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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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FLWT Hosts Bob Rosand

FLWT Hosts Bob Rosand

FLWT is hosting national turner Bob Rosand (www.rrosand.com) for our March monthly meeting. Mr. Rosand is known for his turned projects from scrap wood and he will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on March 21st. His talk that evening will be on his work and turning techniques and he will also show us a bit of turning. On Saturday March 22nd, Bob will be demonstrating his techniques for turning a multitude of objects on the lathe….

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FLWT Hosts Liam O’Neill from Ireland

FLWT Hosts Liam O’Neill from Ireland

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st and 22nd, Finger Lakes Woodturners will be hosting national speaker Liam O’Neill (www.liamoneill.com) from Ireland. Mr. O’Neill is probably best known as the person who introduced the Irish  Side Grind Bowl Gouge to David Ellsworth – who eventually promoted its use throughout American woodturning.  Liam is known for a variety of turned work including bowls, hollow forms and lidded containers.  In addition, his most recent work is made up of large…

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