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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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FLWT Hosts Andy DiPietro

FLWT Hosts Andy DiPietro

FLWT is hosting national turner Andy DiPietro (www.woodartforms.com) for our April monthly meeting.  Mr. DiPietro is known for his elegant hollow forms with unique surface treatments and dyed colors and he will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on April 20th.  His talk that evening will be on his work and journey through woodturning along with his thoughts on evolving toward a personal style.  On Saturday April 21st, Andy will be demonstrating his techniques for developing a…

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Malcom Zander Lecture and Workshop at FLWT a Success

Malcom Zander Lecture and Workshop at FLWT a Success

For our November meeting, Finger Lakes Woodturners hosted Malcolm Zander who is known for his exquisite forms and delicate pierced details. Malcolm did a Friday night lecture on Form and Design in Woodturning and followed that up with a lecture and demonstration on his techniques for thin-walled turning using dry wood on Saturday morning.  On Saturday night eight FLWT members tried their hand at applying the techniques that Malcolm taught with their own thin-walled bowls.  Turnout for all of the…

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