Woodturning project #1 – 8 inch sycamore bowl

So I have taken up a new hobby to go with all of the others, and this is my first attempt to make something.

This in an 8 inch sycamore bowl.

I am in preparation of a turning course in two weekends time and thought I should give things a go before I went, this is the first thing I have put on a lathe and the first bit of woodwork in over 25 years.

This is my attempt, sorry about the quality of the photos I was using the camera on the back of a tablet.

I followed this tutorial from Keith Barrow on YouTube: