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Turners 1 September Meeting

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The Turners 1 September meeting drew over 50 members

President Jim Vasi gets the meeting started

Lyle Foell reports that the EC Fair effort raised $3812 for Make-A-Wish

Jim Shimwell leads off the show and tell portion of the meeting

Jim made a small wagon from a wooden carrying case for bottles

Jim's clever idea for a pen holder

Bob Ball shows his in-process pepper mill lay up techniques

Ken Miller shows a lidded box with a combination of heartwood and sapwood

A closer look at Ken Miller's lidded box

Jim Hilburger explains his mass production of snowmen

These guys disappear as fast as Jim can make them

Our featured demonstrator was Jed Donahue from the Buffalo Turners 2 Club

Jed demo was of Jim Hilburger's version of the deep hollowing system with a laser indicator

Jim holds up Jed's continuous cutting that goes on and on and on

After a bit of shaping, it is mounted in a chuck and drilled for hollowing

Jed demonstrates hollowing with a ring tool

He also shows some hollowing with an Exocet tool

Jed sets up the boring bar attachments

Jim looks on as Jed puts it together

Jed cuts the walls to their final thickness after adjusting the laser

   

The laser light falling off the turning indicates you've achieved the desired thickness

Jed put on an excellent demonstration for the large crowd of members

       
Photos by Kurt Hertzog
     

 


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