Bruce B. announced Harvey Rich wood turning studio established at Beatrice Wood Ojai
Show and Tell Table: Ron L.: Birch and Juniper bowls, Forstner bit extender.
Jeff. H.: Black Walnut hollow sphere vessel
Rick H.: Decorated forms based on bowl-from-board technique, two scoops
Dave S.: Urchin box
Arnie R.: Wormy bowl
David F.: Blue stain fungus pine bowls
From Douglas Fir beam
Bruce B.: Moulthrop vessel – finished on inside too!
Jim R..: Up another level
Urchin box with epoxy
Oak yarn bowl
Little green man
Katie M.: Bowl for AAW – Joanne W. gets
Sam Turrner begins demo on turned scoops (demo’d here by Soren Berger – New Zealand in 2004)
Roughing the blank
Example scoops showing various stages of development
Roughing the form
Smoothing sphere with negative rake scraper
Now offset at the tailstock only (the only offset for this project)
After forming the handle end
The final shape we are shooting for
After working the handle’s side (top side in photo)
Sam uses small sanding pad to finish the handle’s end
Ready to drill sphere to proper depth – starting with brad point drill. Chuck has pipe strap clamp for extra security
Finish with machinist’s drill. Be sure handle flat is perpendicular before drilling.
Now hollow the sphere and also cut into top part of handle
Scraping tool for hollowing
Another useful scraper
Ron L. brought Juniper wood; Bruce O. brought donated antique lathe
Five new Jet mini lathes for Cabrillo shop – David F. led team to install.
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Meeting Information: Saturday, February 25th Hands-on Workshop with Mentoring Program at Russ Babbitt's from 9:00 am to ? with Lunch ($5 donation requested) Our January 28th meeting filled our available...