Start time 6.45pm
Our next meeting is on Thursday 31st August 2023, it’s being organized by Peter Lawrence and Peter didn’t put any theme to the meeting other than the club would supply 2 blanks to all the turners who volunteered and for them to use by practicing with one blank at home the item they are to make at the club, the blanks were all Birch and would be interesting to see what they used them for at home, hopefully they will bring both to the meeting.
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Our meeting this week on Thursday 17th August was a solo presentation by Alec Mutch, The subject matter was in 2 parts, the first being Long Hole Boring and the second was Threading in Wood. He explained that there would be no actual end product made at this presentation, the purpose was to show what was required and how to use the tools.
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Start time 6.45pm.
My (Alec Mutch’s) theme for this meeting is to demonstrate the use of pieces of equipment that are needed to deal with long hole boring and also to create threading using a thread box and tap in our woodturning.
I will show you all the equipment required for both of these subjects and some examples of threading that can assist in various applications, including making up some small jigs to help your work when threading.
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Our meeting on Thursday 3rd August 2023 was organized by Nick Simpson, Nick’s theme for the meeting was to make something from a 4″ cube of Ash wood, he arranged for 4 more turners and himself to do the Cubic Challenge, there were no hard and fast rules on what to make, it was very much up to the individual turners as to what they were to produce.
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