Beautiful Bowls by Jim McLain of Socorro, New Mexico
This piece is made from Chinese Pistache, a very hard wood to cure without cracking because it moves a lot. Pentacryl allows me to cure it with the pith included. Drying wood in New Mexico is quite a challenge but Pentacryl is a big help.
“Chaco Passages” sphere. Alligator Juniper with the pith included:
From the “Chaco” series, this wood is Alligator Juniper: