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Woodturning Design Magazine "Journey from Penturning to Penmaking" Column

Woodturning Design Magazine #50 - August 2014 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #31 - Laser Leftovers by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #49 - June 2014 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #30 - Laser Cut Kits by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #48 - April 2014 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #29 - Focus on Importance by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #47 - February 2014 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #28 - Drilling Vises by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #46 - December 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #27 - Questions from the Mailbag by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #45 - October 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #26 - Making Your Own Blanks by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #44 - August 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #25 - So You Want to be a Penturner by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #43 - June 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #24 - Penturners Get No Respect by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #42 - April 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #24 - There is no Silver Bullet by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #41 - February 2013 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #23 - It Doesn't Matter! by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #40 - December 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #22 - Questions from the Mailbag by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #39 - October 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #21 - Making Bushings, Mandrels, and Tail Center Items by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #38 - August 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #20 - Shopping for Stuff—Oh, Boy! by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #37 - June 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #19 - Improving Through Competition by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #36 - April 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #18 - Photographing Your Work" by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #35 - February 2012 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #17 - Growing your "Penmanship" by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #34 - December 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #16 - Questions from the Mailbag by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #33 - October 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #15 - Practice Makes Perfect by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #32 - August 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #14 - Penmaking: Improving Throughput, Uniformity, and Quality by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #31 - June 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #13 - The Magic of Polyester Resins by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #30 - April 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #12 - Tips and Tricks by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #29 - Spring 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #11 - Back to Basics by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #28 - Winter 2011 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #10 - Learning Woodturning by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #27 - Fall 2010 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #9 - Where to next? by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #26 - Summer 2010 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #8 - Questions from the Mailbag by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #25 - Spring 2010 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #7 - Common Mistakes and Potential Fixes by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #24 - Winter 2010 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #6 - Selling Your Work by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #23 - Fall 2009 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #5 - Penmaking Materials by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #22 - Summer 2009 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #4 - Pen Finishes by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #21 - Spring 2009 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #3 - Ditching the Centerband by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #20 - Winter 2009 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #2 - Swap Out The Standard Nib & Cap by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #19 - Fall 2008 - Penturning to Penmaking - Column #1 - Make It a Great Writer by Kurt Hertzog

Woodturning Design Magazine "Behind the Scenes" Column

Woodturning Design Magazine #50 - August 2014 - Behind the Scenes - Column #24 - Behind the Scenes at Klingspor's Woodworking Shop by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #49 - June 2014 - Behind the Scenes - Column #23 - Behind the Scenes at the American Association of Woodturners by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #48 - April 2014 - Behind the Scenes - Column #22 - Behind the Scenes at John C. Campbell Folk School by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #47 - February 2014 - Behind the Scenes - Column #21 - Behind the Scenes at Artisan Works by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #46 - December 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #20 - Behind the Scenes at Veritas Tools by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #45 - October 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #19 - Behind the Scenes at Penn State Industries by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #44 - August 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #18 - Behind the Scenes at Robust Tools by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #43 - June 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #17 - Behind the Scenes at Stockroom Supply by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #42 - April 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #17 - Behind the Scenes at a Philadelphia Woodworks by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #41 - February 2013 - Behind the Scenes - Column #16 - Behind the Scenes at a Conover Workshops by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #40 - December 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #15 - Behind the Scenes at a Geoffrey Noden Woodworking by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #39 - October 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #14 - Behind the Scenes at a Woodturning Symposium by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #38 - August 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #13 - Packard Woodworks by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #37 - June 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #12 - Lee Valley Tools by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #36 - April 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #11 - Easy Wood Tools by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #35 - February 2012 - Behind the Scenes - Column #10 - Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #34 - December 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #9 - Woodcraft by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #33 - October 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #8 - Bad Dogs Burl Source by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #32 - August 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #7 - Oneway Manufacturing by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #31 - June 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #6 - Craft Supplies USA by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #30 - April 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #5 - All American Crafts Publishing by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #29 - Spring 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #4 - Kallenshaan Woods by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #28 - Winter 2011 - Behind the Scenes - Column #3 - The Wood Turning Center by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #27 - Fall 2010 - Behind the Scenes - Column #2 - The Beall Tool Company by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #26 - Summer 2010 - Behind the Scenes - Column #1 - West Penn Hardwoods by Kurt Hertzog

