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October 12, 2016

Al Mather will  demonstrate  Inside-out Turning Al is certainly no stranger to demonstrating at Dixfield. This month he will take us through the steps involved in making this unique turning.  

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September 14, 2016

Brian Libby demonstrates Turning  a  Twig  Pot Twig pots or weed pots are a nice way to use up odd pieces of wood, and best of all you can go into the back yard and take a branch or small sapling … Continue reading

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JUNE 8, 2016

UPDATE   KIM DAILEY will demo on Wednesday June 8th Turning an acrylic pen 6PM Dirigo High School woodshop Hopefully Mike can do his demo in the fall!

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JUNE 8, 2016

Mike  Chase On June 8th Mike will step behind the “Mustard Monster” and work his magic by turning a toothpick dispenser. This is a design that was featured in Wood Magazine –  Issue 182, March 2008. Mike is a great … Continue reading

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May 11, 2016

Al Mather Demonstrates turning a biscuit cutter Al makes hundreds of these classic biscuit cutters every year and will lead us through the process he uses to achieve the final product. Yes, Al does use other tools besides the skew … Continue reading

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April 13 ,2016

Open Mic Night ………. Well sort of ! Actually the Sharing of Ideas. This will be a group discussion on various turning subjects. Some of the subjects will be Holding that piece of wood on the lathe Hollowing techniques and equipment Design … Continue reading

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MARCH 9, 2016

Al  Mather  Turning small decorative “Christmas” trees “I will put an emphasis upon the skew chisel, and will discuss and demonstrate one style of these trees with which I use the skew for the majority of the shaping. We will … Continue reading

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February 10, 2016

Peter Walen Will be our demonstrator for the evening. We don’t know exactly what pete has up his sleeve, but it will diffently be worth attending to see!  —————-UPDATE !!!!!!——————– Pete will demonstrate Burned, cut and spray painted art pieces … Continue reading

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January 13, 2016

Brian Libby demonstrates using a flexible shaft tool to embellish your turnings.  This will be the passing on of information that he learned after taking a class with Steven Kennard at the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in September. The demo … Continue reading

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December 9, 2015

Christmas Party Pot luck supper – please bring a dish to share (Don’t forget the serving utensil – the club provides plates, silverware and drinks) Gift exchange (Yankee Swap) for those who wish to participate  (home-made is preferable) Spouses and … Continue reading

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