Hikimono is traditional Japanese woodturning using a lathe. As the wood is rotated, the woodworker applies a blade to shape the wood as it turns. By keeping the lathe spinning at a consistent speed, balanced, symmetrical forms are made such as bowls, trays, plates and other cylindrical and circular forms.

Hikimono | Traditional Japanese Wood Turning | Shaping A Bowl On A Lathe

Back To Techniques Overview

%d bloggers like this: