MWWS Week 1 MWWS Week 1

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Friday, March 5, 2021

- EST
Making Pens From A to Z
Join Stream
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
Introduction to the Router
Join Stream
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

In this seminar, I will cover router selection and use, a variety of accessories and building a basic set of router bits. This presentation will also include router table use and solutions to common routing problems.

- EST
Learn to Turn: Lathe basics and shop setup
Join Stream
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

This class will provide an introduction to woodturning and focus on the machines, tools, accessories and shop space you need to start woodturning.

- 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
Design With the Grain
Join Stream
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

Wood grain can make or break a project. In this seminar we will discuss the different cuts of wood (flat, quarter, rift), how to choose which is appropriate for your project, what EMC is, and how to lay out your parts for best appearance and function.

- EST
WoodTurning: Turn Wood Now
Join Stream

Sponsored by Carter And Son Toolworks: Are you ready to try your hand at woodturning? This seminar is the beginning of a four-week journey at The Woodworking Shows with Bradley McCalister. The projects he starts in this seminar will progress throughout the Month of Woodworking Shows. Learn to quickly and efficiently create turned wood in many shapes and sizes. The class begins by providing you with the necessary safety precautions for woodturning. The selection and use of the proper tools and mounting techniques for your turning project will be explained and demonstrated in detail. Are you’re interested in getting a solid foundation to start your woodturning hobby? This seminar is the one you do not want to miss.

- 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
Table Saw Basics
Join Stream
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

The table saw is central to many woodworking workshops, and its versatility is unrivaled. What should you look for in a new saw? How should you tune your saw to get straight, accurate cuts? What are the best practices to operate a saw safely? In this seminar, Chuck Bender answers all those questions and many more.

- EST
Sanding for a Finish
Join Stream
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

Preparing for a finish is the most important aspect of finishing. We will discuss how to properly sand a project and the pitfalls that can turn a great project into a great disaster.

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Join Stream
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Mold Selection & Clear Casting

•    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
Introduction to the Router
Join Stream
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

In this seminar, I will cover router selection and use, a variety of accessories and building a basic set of router bits. This presentation will also include router table use and solutions to common routing problems.

- EST
Learn to Turn: Finish Matches Function
Join Stream
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

What finishes are food safe? What are durable and what are shiny? How do I match my finishing products or techniques to the function of my work?

- 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.

- EST
Bandsaw Basics
Join Stream
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

The bandsaw is the safest machine in the workshop, which makes it one of the most dangerous. Often woodworkers opt to center their shop around a bandsaw because they’re considered to be safe and versatile. If you haven’t used a bandsaw much in your woodworking, let Chuck Bender walk you through the basics of how to safely operate this time-honored tool.

- EST
Resin Turning: Part A + Part B = Cool
Join Stream

Sponsored by Spiracraft: Resin turning is fun, easy, and rewarding. You don’t even need to be a scientist or Wizard to get started. In this seminar, Bradley will teach you the fundamentals of mixing and casting Acrylic, Epoxy, and Urethane resins. The instruction presented in this seminar will progress throughout the Month of Woodworking Shows. In four short weeks with Bradley, you will be on your way to creating an endless variety of beautiful and unique pieces of resin art. Are you interested in getting a solid foundation to start your resin casting and turning hobby? This seminar is one you want to be sure to attend.

Saturday, March 6, 2021

- EST
Making Pens From A to Z
Join Stream
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
Introduction to the Router
Join Stream
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

In this seminar, I will cover router selection and use, a variety of accessories and building a basic set of router bits. This presentation will also include router table use and solutions to common routing problems.

- EST
Learn to Turn: Lathe basics and shop setup
Join Stream
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

This class will provide an introduction to woodturning and focus on the machines, tools, accessories and shop space you need to start woodturning.

- EST
Let the Log Lead: The Breakdown
Join Stream
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
Design With the Grain
Join Stream
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

Wood grain can make or break a project. In this seminar we will discuss the different cuts of wood (flat, quarter, rift), how to choose which is appropriate for your project, what EMC is, and how to lay out your parts for best appearance and function.

- EST
WoodTurning: Turn Wood Now
Join Stream

Sponsored by Carter And Son Toolworks: Are you ready to try your hand at woodturning? This seminar is the beginning of a four-week journey at The Woodworking Shows with Bradley McCalister. The projects he starts in this seminar will progress throughout the Month of Woodworking Shows. Learn to quickly and efficiently create turned wood in many shapes and sizes. The class begins by providing you with the necessary safety precautions for woodturning. The selection and use of the proper tools and mounting techniques for your turning project will be explained and demonstrated in detail. Are you’re interested in getting a solid foundation to start your woodturning hobby? This seminar is the one you do not want to miss.

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

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

- EST
Table Saw Basics
Join Stream
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

The table saw is central to many woodworking workshops, and its versatility is unrivaled. What should you look for in a new saw? How should you tune your saw to get straight, accurate cuts? What are the best practices to operate a saw safely? In this seminar, Chuck Bender answers all those questions and many more.

- EST
Sanding for a Finish
Join Stream
Roland Johnson
Roland Johnson
Fine Woodworkig Magazine

Preparing for a finish is the most important aspect of finishing. We will discuss how to properly sand a project and the pitfalls that can turn a great project into a great disaster.

- EST
Casting Pen Blanks
Join Stream
Barry Gross
Barry Gross
BG Artforms

1. Mold Selection & Clear Casting

•    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
Introduction to the Router
Join Stream
Jim Heavey
Jim Heavey
WOOD Magazine

In this seminar, I will cover router selection and use, a variety of accessories and building a basic set of router bits. This presentation will also include router table use and solutions to common routing problems.

- EST
Learn to Turn: Finish Matches Function
Join Stream
Jeff Hornung
Jeff Hornung
The Walnut Log

What finishes are food safe? What are durable and what are shiny? How do I match my finishing products or techniques to the function of my work?

- EST
Timeless Tools: Billet to Blank
Join Stream
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.

- EST
Bandsaw Basics
Join Stream
Charles Bender
Charles Bender
Chuck Bender Woodworking

The bandsaw is the safest machine in the workshop, which makes it one of the most dangerous. Often woodworkers opt to center their shop around a bandsaw because they’re considered to be safe and versatile. If you haven’t used a bandsaw much in your woodworking, let Chuck Bender walk you through the basics of how to safely operate this time-honored tool.

- EST
Resin Turning: Part A + Part B = Cool
Join Stream

Sponsored by Spiracraft: Resin turning is fun, easy, and rewarding. You don’t even need to be a scientist or Wizard to get started. In this seminar, Bradley will teach you the fundamentals of mixing and casting Acrylic, Epoxy, and Urethane resins. The instruction presented in this seminar will progress throughout the Month of Woodworking Shows. In four short weeks with Bradley, you will be on your way to creating an endless variety of beautiful and unique pieces of resin art. Are you interested in getting a solid foundation to start your resin casting and turning hobby? This seminar is one you want to be sure to attend.