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Next Club Meeting

Monday – July 11th, 2016
6:00 PM
Woodcraft of Jacksonville
11160 Beach Blvd #121
Jacksonville, FL 32246


"Side-Ground Bowl Gouge: A Tutorial"
Don Geiger

Frequent use of a tool makes it second nature; using it optimally improves your work and opens possibilities in your projects. This demo will show you numerous uses for a side-ground bowl gouge on face-grain blanks.

Deep-fluted bowl gouges with the following grinds will be demonstrated:
 60° single-bevel Irish/Ellsworth style side-ground gouge
 70° micro-bevel side-ground gouge with single or double relief grinds

The varieties of cuts that will be demonstrated are:
 Outside: roughing, shaping and finishing cuts
 Inside: roughing and the illusive and the often feared inside finishing cut The proper sharpening of these tools will be demonstrated and a natural edged bowl will be turned.


Upcoming Club Demos

August, 2016
"Using a Hook Tool"
Ricky Crewes
September 12th, 2016
"Bottomless Vessel"
Kent Harriss

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Intro to segmented turning

Build an accurate sled

Building the sled (part 2)

Designing a bowl

Designing a bowl (part 2)

Prepping your stock

Cutting the segments

Gluing the segments

Flattening the rings

Fixing segments

Stacking the rings

The finish

Zig-zag feature ring (part 1)

Zig-zag feature ring (part 2)

Zig-zag feature ring (part 3)

Zig-zag feature ring (part 4)

Zig-zag feature ring (part 5)

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