Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM Education & Professional Studies


Occupational and Technical Studies

Committee Director

Mandell, Alan


The purpose of the study was to establish through experimental research an improved method of accelerating the seasoning of bowl blanks. Specifically the study was conducted to determine: 1. Whether a worthwhile method or methods were available for accelerating the seasoning of wood bowl blanks; 2. Whether the blanks were of suitable quality; 3. Whether the method or methods present a worthwhile learning experience; 4. Whether the unseasoned wood and the equipment used in seasoning were available, safe, and within reasonable financial means.

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