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July 11
Exploring the Maloof Rocking Chair

July 12-13
Building a Maloof-Inspired Rocker

July 12-13
Woodworking II: More Power Tools

July 18
Bookcase Design

July 19
Make and Take a Bookcase

July 19
Build a Hardwood Skateboard

July 23
Quick Wood Finishes

August 3
Hollow Vessel Turning

August 9-10
Antique Restoration

August 16-17
Bowl Turning Workshop

August 23
Intro to Chip Carving

September 6
Basic Bowl Turning

September 7
Turning Pens

September 13
Sharpening for Turners

September 16
Sharpening Jim's Way

September 19
Milk Paint Finishes with Curtis Buchanan

September 20
One Day Comb-Back Chair Seminar with Curtis Buchanan

September 21-27
Make a Comb-Back Chair Workshop with Curtis Buchanan

September 27
Beginning Turning

October 4-5
Bowl Turning

October 11-12
Antique Restoration

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Making MDF Face Plates for the Lathe
By Fred Kachelhofer
Barnesville Woodturners

There are many times when building your own shopmade faceplates for your lathe can help make a turning project easier and more fun. After hearing about faceplates made out of Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF), I decided to try making a few myself. I found that it's not hard, but there are a few tricks which can help make the process go more smoothly.

How to Make a Great
Lazy Susan
By Tim Carter

The Lazy Susan went out of style in the 50’s when they were made of plastic in those awful colors that were so popular back then. I’m going to tell you how to make a Lazy Susan out of cabinet grade wood on your lathe that will be the centerpiece of your kitchen or dining room.

Here's how to make it:

Sharing Woodworking
with Kids
By Page Burch
I recently went to the Color Wheel After School Art Studio in Decatur, Georgia during their Children’s Woodworking Camp, where I spoke to a group of children ranging from six to nine years old about being a woodworker. They were in the process of building small wagons and had just finished making small catapults. What really impressed me was how they were doing it with traditional hand tools.

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Calling All Period
Furniture Makers
The Society of American Period Furniture Makers will hold its annual mid-summer conference August 8-10, 2008 at Rockingham Community College in Wentworth, NC.
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