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Meeting
NC Woodturners - July 12, 2014
When:
Saturday, July 12, 2014
 
Time:
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
 
Where:
Klingspor's Woodworking Shop
 
Demonstrator:

Alan Dewey

 
Topic:

Turning Chess Set - with unique tools.,

Alan Dewey is originally from Hull, England, and currently from Asheville, N. C., has an interesting presentation in store for us. He is the world's premiere antiques chess set restorer, and works with an international clientele. He has been a turner since late childhood and has specialized in wood turning and antiques restoration of various kinds for the last quarter of a century. Alan was a master bricklayer ("brickie") and also studied art. He has extensive experience with European antiques of all sorts and is now learning about American antiques, particularly those from the Colonial period. Alan heads up the hugely-successful Learn to Turn classes at the CHESSSPY workshop.


Check out his website:  http://chessspy.com

 

Come early….
Check out the library
Raffle Table with many interesting goodies
Spend a few minutes talking with friends
(Bring a baked good to share?)

Stay late ….
Help your friends clean up!


 

 
There are quite a few symposiums and events coming up in 2014. Click on the "Links" button above to see some of them in the Southeast.
If you know of any other events the members might be interested in, please email us.
 

 

Got a question about any aspect of woodturning?

Send your question to Questions@NCWoodturners.org

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Challenge Marathon 2013:

And the winner is... Max Schronce

Challenge Marathon 2014:

Rules:

* The project is due on the meeting date.
* You are eligible each month for a drawing for a tool - you get one ticket per entry submitted.
* If you miss a meeting/project, you can still submit/share the project to have your name in the list of those that participated in all challenge projects - this will entitle you to reduced membership fees ($30) for the next year.  .

Prizes:

Each month there will be a drawing for those who participated for that month's special prize - generally a turning tool.

We will continue giving raffle tickets to the monthly raffle for up to 3 entries each month.

 

Good Luck!

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Unless otherwise noted in the newletter, the monthly meeting is held at Klingspor's in Hickory.

Address: 856 21st Street Dr. SE Phone: 828-326-9663

 

Click here for map to Klingspor's Woodworking Shop in Hickory

Klingspor

 

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