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Our Patriot turners have been busy in their shops this week with a wide range of project!

 

 

Our Patriot Turners-

@Steve Krumanaker accepted his club president's challenge for making gnomes or "gonks".

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Steve received lots of comments and questions. Please check out his post for more images and ideas-

 

Steve also showed us a new toy he bought. I have to say, I'm kinda partial to this one myself

 

 

Sooner or later it happens to all of us. @Gerald was turning a bowl and disaster struck. 

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But undaunted, Gerald pressed on and salvaged what otherwise would have been firewood. Check out what he did and the end results at-

 

 

New member @Reese Aukee posted some of her awesome turnings. Reese is new to turning but it looks like she is a natural and a real eye for creativity!!

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She shared more of her work here-

 

 

@Ron Altier is finally getting back into the shop after a brief hiatus as caregiver. As for most of us, woodturning is our relaxation and meditation-

 

All did not goes as planned for Ron. As often happens, "the best laid plans of mice and men..."

 

 

This post by @Headhunter reminded me that we really haven't promoted our "Ringmaster Sub-Forum" very often.

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Check out this post for some fantastic creations!

 

Here is the link to the Ringmaster sub-forum-

https://thepatriotwoodworker.com/forums/forum/98-ringmaster-turning/

 

 

What’s Coming Up-

Click on the images for the links to registration and more information-

 

From the AAW-

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From a social media post by Rebecca DeGroot-

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For The Newbies-

From Carl Jacobson, a video covering some tools that make turning easier-

 

 

Turning a thin walled bowl has a bit of a learning curve but they are beautiful and elegant. However, thin walled bowls are rather fragile and may not be suitable for utilitarian use. Here, Kent from Turn A Wood Bowl, demonstrates how to have to  the best of both worlds.

 

 

 

Mike Peace shows us we don't need a chainsaw or a chunk of log to make a bowl-

 

 

Expand Your Horizons-

Some turning, some carving and a lot of sanding when Tim Yoder tackles a Manzanita root-

 

 

This one's for @Ron Altier. Ron turns crochet hooks for his Mrs. This video, from Alan Stratton, shows how to turn quilting tools. 

 

 

New Turning Items-

Woodturners wonders have their Lathe Track System on sale.

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Check it out at- https://woodturnerswonders.com/collections/lathe-track

 

Mentioned this before. Ruth Niles sold her business to Carl and Robin Jacobson. Ruth is holding a clearance sale to avoid having to ship a lot of stock from Pennsylvania to Oregon.

 

Here are some examples of the savings available-

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Click on the image for the link to more sale items. The sale ends April 3!!!

 

 

Everything Else-

Rick Turns list of YouTube woodturning videos from last week-

 

 

 

Cherry burl/wood platter from a piece of wood I got at the Nittany Woodturners Club meeting a while back-

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