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Something for Everyone!  Here are some more Suggestions.

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Sample Demos

--- Turning Basics ---

Fundamental skills most turners should develop.

Getting to Know Your Bowl Gouge! 


Log to Bowl.


--- Skill Building Series ---

Project oriented activities to build skills while producing fun and useful works.

Warm it Up!


It's a Small World! 


--- General Turning ---

Have a Ball!  Turn a [thin wall] Sphere. 

      (Overview) (Handout)  

Platter Chatter - Getting from Ho Hum to Oh Wow!  (Emphasizes form and proportion.)

 (     (Overview) (Handout)

Pizazz on a Platter - Bringing Your Decorative Platter to Life.   (Emphasizes on lathe texturing.)

--- Beyond Round and Brown ---

 (Short Versions are designed for mix and match.)

Where's my Wood?  The Lost Wood Process.

      (Overview) (Handout) (FAQ) (Slide Show) (Sample)

What a Relief! - Shaping with Rotary Carving. (short version)


Carving with Fire - Embellishing with Burning and Branding.


Piercing for Mere Mortals


Piercing (short version)


Make it Pop! - Adding Color with Acrylics (short version)


Roughing It - Texturing with Rotary Tools.


--- Way Beyond Brown and Round ---

Related topics that may or may not involve the lathe.

Go With the Flow! - Using "Pour Paint" techniques to accent your woodturning.

Sample Demos

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I've been turning a long time and have made most of the mistakes that can be made.  I enjoy helping others avoid them. 


Let's see what I might do for your group.

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