Announcements

Next meeting will be Tuesday, February 13, 7 pm

Program: Basket Illusions by Dave Vannier

President's Challenge:
Lidded boxes (make one and bring it)

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

 

Upcoming Events

Tuesday March 13
WBW meeting
Turning green wood thin wall bowls - Dennis Lillis

Saturday March 10 2018
Rudy Lopez
Production Wood Turner
See flyer here

Saturday May 19 2018
Trent Bosch
Wood Sculptor/Turner

May 10th, 11th & 12th, 2018
Utah Woodturning Symposium
Click here for more info

June 14-17 2018 Portland OR
AAW's 32nd Annual International Symposium
Click here for more info

Past Club Meeting:

January 2018 meeting: Showing and describing December gifts

party

January featured the showing of gifts from our December gift exchange. Those who made the gifts then described for us how they made them. This gave us all a chance to better view the gifts and gave us an insight into how to make them.
See the show and tell here

 

See more Past Meetings in the archive here

Past Demonstrations

Carl Jacobson - Sunday November 12, 2017

Carl

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

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