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SEPTEMBER MEETING - Demo and TRAINING class

  

September's meeting moves from Thursday September 20th to Friday September 21st to accommodate a 2 day demonstration/workshop by Wayne Furr.   Friday night is the demo portion open to all.  Saturday's workshops are:

beginner to intermediate from 8am-12pm. Turning a clam shell box. This segment is full for hands on, but others can come to watch and learn. 

More advanced will be from 1pm to 5pm. Turning a hollow vessel, exact project to be determined. This segment still has openings.  There is no cost to members, $25 for non- members .  Contact Club Secretary Brenda Clark to sign up for Saturday's class. dswtar@gmail.com  

Great July Meeting!!

  Our DEMONSTRATION was by world famous production wood-turner, Mike Mahoney (https://www.youtube.com/results…

) via live video feed from his home in Northern California. We learned a lot! Also was the raffle, show and tell, and the winner of the Platter Challenge. Tom Dunn! GREAT WORK, Thomas Dunn.   Go to the  PHOTO GALLERY tab to see the pictures!    

Wood Turning Class

Meet the Class

Our FIRST Basic Wood-turning Training Class. From left to right: Rick Northen, Don Hall, Bryan Signorelli, Ethan Anderson, Hal J. Merriman, Brenda Clark, Tom Thomas Dunn, Pat Morris, Ken Birjkovff, Bill Marlow.  

Many thanks to our Students: Ethan Anderson, Brenda Clark, Kirk Freeny, Don Hall, Rick Northen, and Bryan Signorelli. Our Mentors: Bill Marlow, Ken Birjkovff, Hal Merrican, Pat Morris and Charles Kokes. And especially to VERY BIG THANKS to Mentor and wonderful INSTRUCTOR, TOM DUNN!!!    

We hope to have additional training classes in the future.  

Special THANKS to HAL MERRIMAN for the generous use of his workshop!   

January 18th Meeting

WOW!  What a great turnout!!  Four guests and three new members!!!

Members checking out the Gallery Table. Next month -- SHOW and TELL!!! 

Ron Endicott from our sister club in Hot Springs (CAW - Central Arkansas Woodturners) came to teach us how to turn STAVE bowls and vases.  THANK YOU RON!!!  

A couple of Ron's stave vases. Tiger Maple, Burl, and Ebony. Great work, Ron!!!


Pay attention now!  Ron is a good teacher.  

Another of Ron's master pieces. A wooden ribbon make from perfectly matched 3 separate stave bowls, cut in two and then re-positioned and glued back together in a ribbon pattern. WOW!!!  Please, do TRY this at home!! :)   

Meetings and EVENTS

JULY Meeting, Thursday Night the 19th , 6:30 PM

Connection Center, First United Methodis Church, 308 W. Main St.   Jacksonville

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Come join us for fellowship, demonstrations, show and tell, for sell table, and much, much more!