Potato on a lathe

In this footage, a potato is turned on a lathe. It looks lovely, but not much is left when the work is done, so the operator improvises a technique that allows him to devour the potato in realtime. I remain convinced that sandpaper is the most efficient method of removing potato skin.

<Werner Herzog> I would like to see the potato chess set now, please. </Werner Herzog>

Here's another potato on another lathe: