November 17, 2006

Meeting 20

Beginners Woodturning Class-Sept. 23, 2006
The Waxhaw Woodturners presented a class for Turning Basics on tool nomenclature, identification, proper use, and sharpening.

The Beginners Woodturning Class was held on Saturday Sept 23 at 1:00 with a number of members and visitors attending. Dave McKeithan and Robin Williams were instructors helped by Moses Gingerich. 3 lathes were available for hands on training after the Lecture by WWT President McKeithan.
The 6 Laws of Woodturning -A Foundation Course by Keith Rowley was presented along with Basic of the Lathe, Tools, Safety, and demos of tools and basic techniques. This followed a hands on time to practice. Art Wyse completed a nice walnut bowl and others also creating interesting objects.
President Dave also taught Sharpening Basics and demonstrated using the Wolverine Sharpening System on all the various tools. An excellent day where much was learned. If those not able to come would like to see another class please contact President Dave McKeithan.