Welcome to the Woodturners of Polk County Web site.
Meeting Schedules: We meet monthly on the Second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm. at the Bartow Civic Center from January through November.
For the 2013 meeting schedule, see links below.
The Next Meeting: The next meeting will be on Thursday November 14, 2013 at 7 pm at the Bartow Civic Center.
Jim Smith will be doing the Demo on turning a Napkin Rings.
Links to Safety reminders – review often. http://www.woodturner.org/resources/safety.htm http://blog.woodturnerscatalog.com/2012/08/woodturning-safety-101/
Freedom Pens Project- AAW Chapter Challenge – The Goal of 500 was exceeded => 563 total ! ! – see following link for details.
Past Demos – Resources:
Rudy Lopez’s web site is: http://www.rudolphlopez.com/index.html
Ron Browning’s web site is http://www.browningwoodturning.com/browningwoodturning.com/browningwoodturning/browningwoodturning.html
He has the instruction for the pepper mill, segmented bowls and the sanding disk stick.
Al Hockenbery – full size bird houses: - See the following sites for similar instructions.
Don Geiger’s web site is: http://www.geigerssolutions.com
Dan Hoffman’s web site is: http://Shapeshiftertools.com
Steve Marlow Demonstration of making bowls form boards:
See more at the following web site. http://www.fwcwt.org/images/bowl_from_board/Bowl_from_board_tutorial.htm
Also see “cool links” below. Some other links are:
Last updated on October 26, 2013
February 2012 meeting Photo from June
Photo from February 2012 meeting
Photo from June 2012 meeting
Photo from November 2012 meeting