If you see really beautifully turned wooden bowls, like at an art fair, stop and take a look. It's easy to overlook how much time goes into making a wood bowl on a lathe. This has to be due to the abundance of mass-produced, zero personality wooden bowls on the market.
To see a bowl in this lump of wood, well, it's beyond me.
But look! It's taking shape.
Hollowing out the inside.
Awww nuts! Due to a sap ball, the wood was defective, but can still make a beautiful piece of sculptural art.
Interested in learning how to turn wood? There are many online classes, but here's a link to woodturning classes around the country. For a primer, check out Woodturning 101 for some basic get-you-started info.
Give me a hint. How do they do this?