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Finger Lakes Woodturners September 2016 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners September 2016 Meeting

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold the first meeting of the 2016-2017 year on Thursday, Sept 15th. The meeting will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event. At the September meeting, Dave Gilbert will be demonstrating how to make a vacuum hub for a lathe. The hub is what goes between the spindle and the turned object. A variety of…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Jamie Donaldson

Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Jamie Donaldson

Finger Lakes Woodturners will host our second national turner of the year, Jamie Donaldson, with a special April club meeting on Friday, April 22. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event. Jamie will be speaking and demonstrating at a special Friday evening club meeting on April 22nd. …

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Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Michael Kehs

Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Michael Kehs

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold a special October club meeting on Friday, October 16th. The meeting will be held at the new Isaac Heating and Air Conditioning facility and will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting will commence at 6:45pm. Following the business meeting we will have our featured event. This month we will be hosting our first National Turner of the season, Michael Kehs. Michael will be speaking at a special…

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FLWT Hosts Beth Ireland

FLWT Hosts Beth Ireland

Finger Lakes Woodturners will host National Turner Beth Ireland (http://bethireland.home.comcast.net/~bethireland/pages/bio.html) at a special Friday night meeting on April 17th.  At the meeting, Beth will talk about many of the facets that make up her career as a professional including her ventures into “Turn Around America”, her past and present work, and how she’s doing it.  On Saturday, April 18th, Beth will be combining two demos, Turning With Your Mind and Turning Outside the Box. Turning With Your Mind includes creative…

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FLWT Hosts Derek Weidman

FLWT Hosts Derek Weidman

FLWT is hosting national turner Derek Weidman (www.weidmanwoodsculpture.com) for our October monthly meeting. Mr. Weidman is known for his sculptural turned figures and he will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on October 17th. Derek has dedicated the last seven years to exploring lathe-based sculpture.  His approach involves multi-axis turning as the foundation of his work.  By using the unique shaping processes of turning, Derek has created a descriptive visual language that only the lathe can speak. …

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