As i have alluded to before, whipping out the blowtorch is a great way of dealing with cracked stock (or stock that unexpectedly cracks after i turn it). As a bit of a side note, many of the pieces i make crack because they are cut from a single branch (because i like working with timber from scratch and cant handle big tree trunks).
Well lets just say that i went to town with the blowtorch on this one, leaving the inside looking a bit like what i imagine a teeny meteor would do to a tree trunk… :
This one also throws a pretty swanky light up the wall
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