Show and Tell table – Ron L. brought three incised pieces in the style of Harvey Fein.
Rick H. vases in syle of Rudy Lopez
Bird cage pierced balls
Rick’s bird cage ornaments
Ray H. – did various pieces in Lotusland Cedar
David F. tried chasing threads like Mike Mahoney – needed harder wood
John As. – Pierced Eucalyptus
Darrel W. – burnt Ceanothus
Darrel’s burnt Ceanothus turnings
Jim R. – smiley face
Goblets in pine – attempts at transluscence
Bruce B. delivered talk on piercing methods
Bruce’s demo pieces – upper left by John As. Also recommended Binh Pho CD on Thin Wall Turning (in club library)
Bruce showed slideshow of piercings including many by our own John As.
You need a pressure regulator to keep pressure below 60 psi to prevent overheating the turbine
Transfer the pattern using transfer paper and stylus.
Air turbine tool – low torque, 350,000 rpm – only good for piercing
Electric tool 45,000 rpm – higher torque
Carbide grinder tip for electric tool
Lee R. brought oak from his burnt property in Ojai
John As. cutting oak to order
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