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Turners 1 September 2008 Meeting

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The members gathering for the September Turners 1 meeting

A good assortment of turnings starting on the show and tell table

President Steve Imerese gets the meeting started

Kurt Hertzog led off the show and tell with his first turned wooden hat, a bowler

Jim Hilburger shows his latest invention for the fair whistles

A new platter was shown by Lance Kanaby

Bill Perry showed an assortment of his recent turnings

David Day shows his pierced bowl

Dan Mohr showed his latest work

A new type of turning from a magazine article was shown by Jim Schnellinger

Ben Martinke has been busy making bottle stoppers

Another magazine article driven project of interlocking turnings was done by Jim Vasi

Steve Imerese shows his multi-species peppermill

The demonstration for the meeting was done by Kurt Hertzog

Kurt demonstrated his method for sharpening lathe tools

He stressed that it was how they cut that was the final arbiter of sharpness

The demo covered tools, equipment, jigs, fixtures, and geometries

Kurt illustrates the reason why some tools are ground at different angles

He shows how he uses a diamond hone to sharpen his skew chisels

Kurt covers solving some of the common grinding and tool shape problems

       
Photos by Jake Debski & Jay Elliott
     

 


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