April Meeting

Ideas for the Table Saw and Lathe

Terry Brown

Tuesday, April 16  

Terry Brown is a professional woodworker who has taken on projects that would make most of us run for cover. He has been able to do this because of his unique ability to do a difficult job in the simplest way. One of his specialties is the removal of the need FOR a ruler. Measuring is fundamentally the cause of errors. Over the years, I have picked up some of Terry's ideas that have reduced my need for measurements and I hope to pick up some more ideas at the meeting this month.

Terry will concentrate on the table saw and lathe in the short time we have for the meeting. He will share with us a few of his favorite methods to add accuracy and to simplify. For the table saw, he will describe how to make a raised panel door with your self made profile cutter. Another Table Saw subject will include cutting a long 12-foot board single handedly and cutting an octagon post.

For the lathe, he will cover basic design cutting techniques, lay-out of a post, center point for a warped board, homemade boring center, the use of a steady rest, carbide vs steel tools, etc.

Come to the meeting and you are sure to leave with some improvements in your techniques for the table saw and lathe! 

Host: Fred Ford 


Scenes from our July Meeting



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