August 2017 Meeting

August Presentation:

Curtis Turner will discuss and demonstrate how hand planes can complement the modern powered shop through improved fit and finish.

Topics covered will be:

  • Basic hand plane selection
  • Hand plane set up and use
  • Sharpening options and demonstration
  • A range of vintage and new planes will be demonstrated or on display

Curtis is a member of Fine Woodworkers of Austin. He teaches and demonstrates nationally for Lie-Nielsen Toolworks and teaches for TechShop. He owns a studio where he works and teaches.

Club Dues:

Mike Drejza, treasurer, reminds all that our 2017/2018 $36 annual dues were due July 1. Please bring your dues to the August meeting check or cash. Check payable to Fine Woodworkers of Austin

Show & Tell:

Please bring your show & tell items. “Show & Tell” can include work in process, jigs, fixtures (purchased or made) tools, and/or tips you use in building your projects or to keep your shop organized. Place your photos on a flash drive and I will be there early to up load before the meeting.

Q & A:

Have woodworking questions, get answers from some of the most talented fine woodworkers in Austin.

See you there!

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