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The Importance of Art

Here is something a little different but related. This is a TEDx talk given by Malcolm Tibbets at the “Building Bridges” TEDx event in South Lake Tahoe.

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Tower of Life

SPSW Webmaster here and I am a big fan of Malcolm Tibbetts. He recently posted a new video on YouTube of his segmented piece titled Tower of Life. In a Facebook post Malcolm describes it this way:

This was inspired by the miracle of life creation and the recent birth of two new grandsons. The

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Good Reminder

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Bowl vs Face Shield!!!! This happened last night on the live stream. Always wear your face shield!!!!!! #dangerzone #woodturning

A post shared by Carl Jacobson ( on May 30, 2017 at 10:00am PDT

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SPSW Members – Demonstrator Videos Available

Our chapter Librarian and resident videographer, John Jacobs, has now recorded and uploaded five demonstrations from this year’s meetings:

DemonstratorSubjectDate Eric LofstromLearning the Skew March 17, 2016 Kim HooverStacked BoxesMay 19, 2016 Roy LaneHollow FormsJune 16, 2016 John ShraderBowl from a Board August 18, 2016 Glen ShafferEmbellishment October 20, 2016 Jay ShepardAirbrushing January 19,

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Turning Crayons?

OK turners, don’t know if any of you have tried this, but apparently you can turn melted crayons.

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Concentricity, Runout and Woodturning Accuracy

So here’s a video from Eric Goertz from Wildwood Designs, also know as The Bangle Guy. In this video Eric covers some technical topics to help you make sure that your lathe is running properly.

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