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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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FLWT Hosts Keith Tompkins

FLWT Hosts Keith Tompkins

On Friday and Saturday, April 19th and 20th, FLWT will be hosting national speaker Keith Tompkins (www.keithptompkins.com). Keith turnes a wide variety of pieces and is well known for his spiral and carved pieces.  His work is exhibited in several galleries.  You can see some of the details of Keith’s work in the photos above as well as on his web site. FLWT will host Mr. Tompkins for a special Friday night club meeting on April 19th open to all…

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FLWT Hosts Peter Exton

FLWT Hosts Peter Exton

On Friday and Saturday, February 22nd and 23rd, FLWT will be hosting national speaker Peter Exton (www.peterexton.com).  Peter is well known in the woodturning world for his inside-out/off-center turning technique producing beautiful forms assembled from multiple turned pieces.  You can see some of the details of Peter’s techniques in articles appearing in the February 2010 and December 2012 issues of the AAW Journal.  The differences between the more traditional off-center technique and the methods that Peter uses are that Peter…

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FLWT Hosts Bob Rosand

FLWT Hosts Bob Rosand

UPDATE 11/15/2012 – Bob Rosand has notified FLWT that he has an injury to his back and is unable to make it to demonstrate for these events.  We have rearranged our schedule to have FLWT’s own Jim Echter do his demonstration, originally planned for February, in place of Mr. Rosand.  The Saturday November, 17th demonstration will be cancelled.  We are attempting to reschedule with Bob Rosand to demonstrate for FLWT in the near future. FLWT is hosting national turner Bob…

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