Category Archives: Spindle Turning

FVWG General Meeting December 2017

[ December 14, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] December 14th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Happen“ and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members.

7:10 Featured Demos: Chucking and Holding lathe work will be presented by 3 of our seasoned […]

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FVWG General Meeting November 2017

[ November 9, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

November 9th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Happen“ and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

 

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members.

7:10 Hands On Night: Scoops!

Lance Rossington and his lathe Captains will lead us in all the steps […]

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AAW: Michael Hamilton-Clark on Wazzos

Our own Michael Hamilton-Clark is to be congratulated! He has been published in current issue of the AAW FUNdamentals online magazine.
His article is titled Wazzos and is on pages 23-27. It describes how to make the very stylin’ bird forms he brought along to the monthly meeting recently.

To access the AAW site, type in www.woodturner.org and click […]

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Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl by Allan Cusworth

An Article by Allan Cusworth
Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement magazine have published an article I have written for them. [December/January issue – DB]

It’s called “Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl” and is in the December/January issue that has just been placed on newsstands. I know that some of the FVWG turners like to know when these […]

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The 12 Turns of Christmas: #1 A Snowman Pen

THE 12 TURNS OF CHRISTMAS a personal challenge to turn 12 small Christmas projects in the run up to Christmas. In this first episode, Steve Twydell of Templeboy Turnings shows how to turn a pen in the shape of a snowman and how to modify a slim-line pen kit into a one piece twist pen.

 About […]

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Points of Interest: A Japanese Woodturning Technique

Points of Interest is an ongoing series of web discoveries by Guild members and friends.
Al Byron found this large scale project. Japanese woodturning techniques.Why are we still using a lathe? Skews be damned! Ha Ha! 

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Project: Inertial Sander Plans

Inertial Sander Plans
After a fun “Hands On” night at the Guild meeting Oct 13th, here are the plans for the Inertial Sander if you want to make one.

Download (PDF, 880KB)

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Wanted: Table Pedestals

A note from Tony Chan of Chanmanpokertables.com :
Wanted: Pedestals
I am looking for someone to produce wood columns for pedestal tables. I would need around 2 per week depending on demand. Columns only, no feet unless you can supply claw toed feet.  Please contact me with a quote or if you have any questions.
Tony: 778-990-8669
Tonychanman@gmail.com
[Tony can […]

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Turn A Nutcracker w. Bob Askew

Back on September 10th, 2015 Bob Askew demo’d his Nutcracking techniques at the FVWG meeting. This week at the monthly GVWG meeting Bob reprised his informative How-To.
And if you managed to miss both, here are all the step by step notes so you can make your own version of this fun project!

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FVWG Presents: Dale Larson – Demo Day, April 9th, 2016

[ April 9, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dale-Larson-Demo-PDF.pdf"]

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FVWG Meeting November 2015

[ November 12, 2015; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

November 12th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Happen“, and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members.

7:10 Feature: The World Series is over but Bruce Campbell swings for the wall… and shows […]

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FVWG Presents: Eric Lofstrom Workshop Class 2015

[ November 7, 2015; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Eric-Lofstrom-Class-2015-Flyer.pdf"]

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FVWG Presents: Eric Lofstrom Demo 2015

[ November 8, 2015; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Eric-Lofstrom-Demo-2015-Flyer-v2.pdf"]

 

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Wanted: Craftsman to create a custom walking cane

This note was received on the website. Contact him if you are interested in this project.

“I’m looking for someone to create a custom walking cane. I am having a difficult time locating woodworkers through the internet and I don’t know any wood workers in person.
Please help me find someone to help me with this project.

Luca […]

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FVWG Meeting June 2015

[ June 4, 2015; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

June 4th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – unusually on the first Thursday of the month.

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Fly“, and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members. And it is the FVWG annual Auction Night! Over $1500.- worth of great stuff. One […]

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Points of Interest: Alt Barrel Trimmer

Points of Interest is an ongoing series of web discoveries by Guild members. Beverley Pears found William Days alternative take on a pen barrel trimmer. http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.ca/2013/04/squaring-solution.html
Squaring Solution – April, 2013 by William Day.
If you read the last blog installment, you know I was having a problem squaring the pen blanks to the tube inserts. I don’t like […]

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Points of Interest: Barley Twist Candlesticks

Points of Interest is an on going series of web discoveries by Guild members.
This video details turning and carving Barley Twist Candlesticks. It is by well known turner, woodworker and instructor Ernie Conover. http://www.conoverworkshops.com/

 

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FVWG Meeting December 2014

[ December 11, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] December 11th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary.

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Fly“, and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members

7:10 Feature: Jay Mapson will demo pen turning from start to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

8:45 Juice, Tea and […]

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Wanted: Spinning Wheel Repair

A note from Mike O’Leary,
I currently find myself with out a lathe, but have a small repair to do on a spinning wheel. The leg has broken and needs replacing. All that has to be done is remove the broken part, turn a new leg (approx 14″) and re glue it. The leg is a […]

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FVWG meeting October 2014

[ October 9, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] October 9th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary.

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

NOTE: This information is correct! It is the nights program fron September.

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Fly“, and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members

7:10 Feature: Al Koehn […]

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