October 9, 2018 – Photograph Pens – Daryl Gray

Daryl will demonstrate how she makes a pen with a photograph inside.  Daryl says, “We will go over the entire process from selecting photos and paper to preparing the pen tubes for the photos and casting material to making an actual blank, trimming and turning it. Finishing is not necessary as they buff to a smooth glossy finish.

September 11, 2018 – Dave Betler and David Dudney – Layout and Carving on Your Turnings

The presenters describe their presentation, “It is based primarily on what we learned at Arrowmont in a class with J. Paul Fennell along with other things we’ve picked up along the way.  We will have samples of our work to show at the meeting.”

Handouts are available here.
Printed handouts will not be available at the meeting.  You are encouraged to print a copy and bring it to the meeting.

May 8 – Carol Hall – Beyond Round and Brown

Carol Hall is a nationally known artist who works in many mediums.  Her presentation will deal with embellishments – her way of extending her art “Beyond Round And Brown”.  Her approach to the profession is summarized Here. Below are samples of her work.

The presentation is free for Indiana County Woodturners members.  Of others, to help defray our costs, we ask for a $10 donation.  (Encouraged, but not required)

Time and Location

April 10, 2018 – 6:00 p.m. – Wendy Maruyama – Artist and Furniture Maker

This April we will take advantage of serendipitous scheduling!  Wendy Maruyama an internationally known artist and furniture maker is scheduled to speak at IUP on the Woodturner’s normal meeting date.  Our meeting will be the opportunity to attend that presentation.

We received the following invitation from BA Harrington, Director of the Wood Center @ IUP.

Hello Wood Enthusiasts:

Please join the Wood Center at IUP for a talk by internationally renowned artist and furniture maker Wendy Maruyama on Tuesday April 10 at 6pm in McVitty Auditorium.  Wendy recently retired from decades of heading the woodworking program at San Diego State University and is considered a member of what is commonly referred to as the “2nd Generation of Studio Furnituremakers.”  Wendy has just returned from organizing and facilitating the “Design” component of the 6th international World Wood Day event that took place in Cambodia March 20-25.  You are also welcome to join either of the woodworking classes in Sprowls G8 earlier in the day on the 10th to hear her speak about her experience at this wonderful new annual event (she will talk for approximately an hour starting at 11 and 2:30).

Learn more about Wendy at her website found here:  <http://wendymaruyama.com/home.html>.

March 13, 2018 – Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts – BA Harrington

BA Harrington, Director of The Wood Center at IUP, will discuss recent experiences by her and IUP students with the Pennsylvania Arts Council.  This includes the design and construction of the handcrafted objects that were given to the recipients of the Pennsylvania Governor’s Award for the Arts.

Join us for an interesting and informative program.