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Finger Lakes Woodturners and RWS Host John Beaver

Finger Lakes Woodturners and RWS Host John Beaver

Our next national turner will be John Beaver who is coming to FLWT for our next meeting on Thursday March 16. In addition to the Thursday night meeting and demo where John will show the process for making his wave bangles and wave bowls, there will be an all day demonstration on Saturday March 18 and a hands on workshop on Sunday March 19 for up to 10 participants. John Beaver’s visit to Rochester is a joint visit with Finger…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Mark Sillay

Finger Lakes Woodturners Host Mark Sillay

Finger Lakes Woodturners will hold our regular November club meeting on Friday, November 18th, instead of the usual 3rd Thursday meeting date. For November we are hosting our first national turner of the season, Mark Sillay.The meeting will begin at 6:00pm with a show and share of members work. A quick business meeting, which includes the elections for Vice President and Treasurer roles, will commence at 6:30pm. Following the business meeting we will have Mark’s demo. Friday evening Mark will…

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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 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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