November 2017           

BSWT November Meeting

This month's meeting is one week earlier than usual due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 16th at the Coburg Elementary School in Coburg. Here are directions and a map.

If you are coming from I-5 take the #199 exit west to the town of Coburg destination is a little more than one mile total. At the Coburg Community School location the driveway you take from N. Coburg Rd is between the school and the Fire Hall. (south side of school building). Turn in front of balloons that will be placed there - drive leads to cafeteria at rear of yhe main building.

From Eugene, you can go North on Coburg Rd. and destination is about 4 miles N. of Beltline interchange with Coburg Rd. There are several restaurants in the town of Coburg proper, and a McDonalds and a truckstop restaurant just W of I-5 exit 199.

This month's demonstrator is Michael Meredith who will be presenting Crush Grind Peppermills. If you haven't done so already, please download and peruse these PDF files before coming to the meeting.

Peppermill Construction

An Easy Method for Turning Morse Tapers

Notes from the October meeting

Our October meeting was a roundtable show and tell for tips, jigs and fixtures made by members from the club. The front table was filled with all kinds of homemade fixtures and gadgets for all types of projects. A short review follows.

Thank you to all of the presenters. It turned out to be very informative program. Please contact or get together with one of these members if you have questions or need advice in the construction a new fixture or jig of your own for a project.

Our Thanks to Woodcraft

We would like to thank Joe and Susan, and the staff at Woodcraft, for all the help in setting up and allowing us to use the store as our meeting place. When you need turning supplies or other wood working tools be sure to check out Woodcraft and their great selection of tools.

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