blocks of cherry he had been curing for some time. (read more at Bangor Daily News)