The Ottawa Valley Woodturners are very pleased to announce
Glenn Lucas Demonstration
Sunday, April 15th
Ireland’s Glenn Lucas has an international reputation for his proficiency at the lathe and his ability to pass on to students the skills and knowledge he has gained. He balances his massive production of classic bowls turned from native Irish wood, with an extensive teaching program run from his Co Carlow ‘Woodturning Study Centre’. He is a very popular demonstrator and teacher around the world. This will be his first visit to Canada. Since October 2010 Glenn has produced a series of five highly successful DVD’s on the techniques of turning & sharpening turning tools. Glenn's love of video-making and photography can be seen in the short video clips he makes showing how things are made on YouTube.
To learn more about Glenn, visit his website www.glennlucas.com
During Sundays Demonstration Glenn will cover a series of projects
The Utility Bowl
This demo takes a look at each task involved in making a salad bowl from choice of tools, selection of material to applying the final finish. This is a fast paced demo with lots of information on making the perfect bowl. Glenn will share 28 years of experience in bowl production using his own unique approach.
The Dublin Viking Thin Wall Bowl
Glenn will make an elegant bowl based on one made in the eleventh century by the Vikings which was recently discovered under the streets of Dublin in Ireland.
The intricate closed form of this piece can help to perfect the techniques which are useful in all aspect of turning. In this demo Glenn will take a look at selecting the right tools for the job and then mastering the cuts, from quickly rough shaping a piece to achieving a smooth surface and fluid curves straight from the bowl gouge. Negative Rake scrapers will also be discussed and their benefits.
Sharpening Made Easy – This is a must see !!!!
Sharpening is often considered one of the most challenging aspects of woodturning. However it can be quickly mastered using a sharpening jig and a few simple steps. Glenn will have a look at reshaping new tools and repairing a damaged cutting edge. When the tools are sharp we can take a closer look at how the different bevel angles affects how the tools function and also how the flute shape affects the cut and sharpening experience. Negative Rake scrapers will also be discussed.
The Sunday woodturning demonstration runs from 9:00a.m-4:00p.m.
The cost is only $60.00 including lunch.
Seating is restricted by the available space – so don’t delay! Doors open @ 8:15
Registration may be done by contacting Bart Poulter e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 613-825-4658 or at a Valley Woodturners club meeting
The monthly Club meeting is coming up on April 11 at 7 pm at Frontenac High School.
Demonstration - Converting a log to turning blanks
Challenge - Challenge for April is to buff an item and bring it in.
Show & Tell - Please bring something in!
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