Stuart Mortimer, from England, will be in Gainesville, GA for an all-day demo hosted by the Chattahoochee Woodturners on Monday, October 7th. You can find the full details here. Contact Mike or Al ASAP in order to make sure that you can get fed! I’ve seen Mr. Mortimer at a Symposium in the past, and […]
The first session is getting off to a bit of a rough start. The sound system is not working in one of the 5 rooms — the one I’m in. Carole Floate is giving an interesting presentation on ‘marbling’ wood. Luckily, she said that she will email us instructions. I look forward to giving this […]
The Southern States Symposium for 2012 will be held April 27, 28, and 29th at the Georgia Mountains Conference Center in Gainesville, GA. This is a great opportunity to see some very talented demonstrators. More information can be found at http://www.southernstatessymposium.org/
From an email I received about an upcoming event… — Just The Facts — Don Russell’s Woodturning & More Picnic Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Hours: 9am to 3pm Saturday Don Russell’s Farm 2025 Gum Creek Road Oxford, Ga. 30054 (near Covington, Ga.) in Newton County. Contacts are Tom Jeanes (770)670-8985 , firstname.lastname@example.org or Ron Brown […]
As 2011’s webmaster for the Classic City Woodturners, I have completed my initial rollout of the new website. Go take a peek at it, and if you live in the Athens area, come join us at one of our monthly meetings!
I should have mentioned this back in May (or at least June), but it had slipped my mind. The letter I received this weekend reminded me that the Lyndon House Arts Center Full House 2010 is currently underway. It will run until September 18, 2010. Fifteen organizations contribute to the Full House exhibition, displaying […]
The first presenter that I saw at the Southern States Symposium X was Mike Mahoney. I had never seen him in person before, although I had seen him present via a DVD that I purchased from his arch-nemesis Stuart Batty. The two of them made a great team in the video. His presentation was on […]
I received the following email from the GA Association of Woodturners, announcing the symposium in September.
Heads up, folks! The Southern States Symposium is in Gainesville, GA on April 23, 24, & 25. There will be lots of great turners there. This year, the featured demonstrators include Dixie Biggs, George Hatfield, Mike Mahoney and Michael Mocho. For more information and registration, go to their website: http://www.southernstatessymposium.org/
For the January meeting of the Classic City Woodturners we had a bandsaw demo. Some would think that unusual for a woodturning group, but you’ve got to make usable blanks somehow. More often than not, that ‘somehow’ includes a bandsaw. Alex Snodgrass was our demonstrator, and he is a true expert on the bandsaw. He […]