A common feature of most modern lathes is reverse. Used mainly for sanding and bowl turning but it also offers some real safety, comfort and technique advantages.
Also you can see the complete turning shown in this video here https://youtu.be/YLbbvzP_zYE look for the reversing.
Bonus: Making & Mastering Wood Planes by David Finck
Kari Hultman’s “The Village Carpenter” blog – http://villagecarpenter.blogspot.com/
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