Tri-Cities Woodturners Programs
We invite anyone interested in woodturning to come to a meeting. We usually meet on the first Tuesday of each month at the Community Chest building in Gray, TN (113 Gray Ruritan Drive). If we are having special all day programs or if a holiday conflicts with that date, then the following schedule will be followed.
Feb 3rd, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Sparky Paessler – Vacuum stabilizing wood
Sparky will discuss Stabilizing wood, what it is and benefits of using it, the various chemicals/resins used in the process and the various vacuum chamber and pump setups. He will pull a vacuum on some duck call blanks in polyurethane to demonstrate the process and then turn a stabilized duck call blank to show the process of turning and finishing.
Mar 3rd, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Bob Schrader – Bowl turning
- Setting up and roughing a natural edge bowl.
- Truing up a roughed, dried, warped, bowl blank.
Apr 7th, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Bob Gunther – Turning picture frames
May 5th, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Marty Libman – Tools and Techniques
Jun 2nd, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Norman Sloan – Offset turning
Jul 7th, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – TBD
Aug 4th, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – TBD
Sep 1st, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – TBD
Oct 6th, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – TBD
Nov 3rd, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – TBD
Dec 1st, 2015 (Tuesday 7:00pm) – Annual Christmas Dinner at the Community Chest Bldg
This is a potluck dinner and everyone is invited.
This is a chance to just hang out and get to know other club members better.
There will not be a demonstration at this meeting. No instant gallery.
There will be a vote for 2016 Club Officers .
Don’t forget that applications and dues for 2016 will be collected.
We are a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners.