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

MWWS Week 4

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Friday, March 26, 2021

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

4. Turning, Sanding, Finishing & Assembling Your Pen Blank

·        Turning Acrylic Blanks

      o   What Tools to use

      o   Polyester

      o   Acrylic Acetate / Alumilite

·        Turning Wood Blanks

      o   What tools to use

      o   Stabilized Blank

      o   Non-Stabilized Blank

·        Sanding & Finishing Wood Blanks

      o   Friction Finish

      o   CA Glue Finish

·        Assembling your pen blank

      o   Dis-assembling you pen blank

- EST
Learn to Turn: Thread Chasing
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

I’ll show you just how easy it is to use hand thread chasing tools. Tips and tricks plus great ways to practice. I’ll also demonstrate a threading jig for quick and accurate repeatable threading.

- EST
Raised Panel Doors
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

This presentation is project based. I will review and demonstrate the process and bits needed to produce rail and stile joints as well as raised panel inserts that can be used to create impressive doors and drawer fronts.

- EST
Bevel Up/ Bevel Down Handplanes
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

There’s lots of confusion about the difference between bevel up or bevel down hand planes and what the angles are all about. We will discuss how the planes work with the wood and the basics of sharpening those bevels.

- EST
Woodturning: All About The Finish

Sponsored by Chroma-Craft: You have made it to the finishing stage; now what? Do not miss this seminar! The last step in any project is the application of a finish. Bradley takes you through the steps needed to complete your work with the proper finishing material such as wax, oil, lacquer, or urethane. Most importantly, he teaches you how to finish the finish in that final step to a completed project.

- EST
Final Installment - Build A Custom Bandsaw Box
Alex Snodgrass
Alex Snodgrass
Carter Products

Building on Week 3's progress Alex finishes his build of a magnetic Bandsaw box. 

- EST
Three Essential Table Saw Jigs
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

If you’ve taken the three previous seminars on table saws, you probably realize how versatile they are. But if you truly want to get the most out of your saw, there are a few essential shop-made jigs you can use to accomplish more and do it with a greater degree of safety. Chuck Bender shows you his top three essential table saw jigs in this final table saw seminar.

- EST
Card Scrapers
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

One of the most useful tools in our woodworking shop is the card scraper. One of the most frustrating tools in our shop is the card scraper. I’ll show you how to quickly turn a little piece of steel into a grain-conquering hero. It’s darned near magic!

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

4. Making Color Pen Blanks

•    Resin Selection

      o    Alumilite Clear or Alumilite White

      o    Polyester Resin

      o    Best dyes to color resin

•    Mold Selection 

•    Turning Alumilite clear resin vs Alumilite White

•    Proper tool selection

•    Finishing techniques for each resin

- EST
Learn to Turn: Hollowing Vessels
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

We cover basic hand hollowing tools, mini tools and large captive systems. Cuts, angles and how to make successful hollow forms with ease.

- EST
Raised Panel Doors
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

This presentation is project based. I will review and demonstrate the process and bits needed to produce rail and stile joints as well as raised panel inserts that can be used to create impressive doors and drawer fronts.

- EST
CNC Projects For The Traditional Woodworker
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

Although many look at CNC machines as some sort of way to cheat at woodworking, Chuck Bender shows you how you can use one to augment your skills. As an 18th Century furniture maker, Chuck has always tried to strike a balance between the artistry of hand-tool woodworking and including the efficiency of using power tools. Watch and he shows you how to design and execute a small project “on the fly” that supplements his traditional furniture while maintaining his reputation for museum-quality reproductions.

- EST
Resin Turning: Make It Shine

Sponsored by Spiracraft: Wrap up your resin turning project with a smooth as glass finish. In this final seminar on resin turning, Bradley teaches you how to achieve the ultimate surface using proper sanding techniques and mild abrasive pastes and compounds. It is a lot easier than you might think!

Saturday, March 27, 2021

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

4. Turning, Sanding, Finishing & Assembling Your Pen Blank

·        Turning Acrylic Blanks

      o   What Tools to use

      o   Polyester

      o   Acrylic Acetate / Alumilite

·        Turning Wood Blanks

      o   What tools to use

      o   Stabilized Blank

      o   Non-Stabilized Blank

·        Sanding & Finishing Wood Blanks

      o   Friction Finish

      o   CA Glue Finish

·        Assembling your pen blank

      o   Dis-assembling you pen blank

- EST
Learn to Turn: Thread Chasing
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

I’ll show you just how easy it is to use hand thread chasing tools. Tips and tricks plus great ways to practice. I’ll also demonstrate a threading jig for quick and accurate repeatable threading.

- EST
Raised Panel Doors
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

This presentation is project based. I will review and demonstrate the process and bits needed to produce rail and stile joints as well as raised panel inserts that can be used to create impressive doors and drawer fronts.

- EST
Bevel Up/ Bevel Down Handplanes
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

There’s lots of confusion about the difference between bevel up or bevel down hand planes and what the angles are all about. We will discuss how the planes work with the wood and the basics of sharpening those bevels.

- EST
Woodturning: All About The Finish

Sponsored by Chroma-Craft: You have made it to the finishing stage; now what? Do not miss this seminar! The last step in any project is the application of a finish. Bradley takes you through the steps needed to complete your work with the proper finishing material such as wax, oil, lacquer, or urethane. Most importantly, he teaches you how to finish the finish in that final step to a completed project.

- EST
Final Installment - Build A Custom Bandsaw Box
Alex Snodgrass
Alex Snodgrass
Carter Products

Building on Week 3's progress Alex finishes his build of a magnetic Bandsaw box. 

- EST
Three Essential Table Saw Jigs
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

If you’ve taken the three previous seminars on table saws, you probably realize how versatile they are. But if you truly want to get the most out of your saw, there are a few essential shop-made jigs you can use to accomplish more and do it with a greater degree of safety. Chuck Bender shows you his top three essential table saw jigs in this final table saw seminar.

- EST
Card Scrapers
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

One of the most useful tools in our woodworking shop is the card scraper. One of the most frustrating tools in our shop is the card scraper. I’ll show you how to quickly turn a little piece of steel into a grain-conquering hero. It’s darned near magic!

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

4. Making Color Pen Blanks

•    Resin Selection

      o    Alumilite Clear or Alumilite White

      o    Polyester Resin

      o    Best dyes to color resin

•    Mold Selection 

•    Turning Alumilite clear resin vs Alumilite White

•    Proper tool selection

•    Finishing techniques for each resin

- EST
Learn to Turn: Hollowing Vessels
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

We cover basic hand hollowing tools, mini tools and large captive systems. Cuts, angles and how to make successful hollow forms with ease.

- EST
Raised Panel Doors
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

This presentation is project based. I will review and demonstrate the process and bits needed to produce rail and stile joints as well as raised panel inserts that can be used to create impressive doors and drawer fronts.

- EST
CNC Projects For The Traditional Woodworker
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

Although many look at CNC machines as some sort of way to cheat at woodworking, Chuck Bender shows you how you can use one to augment your skills. As an 18th Century furniture maker, Chuck has always tried to strike a balance between the artistry of hand-tool woodworking and including the efficiency of using power tools. Watch and he shows you how to design and execute a small project “on the fly” that supplements his traditional furniture while maintaining his reputation for museum-quality reproductions.

- EST
Resin Turning: Make It Shine

Sponsored by Spiracraft: Wrap up your resin turning project with a smooth as glass finish. In this final seminar on resin turning, Bradley teaches you how to achieve the ultimate surface using proper sanding techniques and mild abrasive pastes and compounds. It is a lot easier than you might think!