- SPRING TRAINING
15 March Friday 12-6
13:45 James McClure
15:30 Don Geiger
Natural edge Bowl
17:15 James McClure
March Saturday 10-6
11:45 Steve Marlow
Bowl from a Board-Flat to Fantastic
13:30 Patrick Sikes
Sea urchin ornament
15:15 Steve Marlow
You're the Tops
17:00 Patrick Sikes
Pen Turning - Beyond the Basic
17 March Sunday 10-4
11:45 Keith Larrett
End grain vessel with Pewter Rim
13:30 Rudolph Lopez
Thin stemmed Goblet
14:45 Al Hockenbery
Turning a Sphere the easy way
Calabash bowl: Calabash bowls,
elegantly shaped with rounded bottoms present particular challenges to the
turner. Learn simple concepts to
successfully turn these and other bowls with confidence.
Natural edge bowl:
Starting with a green half log a bowl is turned. Learn about the tools to
use, wood selection, blank preparation, mounting, techniques to produce pleasing
curves and smooth surfaces, and drying the bowl successfully.
Spherical box: Learn the
techniques and tools to use to turn a spherical box.
Get new ideas and inspiration about how to use texturing and coloring to
enhance your work
Bowl from a Board: Attendees
will discover a rarely used technique to turn their flat scraps into completed
and beautiful turnings. Information
will include jig and chuck considerations, cutting and gluing techniques, tool
considerations, and finishing.
Sea urchin ornament: make an
eye catching ornament with elegant finials.
Learn finial design concepts, simple ways to prepare and finish the
shells, and how to add gold leaf.
You're the Tops: Easy to
learn, quick, and enjoyable projects that only require basic tools and know-how.
Pen Turning - Beyond the
Basics: go beyond the basic kits, turn end-caps, use cone centers to perfect
Vessel with Pewter Rim: A
quick and easy method to embellish an end grain vessel with the addition of a
cast pewter rim.
Thin stemmed goblet: Whether
for show or use a turned goblet is a great gift and fun to turn.
Learn how to turn the cup and a long thin stem.
Turning a sphere: Learn a technique for turning a Sphere that is simple and quick. Mastering the spherical curve will improve the curves in all your turnings.