We meet on 3d Wednesday of every month in Los Altos, CA. Guests are always welcome.

Next Meeting

Wednesday June 19, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Bridges Church
625 Magdalena Ave.
Los Altos, CA 94024

Program

June: A Piercing Demo! Dave Vannier will be showing us what is involved in making his pierced pieces. We will start with a discussion of the requirements of the turned piece and the different tools that he uses along with other options. He will bring a few different examples of the different styles he has been developing. While showing the piercing process it can get quite loud, so he recommends you bring some ear protection.

Turned and pierced bowl with butterfly decorations

President’s challenge:

June: Can you replicate? Make two or more detailed spindles as identical as you can manage. See if the marking and sizing tips from the last demo can help you. The project could be candlesticks, finials, ornaments, feet, handles…

For more details email us info@westbaywoodturners.com


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