Hi fellow MAWT members, We had an excellent demonstration by Trent Bosch this past Monday evening. Trent is a professional woodturner and demonstrator who really knows his craft. He expertly and quickly turned a hollow vessel and showed numerous techniques to embellish the surface, ranging from carving, sanding, burning, dyeing … Continue reading
Tom Hipsak has complied a number of photos submitted by members for the July Virtual Gallery. See it below, or click here to download it. Thanks, Tom!
Sold!! Delta Ironbed 1440 wood lathe. Comes with drive center, revolving tail center, two tool rests, face plate and a knock out bar. $200 $100. Carl Brust. Reply to the email that contains the link to this post and I will pass Carl’s phone number along to you, … Continue reading
I just cut down and picked up three 10-foot cherry logs this morning. The largest is roughly 16 inches in diameter. I am willing to share some of this with club members. There is at least one smaller crotch available. You can respond to the email that has the link … Continue reading
Hi fellow MAWT members, We had an excellent demonstration at the September meeting by two of our fellow members. Tom Hipsak gave us a ton of tips for pen-turning, specifically Turn For Troop pens, and Curt VanWeelden did an explanation and demo on laser engraving. There was plenty of great … Continue reading
Curt Van Weelden provided a copy of the slide show he used for his laser engraving demo last Monday evening.
I have a limited amount of pear wood and hickory wood that I cut this summer. I have one log of pear left that is about 9 inches in diameter and 16 inches long. If you have never turned pear, it is an interesting wood. It has very little grain … Continue reading
We were able to capture the demonstration that Ron made for the August meeting. Click below to see the YouTube video. You are going to want to make some popcorn and get comfortable, as the video is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
August 2020 MAWT President’s Letter Hi fellow members, The August demonstration by yours truly was making wood rings with the lathe. I hope your interest was piqued by the demo. Whether it’s making a solid wood ring, a ring with a metal core or a beautiful inlay with crushed stone, … Continue reading
(By Ron Zdroik) Ring Making Suppliers – You can find the materials and tools I used at these vendors: Craft Supplies USA – woodturnerscatalog.com (ring cores, blanks, crushed stone, metal powders, tools) Woodcraft – woodcraft.com (rings cores, crushed stone) Ring Supplies – ringsupplies.com (ring cores, blanks, crushed stone, metal powders, … Continue reading