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April, 2017

Saturday
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If you‘re interested in carving and piercing your work, come to this meeting. We‘ll "get organized", decide if we want to meet regularly, share thoughts on tools, and maybe do a little bit of a demo or hands on work.
Monday
3
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is Mary Carol Meinken who can provide coaching on woodturning, jar lids, tea lights and turned items for the kitchen.
Tuesday
4
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The Learning Center is open to OVWG members. Hosts Jerry Warner & John Richey can provide general coaching and specific help on natural edge forms, bowls, small hollow forms, pens, vacuum chucking, and more.
Wednesday
5
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is Ed Bowman who can provide coaching on bowls and spindle work.
Thursday
6
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is Ron Hanssen who can provide coaching on basic and general woodturning skills plus specific coaching on sharpening
Saturday
8
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Join us to make a travel mug. Johnny will have prepared blanks and will have all of the materials necessary to produce your own, custom made, wood clad travel mug. There will be a charge for materials (amount TBD), payable in cash at the event
Monday
10
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is John Jackobs who can provide coaching on spindle work such as oven hooks, and rough turned and dry bowls.
Tuesday
11
Passover (1st Day)
Tuesday
11
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The Learning Center is open to OVWG members. Hosts Jerry Warner & John Richey can provide general coaching and specific help on natural edge forms, bowls, small hollow forms, pens, vacuum chucking, and more.
Wednesday
12
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is Jon Hornbach who can provide coaching on bowls and hollow forms.
Thursday
13
OVWG Learning Center at Kennedy Heights Art Center
6:00 PM
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Try your hand at spindle turning as an introduction to woodturning. Learn about the lathe, woodturning safety, how to sharpen tools, make a bead & cove stick, and learn how the Learning Center is operated. Class is free. Tools & supplies provided.
Friday
14
Good Friday
Friday
14
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The hosts for this Open Shop are Dave Kratzer & Mike Pankion who can provide coaching on mini cowboy hats, sea urchin holiday ornaments and working with "ugly" wood.
Saturday
15
OVWG Learning Center- Kennedy Heights Art Center-Lindner Annex
9:00 AM
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During this meeting members of OVWG will demonstrate various techniques that might be of interest.
Sunday
16
Easter Sunday
Monday
17
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The hosts for this event are Johnny & Nancy Bowman who can provide coaching on general woodturning skills, tinting, coffee mugs, tea pots, and spirals & finials.
Tuesday
18
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The Learning Center is open to OVWG members. Hosts Jerry Warner & John Richey can provide general coaching and specific help on natural edge forms, bowls, small hollow forms, pens, vacuum chucking, and more.
Thursday
20
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Nick will take you through how to use the Wolverine system and a slow speed grinder to get sharp edges on your tools. Bring your tools (reasonable number) and Nick will help you sharpen them.
Thursday
20
OVWG Learning Center at Kennedy Heights Art Center
6:00 PM
Saturday
22
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment.
Monday
24
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is John Jackobs who can provide coaching on spindle work such as oven hooks, and rough turned and dry bowls.
Tuesday
25
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The Learning Center is open to OVWG members. Hosts Jerry Warner & John Richey can provide general coaching and specific help on natural edge forms, bowls, small hollow forms, pens, vacuum chucking, and more.
Wednesday
26
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The host for this Open Shop is Jon Hornbach who can provide coaching on bowls and hollow forms.
Wednesday
26
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Come to share and learn about pyrography, carving, piercing, and coloring your work. This will be open time, mostly unstructured, with th chance to talk, share, experiment, socialize with others interested in embellishing their work in different ways
Thursday
27
OVWG Learning Center at Kennedy Heights Art Center
3:00 PM
Thursday
27
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Come out for short demo‘s of three methods of carving and piercing and a chance to try some
Friday
28
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OVWG Members may come to the Learning Center to use the equipment. The hosts for this Open Shop are Dave Kratzer & Mike Pankion who can provide coaching on mini cowboy hats, sea urchin holiday ornaments and working with "ugly" wood.
Saturday
29
OVWG Learning Center at Kennedy Heights Art Center
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Come and get some wood! Bring your chain saw & safety equipment, if you have it, to cut wood. If you don‘t have a saw, feel free to come and get some wood to turn. Help out with the sawmill and cutting blanks to share with members
Saturday
29
Kennedy Heights Cultural Arts Center, Lindner Annex
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John Glessner will give a hands on class on how to use epoxy clay for enhancing woodturnings. All materials and supplies will be provided. There will be a $10 materials fee payable on the day of the event.

 
OVWG Learning Center is located at Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus
6620 Montgomery Road, Kennedy Heights, OH  45213 


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