FLORIDA WESTCOAST WOODWORKERS CLUB
serving Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte counties

Month: April 2014

April Shop Meet

April’s shop meet was at Reuel Detweiler’s shop. Reuel lives in a mobile home so space is limiter and by necessity everything has to be organized. Reuel makes some beautiful intarsia which fits well in his limited space. We all had a good time poking around Reuel’s shop, admiring his work, talking  and eating.

So that's how it made!

So that’s how it made!

You can see the detail in the bright light.

You can see the detail in the bright light.

Bambie

Bambie

Puzzles anyone?

Puzzles anyone?

The beginnings.

The beginnings.

Come on in

Come on in

This shop has multiple rooms.
This shop has multiple rooms.

Everything in it's oplace

Everything in it’s oplace

April Turners meet

I wasn’t able to attend the April’s Turner’s meet, but Russ Wilt was kind enough to send some pictures. I don’t have any comments, but a picture is worth a 1000 word anyway. Sorry I missed it, it looks real interesting.

 

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April Regular Meeting

For our April meeting, we were honored to have Art Worth bring is lath down from Safety Harbor to demonstrate some unusual box turning.Art puts on a great program and we all wished he had more than an hour. We used a video camera and projector to get close to what Art was doing  and give people in the back of good view. These crazy little boxes are first turned with normal centers. After they are separated into tops and bottoms and hollowed out, he re-chuck’s them in the lathe, and takes material off of opposite sides on the top and bottom. The result is a pretty crazy looking box.

Art Worth finishing up

Art Worth finishing up

I think this is going to wooble!

I think this is going to wooble!

We had 8 people for show and tell. I’m afraid I was terrible Cameraman, I was so wrapped up in watching that I forgot to take any pictures.

Terry – showed a box he made with his new box joint jig

Harold – made a mallet

Denny – showed some bowls that he was going to cover at the next turner’s meet.

Susan had a bowl she had turned and she is trying her hand at carving spoons

John P. – showed a platter he had turned

Joe M. -showed some cool intarsia

Art Worth, our presenter brought some bowls he had turned