News & Announcements
UPCOMING MEETINGS (2013/2014 calendar)
February 27: Skills night: How to turn an acrylic pen.
A dozen pen kits will be available at cost for those who wish to learn
to turn an acrylic pen. Any kits not taken by those who turn will be
available to other members.
March 20: general meeting: Brian Campbell , one of our own WGO members, and WGO Program Director will be demonstrating how to turn a “Cube on the Bias” Bowl. This is a unique and unusual way to turn a bowl. This is one of those “ how did you do that” projects! For example photos, (click here)
Want to take part in
an Acrylic pen & keychain turning class on February 26th at the Lee
Vallley tools store on Morningside? Instructor is our own Richard Price
- an expert pen maker.
Also, on March 17th Richard will teach a class on turning mechanical pencils
Check out the Lee Valley web site (here) for information.
WGO MEMBERS SURVEY:
For WGO members only. Follow this link to the survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PKRYK7H
Fill out the survey to let our planning committee know what you would like to see and do.
Items for sale:
- General 260, 20" lathe
- Easy Cut carbide tools
- Compressor, Bandsaw, Router Table
March 15, 2014; Airbrush class by Frank Cheung
For full details & sign up, visit his web site page (here).
$100.00 plus $45.00 materials per person. (materials fee refundable with purchase of a basic airbrush set)
This workshop will include 3 main parts: lecture, demonstration, and practice with professional assistant. Class will start with information lecture, then a project demonstration followed by hands on practice. Students will be asked to try different techniques during the class time and work on class project.
Don't forget to
working on more wig stands!
This is an ongoing project - much appreciated by recipients
If you mislaid the plans, they are (here) - print a copy
and make one or a dozen. . .
COMPETITION RULES, Revised March 27, 2013: Note, rules for 2014 will be modified......If you want your opinions considered or included for the revisions, contact the web master with your suggestions.
WGO COMPETITION RULES: (2013 rules: here) - MAY 8, 2014 will be here before you know it, WORK ON YOUR ENTRIES NOW!
(link to safety
A copy of the AAW Lathe safety guidelines are posted. Read the guidelines at least once a year to keep them fresh in your mind. Develop and maintain a SAFE workshop!
FIRST AID ARTICLE: Forget your first aid knowledge and learn the new way of taking care of workshop injuries, follow the link below for a great article.