show and tell

Welcome to the Upper Valley Woodturners

 

Notice: Pittsfield Crafts on the Green has been cancelled due to lack of participation.

May 14 Meeting : 10am start at the Academy
We have Marcel Durette coming for the main presentation. He will talk about and demo “Shaping a finger nail gouge from a new gouge, different shapes of gouges, how to use them and for what sort of cuts. Members are encouraged to bring in their favorite gouges and sharpening jigs to compare and for advice.

Open discussion before lunch will be “Carbide tools, demo and hands-on showing the ways to use the tools other than just as scrapers. Ed Orecchio will lead that discussion. Members are encouraged to bring in their carbide tools to compare and discuss.

Here is the link to the LED Lamp used at the academy. (It is not currently on sale.)

https://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/p/90/5708/KJR-Beacon-LED-Lathe-Lamp

Link of the month: This video is a bit long, but if you haven’t watched it yet, it is well worth paying close attention.

Established in 2008, “The Upper Valley  Woodturners” is a non-profit organization dedicated to the art of woodturning.  The club provides a meeting  place for woodturning enthusiasts to meet and share ideas and techniques regarding the craft & art of woodturning.  Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in woodturning no matter what skill level.  Our club members are from Vermont and New Hampshire. Woodturners from  other AAW Chapters are  always welcome.  The Upper Valley Woodturners is proud to be an affiliate member of the “American Association of  Woodturners”.