Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Wood Turning Workshop - March 1st

Alright, the schedule and details are here. Hope you are as excited as we are!
There will be 3 door prizes as well... but what they are is a secret. You have to be here!

When: Saturday, March 1st
Where: KJP Select Hardwoods
What time: 9:30 onwards... we recommend coming early to grab a good seat/standing spot and a coffee

Valley Woodturners Club Presentation - Celebrating Woodturning in Ottawa
Part 1 - 9:30 – 3:00, Multiple Demonstrators

This portion will be an ongoing presentation of multiple subjects that will include box making, pen turning, pendants and other subjects. There will be volunteer members present to answer your questions about woodturning.

If you have an interest in woodturning, questions about the process, or just curious here is a great opportunity to share with members of the Valley Woodturners their knowledge and enthusiasm about woodturning. Also learn about the club and its benefits, as well the training and mentoring.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to share the enthusiasm!

Valley Woodturners Club Presentation
Part 2 with Bart Poulter

9:30 - 11:00 - Make a Basic Bowl
Bart will cover lathe features, safety and function; tool selection, choice and orientation & mounting of the wood blank; and different methods of mounting the blank to the lathe. He will then turn a basic bowl showing various techniques and tools. Bart will close the session with a discussion about sanding and finishing.

11:30 - 1:00 - How to turn a pepper mill
Bart will explain the basic tools and materials (solid wood and laminated blanks)
This will be followed by a step by step instruction of the creation process. Sanding and finishing will be discussed.
Bart will close the session with a description of the assembly process

1:30 - 3:00 - Boards & Burls into Blanks
Bart will discuss how to process your new (or old) found boards, burls and even logs into blanks for your next masterpiece. Learn how to read the grain, orient the blank for maximum visual effect and get the most out of the wood that you have.

Check out the Valley Woodturners website here

No comments:

Post a Comment