The featured presenter for the September 2019 meeting will be Steve Johns. Steve will be covering basic bowl turning and offering tips/techniques to improve your own results.
Our June 2019 club meeting will feature Franck Johannesen as our featured presenter. The topic will be turning Norfolk Island Pine so that the knots align all on one side.
The July 2019 club meeting will feature Steve Johns demonstrating the use of a coring system on the lathe.
Ralph McKee has granted me permission to publish his detailed instructions for turning a bird house Christmas ornament. This is for active members only and available under the Menus, Past Presentations menu option. You will need to be logged in to the website in order to view this page. Just click here to go straight to the page.
Member Craig Meyer has shared a large list of various suppliers for pen components. You can find it linked on the Members page. Just click "Members" in the menu at the top of the website.
We've added a new members-only feature under the Members menu. Now you can view slideshows of specific club presentations held in the past. As we come across more disks of photos we'll be adding to this collection.
We have added a new members-only page to the website for useful reference charts. These are the images found in the posters displayed in our shop. You can find the new page under the Members menu or by clicking this link. Note you must be logged into our website to have access to this page.
Ted Hains noted there were questions at the January club meeting regarding how to find Deft spray finishes. Ted says you can find them at:
Paint Store Plus
11485 S Cleveland Ave #6, Fort Myers, FL 33907
Here is a Google Maps link to this address
We've made a few updates to the website:
AAW sent an announcement for next year's woodturning symposium. You should have received your own copy of the announcement. But if you didn't, here are the details:
Florida Woodturning Symposium
invites you to join us at our event
February 8-10, 2019
Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center
39034 County Road 452, Leesburg, Florida 34788
Greame Priddle & Melissa Engler
* Dixie Biggs * Steve Cook * Barry Reiter * Walt Wager * Steve Marlow
Lots of Activities!
Silent and Live Auctions
Win a Shopping Spree
Visit the Craft Room
On Site Accommodations
Vendors om Site
Raffle Tickets for a chance to win a Powermatic 3520C lathe
To Register for the Symposium, Go To:
Late Fees apply after 31 December
We look forward to seeing you in February!
Thank you to everyone who attended our annual club Christmas party at Olive Garden. There were some amazing craftsmanship shared during the traditional white-elephant gift exchange. This really is a talented group of wood turners!
We should have some photos posted soon, I'll let everyone know when they're online.
Chapter 120American Association of Woodturners
Address:3061 E Riverside DrFort Myers, FL 33916
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