Woodturning Design Magazine Miscellaneous Articles

Woodturning Design Magazine #50 - August 2014 - Sorby Turnmaster Product Review by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #49 - June 2014 - JT Turning Tools Vacuum Chuck Product Review by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #46 - December 2013 - Sea Urchin Shell Ornament by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #46 - December 2013 - rotur Deluxe Pen Turning Kit by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #44 - August 2013 - SWAT Product Reviews Part 2 by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #43 - June 2013 - SWAT Product Reviews by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #39 - October 2012 - EWT Easy Pen Turner & Easy Hollowers by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #37 - June 2012 - Geist Drilling Vise by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #36 - April 2012 - Ground Floor Packaging Anti-Fatigue Mats by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #35 - February 2012 - Hunter #1 Taper Tools by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #33 - October 2011 - Keith Tompkins V-Skew Product Evaluation by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #27 - Fall 2010 - Artist Profile - Marilyn Campbell by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #25 - Spring 2010 - Product Review - Kallenshaan Woods Laser Cut Kits by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #24 - Winter 2010 - Boutique Measuring Scoop by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #20 - Winter 2009 - Showcase 2008 by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #19 - Fall 2008 - Making Your Own Photo Tent by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #18 - Summer 2008 - Jazzing Up a Hobby Knife by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #17 Spring 2008 - 5th Annual Penturners Rendezvous by Kurt Hertzog
Woodturning Design Magazine #8 - Winter 2006 - 3rd Annual Penturners Rendezvous by Kurt Hertzog

Woodturning Magazine Articles - What You Need to Know About Series

Woodturning Magazine #273 - December 2014 - What You Need to Know About Stabilizing Wood - Part 2, Part 9 - What You Need to Know About Stabilizing Wood, Part 2 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #272 - November 2014 - What You Need to Know About Stabilizing Wood, Part 8 - What You Need to Know About Stabilizing Wood - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #271 - October 2014 - What You Need to Know About Pricing and Selling, Part 7 - What You Need to Know About Pricing and Selling - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #270 - September 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 6 - What You Need to Know About Bending Wood - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #269 - August 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 5 - What You Need to Know About Using Adhesives - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #268 - July 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 4 - What You Need to Know About Other Lathe Uses - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #267 - June 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 3 - What You Need to Know About Indexing - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #266 - May 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 2 - What You Need to Know About Inlaying - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #265 - April 2014 - What You Need to Know About Series, Part 1 - What You Need to Know About Sanding - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine

Woodturning Magazine Articles - Woodturning Know How Series

Woodturning Magazine #264 - March 2014 - Woodturning Know How, Part 14 - How am I going to do that? - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #263 - February 2014 - Woodturning Know How, Part 13 - Sharpening - Beyond the bench grinder - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #262 - January 2014 - Woodturning Know How, Part 12 - Creating Threads in your Turnings - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #261 - Winter 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 11 - Sharpening Your Tools - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #260 - December 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 10 - Sharpening System Selection - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #259 - November 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 9 - Beware of the Myths - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #258 - October 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 8 - Improving Your Turning Photos - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #257 - September 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 7 - More Time For Turning - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #256 - August 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 6 - Measuring Turnings - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #255 - July 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 5 - Thinking Grain - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #254 - June 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 4 - Lathe Setup - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #253 - May 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 3 - Guide to duplicating turnings - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #252 - April 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 2 - Thinking through your turning - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #251 - March 2013 - Woodturning Know How, Part 1 - Using a router on the lathe - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine

Woodturning Magazine Articles - Workholding Series

Woodturning Magazine #250 - February 2013 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 13 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #249 - January 2013 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 12 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #248 - Winter 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 11 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #247 - December 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 10 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #246 - November 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 9 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #245 - October 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 8 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #244 - September 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 7 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #243 - August 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 6 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #242 - July 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 5 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #241 - June 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 4 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #240 - May 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 3 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #239 - Spring 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 2 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #238 - April 2012 - Workholding Aids and Chucking, Part 1 - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine
Woodturning Magazine #235 - January 2012 - Twenty Essential Hints & Tips for Making Better Pens - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine

Woodturning Magazine Miscellaneous Articles

Woodturning Magazine #255 - July 2013 - Advanced Lathe Tools Hollowing System - by Kurt Hertzog, Credit GMC Publications/Woodturning magazine

