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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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Finger Lakes Woodturners Pen Workshop

Finger Lakes Woodturners Pen Workshop

On Saturday March 3rd, FLWT offered a Pen Turning workshop for members. FLWT Board Adviser, Jeffery Cheramie taught the workshop including instruction on how to cut mark and drill the wood blanks for the pens, how to mount the blanks on the pen mandrel, how turn turn the blanks and how to finish and assemble the pens for use. Participants watched and worked intently along with the help of several FLWT member assistants. At the end of the day, everyone…

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Finger Lakes Woodturners Pen Turning Workshop

Finger Lakes Woodturners Pen Turning Workshop

Finger Lakes Woodturners will be holding a Pen Turning Workshop on Saturday March 3rd, for members that have previously signed up. The event will be hosted by FLWT Board Adviser Jeffery Cheramie along with other FLWT mentors. Details of the event are as follows: Pen Turning Workshop Saturday, March 3 9am to 1pm The event will be held in the Gym CP Rochester Please plan to come early to setup and be ready to begin at 9am. View Larger Map

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 Hosts Malcolm Zander

FLWT Hosts Malcolm Zander

FLWT is hosting national turner Malcolm Zander (www.malcolmzander.com) for our November monthly meeting.  Mr. Zander is known for his elegant thin-turned forms with delicate piercing details and he will be speaking at a special Friday evening club meeting on November 18th.  His talk that evening will be on his work and his thoughts on woodturning design.  On Saturday morning November 19th, Malcolm will be demonstrating his techniques for doing thin-walled turning with dry wood – he has some unique techniques…

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