Marking A Blank

When marking out a blank for turning we often wish to include or exclude certain features. Cut a clear acrylic disk the diameter of the swing of your lathe.  Drill a 1/8” hole in the center.  Place a leg of your dividers in the hole and scribe a series of circles 1” apart.  Drill a 1/8” hole at each point where the concentric and the radius lines cross.  In use, position  the disk to maximize the blank, place an awl in the center hole and a pencil in the appropriate radius hole.  Then rotate the disk with the pencil point to mark the blank.


Events

The Woodworking Show  will be held January 10th-12th up at the Big E in the Young building.  Times are Friday 12-6; Saturday 10-6; Sunday 10-3.  Come out to see your fellow turners!

The January meeting will take place on Tuesday January 28th at 6:30PM.    Meeting will be held at at the Connecticut Valley School of Woodworking in the Manchester Woodcraft located at 249 Spencer St., Manchester, CT. 

The cancelled December holiday party will be at the January meeting.  Club will provide for pizza party.  Please bring a dessert and grab bag gift.  The Chris Ormsby memorial wood auction will take place this night as well. Cash/check or credit card

 Bring your ideas for demos for 2020!

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