Next meeting will be Tuesday, March 13, 7 pm

Turning Green Wood Thin Wall Bowls by Dennis Lillis

President's Challenge:

Location: Bridges Community Church,
625 Magdalena Ave, Los Altos


Upcoming Events

Saturday March 10 2018
Rudy Lopez
Production Wood Turner
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Saturday May 19 2018
Trent Bosch
Wood Sculptor/Turner
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May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2018
Utah Woodturning Symposium
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June 14-17 2018 Portland OR
AAW's 32nd Annual International Symposium
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September 9 2018
Sam Angelo
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Past Club Meeting:

February 2018 meeting:
Bottom side hollowing by Claude Godcharles


When the top of the vase has an opening too small for hollowing, the turner must then hollow from the bottom of the piece. The trick is then to plug the bottom hole.


That is best done with a piece from the same wood so as to hide the entry hole. Claude showed us how to do that. Clever as he is, the piece shown had almost no clue that he had hollowed from the bottom. Nice going Claude. Now, maybe we can do it, too.
See the president's challenge and show and tell here


See more Past Meetings in the archive here

Past Demonstrations

Carl Jacobson - Sunday November 12, 2017


Carl Jacobsen is a prolific YouTube purveyor of woodturning videos, with 166,825 subscribers and 24,486,933 views since April 2007, with projects spanning the interest of beginners to advanced turning.
Carl showed 'basket illusions' using a beading tool, wood burner tool and playing cards.
He made an automotive shifting knob from spalted wood with an over spray paint chip turned into a highlight.
Finally he turned a lidded box. He showed clever techniques for holding base and lid to turn the ends.
See demonstration photos here

Sally Ault - Saturday October 7, 2017


Sally covered a range of topics.
Jewelry...she showed us tips and techniques of making small forms that can be combined with in various ways to create a jewelry item.
Boxes...turn a box using wood or a sea urchin. She had a facinating description how to create very artisitic pieces.
See demonstration photos here
Jewelry demo handout here
Embellishing lids handout here
Making a sea urchin box handout here


See more Past Demonstrations in the archive here