@Gerald Thank You! I missed an opportunity to "procure" a piece of American Chestnut. There was a small roadside motel type business, not far from here, that was demolished. It was one of those types that had individual tiny log cabins, for each family, and was constructed from chestnut logs. By the time I got there, in the middle of the night, the logs were all removed.
@FlGatorwood Thanks! And, thanks for the heads up on the wood source. I'm still on my original Tormek wheel. I would love to upgrade to the CBN but seeing how most of my turning tools are Easy Wood Tools carbide, I