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Finger Lakes Woodturners Turn Heads With Polyrhythm

Finger Lakes Woodturners Turn Heads With Polyrhythm

Recently, the Victor. NY Post ran an article on the FLWT “Polyrhythm” project and win at the 2011 AAW Symposium.  The article and a few photographs can be seen here. Subsequent to the run in the Victor post, the article was run in all of the area Messenger Post newspapers, here.

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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FLWT 2011-2012 Schedule

FLWT 2011-2012 Schedule

September Jim Echter – Spindle Turning October Jerry Sheridan – Embellishing & Ward Donahue – Sharpening System November Malcolm Zander – National Speaker (Friday night meeting, Saturday morning demo & Saturday afternoon hands-on) see www.malcomzander.com December Mark Mazzo – Hollowing Winter Party TBD but likely after the first of the year and not on a meeting night January Mike Hachey – 5” Hand Held Mirror February Bruce Trojan – Off Center Platter March Ed Lehman – Bud Vase or Functional…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners wins first place AAW Chapter Collaborative

Finger Lakes Woodturners wins first place AAW Chapter Collaborative

This year our club chose to participate in it’s first (for us) Chapter Collaborative Project for display and judging at the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) Annual Symposium in St. Paul Minnesota.  This project was the brainchild of Club Secretary, Bruce Trojan and involved the work of many of our members over a period of several months.  After its long trek to St. Paul, “Polyrhythm” – our symposium entry, went on display at the event. The chapter collaborative entries were…

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