LSWA's January 2013 Meeting

Welcome to all of our new club members and guests! Our January 26th, 2013 club meeting will be held at the Woodcraft Store located at 60 FM 1960 West, Houston, TX 77090 Phone: 281-880-0045 starting promptly at 8:30 a.m.

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2013 Membership Dues Reminder We will collect membership dues for 2013 at the January meeting. [Please make checks payable to LSWA]

  • Adult Member ($36.00 per year)
  • Family Membership ($48.00 per year)
  • Youth, under 18 ($12.00 per year)

Note: Individual members who joined for the first time during in 2012, will pay a prorated amount ($3.00 per month) based on the month they joined.

January 26th Agenda

8:30 - 8:55 a.m. Coffee, Snacks and Fellowship - Club Library will be open this month.
8:55 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome and Administrative Announcements - Steve Russell
2013 Dues – Please bring exact change or a check!
9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Members Show & Tell and Tips - Pete Allen and Dennis Tholen
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break (Coffee and refreshments will be available)
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Three-Sided Vessel Turning
Using Multi-Axis Method
Demonstrator – Gary Barnes
11:30 - 11:35 a.m. Closing Announcements & Next Meeting Info - Steve Russell

January Demonstration
Gary Barnes
Three-Sided Vessel
Using Multi-Axis Method

Our January demonstration will feature Gary Barnes who will demonstrate how to turn a three-sided vessel using a multi-axis turning method. The sides of the vessel can be straight or twisted. In this informative demonstration, you will find out how to make the sides twist either clockwise or counterclockwise. 

The demo includes an easy way to locate the multi-axis mounting points to produce either straight sides, or the desired direction of twist. This technique can be used to make practical items such as salt and pepper shakers, as well as turnings that are more esoteric. The two photos below showcase examples of this unique turning method.

Invite your woodturning friends: Please invite any of your woodturning friends who you think may be interested in joining our club. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me (Steve) at 713-826-0046 Cell. I will look forward to seeing you all at Woodcraft. Take care and best wishes to you and yours!

Steve Russell
LSWA President, Treasurer and Webmaster

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