Hi fellow MAWT members, Bob Leonard presented a great demo on using vacuum chucks. Bob, who runs Frugal Vacuum Chucks, demonstrated his advancements in vacuum pumps and especially the chucks. Many members probably use vacuum chuck but if you haven’t, you should seriously consider one. I purchased one of Bob’s … Continue reading
The recording of the October meeting is available to view on the Demo Video page of the website. Click Here. The video includes Ron’s comments, a nice show and tell presentation by a number of members, and Bob Leonard’s presentation on vacuum chucking.
Member Leigh White contacted Ron Z. recently and wanted to let the club know that the Urban Wood Lab, usually known for their large wood slabs, is interested in providing wood blanks for woodturners. As Leigh wrote: “They’ve been interested in reaching out to the woodturning community but weren’t sure … Continue reading
Hi fellow MAWT member, Of all of the remote demonstrators we have watched, Harvey Meyer has to be the best. He is an excellent turner, a great presenter and a skilled videographer. Almost 50 members watched an informative demonstration on turning a simple yet elegant vessel. Even if you never … Continue reading
You can download the tutorial for Harvey Meyer’s Pedestal Box below.
Hi fellow members, We had an excellent demonstration Monday night as Kevin Seigworth explained how to keep your lathe tools sharp. Whether you are a novice or an expert, nothing beats a sharp tool to make turning easier and more enjoyable. His simple yet detailed explanations were extremely helpful to … Continue reading
The August Gallery of Picture is show below. If you are not attending meetings in person and would like your work to be shared in the gallery, send a high resolution picture to Tom Hipsak and we will make sure it is included in a monthly posting.
Hi everyone; Ron referred to Empty Bowls in his monthly letter. I’ve been making a few (actually) several bowls recently for Empty Bowls and thought I would share a bit. The following is my opinion and process and is not intended to be the only way to do things. First, … Continue reading
You can view the August Meeting Video, including Kevin Seigworth’s sharpening demonstration on the MAWT Website – Click Here.
If you were unable to attend the July 2021 meeting, either in person or as part of the Zoom stream, it is now posted on the web site for your viewing pleasure. Click here.