American Woodturner Magazine

American Woodturner - Summer 2008 - 10 Steps to Better Pens by Kurt Hertzog

Unpublished Articles

Easy Wood Tools Big Easy Jaws Product Review by Kurt Hertzog
Easy Wood Tools Easy Parting Tool Product Review by Kurt Hertzog
Easy Wood Tools Easy Chuck Product Review by Kurt Hertzog
Remainders or Laser Leftovers by Kurt Hertzog
Creating Shell Ornaments by Kurt Hertzog
Working with Corian® by Kurt Hertzog
Making "Stick Pens" by Kurt Hertzog
Making a Carbide Tool by Kurt Hertzog
Making a Vacuum Pump System by Kurt Hertzog
Making your own Vacuum Chuck by Kurt Hertzog

Articles about Kurt Hertzog

Pen World Magazine - December 2012 - IAP Contest Results
Pen World Magazine - December 2009 - Artisan Kurt Hertzog
Stylus Magazine - Aug/Sept 2007 - Pens Made by Hand - The Penmakers Guild - Part 2/2
Stylus Magazine - June/July 2007 - Pens Made by Hand - The Penmakers Guild - Part 1/2
Pen World Magazine - Summer 2006 - Declaration of Independents - The Penmakers Guild

Upcoming Demonstrations and Classes

Saturday & Sunday, March 29 & 30, 2015
Demonstrations at Totally Turning Symposium, Saratoga Springs NY
Friday & Saturday, May 1 -2, 2015
Demonstrations at Mid Atlantic Penturners Gathering, Glen Allen VA
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Demonstration at Craft Supplies Super Wednesday Sale, Provo UT
Thursday - Saturday, May 14 - 16, 2015,
Demonstrations at Utah Woodturning Symposium, Provo UT
Friday - Sunday, June 25 -28, 2015
Symposium Chair at American Association of Woodturners Annual Symposium, Pittsburg PA
Sunday - Friday, July 26 - July 31, 2015
Ornaments/Custom Tool Making at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC
Friday - Sunday, July 31 - August 2, 2015
A Weekend of Pen Making at John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC
Tuesday & Wednesday, August 4 & 5, 2015
All day hands-on classes on inlay and jewelery at Capital Area Woodturners, Fairfax Station VA
Friday - Sunday, August 21 - August 23, 2015
Demonstrations at SWAT, Waco TX

Past Demonstrations and Classes

American Association of Woodturners Annual Symposium, Phoenix AZ
Symposium Chair, 6/13 - 6/15, 2014

North Coast Woodturners, Brecksville OH
All day demonstration and all day hands-on class on Stick Pens, Ornaments, and Lidded Boxes, 5/3/14 - 5/4/14

Tennessee Association of Woodturners 2014 Symposium, Franklin TN
Featured demonstrator at 26th annual symposium of the Tennessee Association of Woodturners, 8 rotations, 1/31/14 - 2/1/14

Buffalo State University, Buffalo NY
Wood as an Artistic Medium presentation - 10/29/13
Turning Fundamentals and Design for Furniture Makers - all day demos and hands on classes, 10/30/14, 10/29/14, 10/29/13, 10/28/13, 9/27/11, 9/26/11, 11/4/10, 11/3/10, 4/21/09

Mountaineer Woodturners, Ripley WV
All day ornaments demonstration, 10/12/13

Southeastern Ohio Woodturners, Athens OH
Ornaments, pens, and router on the lathe demonstration, 10/13/13

Blue Ridge Woodturners, Roanoke VA
Ornaments demonstration, 10/15/13

Bucks County Woodturners, Newtown PA
Ornaments and after turning decoration demo, 10/21/13

DelVal Woodturners, Moorsetown NJ
Custom pens demonstration, 10/22/13

Association of Revolutionary Turners, Lexington MA
All day demo on Ornaments and Advanced Pens, 9/20/13
All day hands on advanced pens class, 9/21/13

John C Campbell Folk School, Brasstown NC
Ornaments/Custom Tool Making, week long hands-on class, 8/18/13 through 8/23/13
Pen Making, weekend hands-on class, 8/23/13 through 8/25/13

