April 2019           

April Meeting

The April meeting features Frank Blain presenting sanding and finishing (this is rescheduled from February). The meeting is April 25th, 6:00 PM, at the Coburg Charter School.

Follow this link for an interactive map to the meeting location.

Notes from the March Meeting

Steve Woods presented the program this month on segmenting. Steve prefaced his demo “that all the information he was presenting can be found on the internet”. Steve took us through a series of informational explanation concerning each stage of the forms construction. He also showed us the various sleds and equipment he uses in both segmented and stave construction. Here are some pictures of his sleds and a few of his talking points.

Steve's bio

Steve’s Bio: His first introduction to woodturning was in junior high school shop, which he carried over to high school (1964). He purchased his first lathe in 1969, a Delta-Rockwell long bed 14”and a set of Sorby “long and strong” tools that he still uses today. Steve worked with wood during his career in the wood flooring business. He spent time in Norway instructing sports floor installations. He enjoys all aspects of woodworking but prefers face plate turning. He says” I like the challenge involved in segmenting and stave construction” His first and best instructor? Del Stubbs from Chico California. He joined the Beaverstate Woodturners after hiring on at the Woodcraft store in Eugene. He’s also a member of the Oregon Coast Turners and the Willamette Valley woodturners. He also was past president of our Beaverstate Woodturners Club.

Upcoming Events

April 25, 2019; 6:00 PM, Coburg Community Charter School, Coburg - Beaver State Woodturners

Frank Blain - "Sanding and Finishing"

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