The Month of Woodworking Shows - All Seminars The Month of Woodworking Shows - All Seminars

MWWS Week 1

Join Stream

Friday, March 5, 2021

- EST
Making Pens From A to Z
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Material & Pen Kit Selection, Drilling Techniques (Wood & Acrylics) 

·        Pen Kit Selection

      o   Taiwan vs China

      o   Single barrel / two barrel pens

·        Wood – stabilized / non-stabilized

·        Acrylic – polyester, acrylic acetate, Alumilite clear, Alumilite White

·        Drilling – Bladecote, Colt Drill Bits, Norseman Drill Bits

      o   Acrylics

            §  Polyester

            §  Acrylic Acetate

            §  Alumilite Clear / Hybrid

            §  Alumilite White Blanks

      o   Wood

            §  Stabilized vs Non-stabilized

- EST
Let the Log Lead: The Breakdown
Tracey Cheuvront
Tracey Cheuvront
Bastionhead Woodworks

Look inside a log to see its potential and strategize how to break it down into high quality project material.

- EST
Powercarving: Getting Started
Kathrina Nellis
Kathrina Nellis
Bastionhead Woodworks

A rundown of available tool options, capabilities and safety considerations, with emphasis on angle grinder attachments.

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Mold Selection & Clear Casting – No Pressure Pot

•    Silicone Molds vs HDPE – high-density polyethylene – high strength to density ratio

•    Tube-in silicone molds vs DogBone / DinoBone

      o    Leaks – plugs 

      o    Silicone Molds are tube specific / DogBone accommodates all     sizes.

      o    Stackable

      o    Cast-A-Blanka System

•    Polyester resin – no pressure pot 

•    Label casting (Fuente labels)

      o    Wrap tube & cast it / demold

      o    Turn & finish a polyester blank with a negative rake carbide tool

- EST
Timeless Tools: Billet to Blank
Tracey Cheuvront
Tracey Cheuvront
Bastionhead Woodworks

Clean up rough split billets into trued-up blanks using axe and drawknife, with an introduction to the marvelous shavehorse.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

- EST
Making Pens From A to Z
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Material & Pen Kit Selection, Drilling Techniques (Wood & Acrylics) 

·        Pen Kit Selection

      o   Taiwan vs China

      o   Single barrel / two barrel pens

·        Wood – stabilized / non-stabilized

·        Acrylic – polyester, acrylic acetate, Alumilite clear, Alumilite White

·        Drilling – Bladecote, Colt Drill Bits, Norseman Drill Bits

      o   Acrylics

            §  Polyester

            §  Acrylic Acetate

            §  Alumilite Clear / Hybrid

            §  Alumilite White Blanks

      o   Wood

            §  Stabilized vs Non-stabilized

- EST
Let the Log Lead: The Breakdown
Tracey Cheuvront
Tracey Cheuvront
Bastionhead Woodworks

Look inside a log to see its potential and strategize how to break it down into high quality project material.

- EST
Powercarving: Getting Started
Kathrina Nellis
Kathrina Nellis
Bastionhead Woodworks

A rundown of available tool options, capabilities and safety considerations, with emphasis on angle grinder attachments.

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Mold Selection & Clear Casting – No Pressure Pot

•    Silicone Molds vs HDPE – high-density polyethylene – high strength to density ratio

•    Tube-in silicone molds vs DogBone / DinoBone

      o    Leaks – plugs 

      o    Silicone Molds are tube specific / DogBone accommodates all     sizes.

      o    Stackable

      o    Cast-A-Blanka System

•    Polyester resin – no pressure pot 

•    Label casting (Fuente labels)

      o    Wrap tube & cast it / demold

      o    Turn & finish a polyester blank with a negative rake carbide tool

- EST
Timeless Tools: Billet to Blank
Tracey Cheuvront
Tracey Cheuvront
Bastionhead Woodworks

Clean up rough split billets into trued-up blanks using axe and drawknife, with an introduction to the marvelous shavehorse.