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September 12th meeting – Bill Lewis

This month Bill Lewis is going to be our demonstrator. He’s going to be doing a timely demo on how he turns his seasonal boxes. Bill’s demos are always good and full of turning tricks and tips. What a way … Continue reading

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June 13th MEETING

Hollowing systems   The GOOD, the BAD and the UGLY There are several captured hollowing system available, Brian Libby will demonstrate three different captured systems and a couple of hand held tools as well. This will be an interactive demo … Continue reading

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March 14, 2018 meeting

Peter Walen will be our demonstrator at our March 14th meeting Here is some of Peter’s resent work. He will show us how he textures and paint his art work.   REMINDER- bring back your half turned challenge. Show and … Continue reading

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February 14, 2018

Open Forum Night Let’s try something a little different this month! Bring a turning problem, project or tool that you’d like to get some advice on. Have you got any “tips or tricks”? If so bring them along !!! Wood raffle … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

Mike  Chase On November 9th 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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Pyrography 101

Ralph Whalen  – Woodburning Ralph is new to the club but has been a woodworker for many years. Bring your wooddburners – this is a hands-on demo Ralph will bring some wood and show us how to embellish our work … Continue reading

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PETER WALEN

Large platter W/end grain cutting board  Peter Walen will once again step behind the mustard monster and perform his magic, showing us how he makes a large platter and then inserts a small, round, end grain cutting board in the … Continue reading

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May 14th Meeting

Demonstration Times Three Peter Walen – Pyrography Peter will show us his wood burning techniques. Mike Chase – End grain tear-out Mike will show us how he deals with end grain tear-out on softer woods like butternut. Kim Dailey – … Continue reading

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Q & A NIGHT

April 9, 2014 meeting at Dirigo High School wood shop, Dixfield Meet the turners night We were snowed out last meeting – let’s give it another try ! See previous post below for more information  

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Q & A Night

March 12, 2014 meeting Ask the Turners Night !   Kim Dailey,  Mike Chase  and  Gary Rowland These are three experienced turners who show and sell their work. Turning, finishing, sharpening, pricing, embellishing, coloring, preparing a blank, it’s all fair … Continue reading

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