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SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

WGO MEMBER INSTRUCTORS

Jogi Makhani
Qualified artist, painter, sculptor in various mediums. One on one sessions
Cost: $100.00 / half day, $175.00 / full day, $300.00 / two days.
Subjects: Colour, pyrography, engraving, turning alabaster. Working with wood, stone and plastic.

Frank DiDomizio
One on one woodturning instruction offered in Peterborough.
It covers tools, sharpening, spindle and/or bowl and platter turning (includes handout notes).
Cost is $180/day or $300 for 2days
for more information, visit Frank's 'classes' page at: http://www.frankdidomizio.com/classes.html



WGO Members on the Web

Other Resources

LEAF (Local Enhancement and Appreciation of Forests)
The American Association of Woodturners
LIST OF WOODS, Wikipedia (A great site with good descriptions of most species)
Archive of Brian Clifford's site (many good learning and project articles)
Jeff Jewitt Finishing Articles
Around The Woods
New item Common Pests of Ontario Trees
A Landowners Resource Guide to Butternut
Wood decay in living and dead trees: A pictorial overview - Northern Research Station
Compartmentalization of decay in trees - Northern Research Station - Forest Service
Tree Wounds— Invitations to Wood Decay Fungi - Plant Pathology - University of Kentucky
origins of decay in living deciduous trees - Historic Tree Care
Indicators of Decay in Trees
Mechanisms of Compartmentalization of Decay in Living Trees - American Phytopathological Society
Wood Decaying Fungi
Producing Spalted Wood - Forest Products Laboratory - Forest Service/a>
Wood Decay, Degradation & Stain - LSU AgCenter