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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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Kim Dailey

February 12, 2014  is our  next meeting and our own Kim Dailey will be the demonstrator for the evening. UPDATE…… The topic HAS to be cast in stone! Kim has been having “one of those weeks” and the original demo subject … Continue reading

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Leon Lowell — November 13, 2013

INCISED TURNINGS Leon Lowell will be our demonstrator for the November Meeting and INCISED TURNING will be the subject. This will be very interesting! Leon will turn an object and then, using a router and jig, slice slits in that … Continue reading

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Tool Handles

Many types of aluminum style lathe tool handles are available from many vendors, but they can get a little “pricey”! At our meeting on June 12th, Brian Libby will demonstrate how to turn your own tool handles. We use tool … Continue reading

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Thread Chasing!

Damon Harmon will be our demonstrator for the May 8th meeting. If you have ever turned a small box and wanted to “step it up a notch” , be sure to attend and see how Damon  puts threads on some … Continue reading

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