Utah Woodturning Symposium, Provo UT
Pens w/o kits & kit adaptations, 90 minute demonstration, 5/15/14
Finding Your Own Style, 90 minute demonstration, 5/17/14
Turning By Design, 90 minute demonstration, 5/17/14, 5/18/13, 5/16/13
Pen Making Tips and Tricks, 90 minute demonstration, 5/17/13, 5/16/13, 5/23/08, 5/22/08
What's Your Signature?, 90 minute demonstration, 5/17/12
Turned By Design, 90 minute demonstration, 5/19/12
Improving Your Photographs, 90 minute demonstration, 5/19/11
Twenty Steps to Better Pens, 90 minute demonstration, 5/17/12, 5/18/12, 5/19/11
Sharpening Made Easy, 90 minute demonstration, 5/8/10
Finding Your Own Style, 90 minute presentation, 5/20/11, 5/7/10
Extreme Pens, 90 minute presentation, 5/6/10, 5/7/10
Tips, Tricks, and Hacks in Penmaking, 90 minute demonstration, 5/14/09 & 5/15/09
After Turning Decoration Techniques, 90 minute demonstration, 5/21/11, 5/14/09 & 5/15/09
Making Your Pens Unique, 90 minute demonstration, 5/16/14, 5/22/08, 6/16/06

Craft Supplies USA - Super Wednesday Demonstration Day, Provo UT
New Items in the Penturning World/Problems Q&A, 2 1/2 hr demo, 5/14/14
Common Penmaking Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, 2 1/2 hr demo, 5/15/13
Pen Turning Shop Tips, 120 minute demonstration, 5/16/12
Pen Making Questions & Answers, 5/18/11
Pen Making Tips and Tricks, 90 minute demonstration, 5/5/10, 5/13/09, 5/21/08, 6/20/07, 6/14/06
Making pens w/o kits and adapting pen kits, Hand-cut spiral techniques, Two - 75 minute demonstrations, 6/15/05
Using Alternate Materials, Finishing Techniques, Two - 75 minute demonstrations, 6/9/04

Northeastern Woodworkers Association, Albany NY
Penmaking Tips and Tricks, afternoon and evening demos, 5/1/13
Sharpening Everything in the Shop, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 9/24/11
Making Woodworking/Woodturning Tools, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 4/3/11, 4/2/11
Pen Turning and Enhancements, 4 day hands on class, 9/7/10-9/10/10
Furniture Enhancement Though Inlay, Piercing, Painting, and Pyrography, club demo, 1 hour club demo, 9/9/10
Woodturning Fundamentals for Woodworkers, 1 hour club demo, 4/21/05

Adirondack Woodturners Association, Albany NY
Extreme Pen Making - All day hands-on class, 5/2/13
Advanced Pen Making - All day demo, 5/26/07
Turning Peppermills and Ornaments - all day demo, 11/4/06
Sharpening for Woodturners, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 12/5/05

North Carolina Woodturners Association, Hickory NC
Ornaments - Tips & Tricks, Penmaking - The Finer Points, All day club demo, 8/10/13

Endless Mountain Turners, Troy PA
All day demo - Skew Fundamentals, Asthetics of Bowls, Lidded Boxes Tips and Tricks, Fundamentals of Piercing, 4/6/13

Dakota Woodturners Symposium, Bismarck ND
Demonstrations and hands on classes on ornaments, pens, and lidded boxes, 4/12/13 through 4/14/13

Capital Area Woodturners, Fairfax Station, VA
All day hands-on session, Advanced Ornaments, Monday, April 14, 2014
All day club demo, pens, ornaments, painting, piercing, pyrography, steambending, and more, Saturday, April 12, 2014
All day hands-on session, Advanced Pens, Friday April 11, 2014
All day hands-on sessions, Advanced Pens, Ornaments, and Advanced Ornaments, 4/24/13 through 4/26/13

First State Woodturners, New Castle DE
Lidded Boxes - Tips and Tricks - 2 hr club demonstration, 4/3/13

Totally Turning Symposium, Saratoga Springs NY
Ornaments R Us - 3/30/14, 3/29/14
Photographing your work - 3/24/13
Piercing, Painting, and Pyrography - 3/31/12
Unique Presentation - 4/1/12
Ornaments - Thought to hanging - 3/26/11
Penmaking Tips and Tricks - 3/23/13, 3/26/11
Sharpening Made Easy - 3/24/13, 3/23/13, 3/27/11, 3/28/10, 3/27/10, 3/29/09, 3/28/09
Extreme Pens - 3/28/10, 3/27/10
Workmounting Techniques - 3/29/09, 3/28/09

Turn-On Chicago Symposium, Chicago IL
Making Your Pens Unique, 90 minute demonstration, 8/4/12, 8/3/12
Twenty Steps to Better Pens, 90 minute demonstration, 8/4/12, 8/3/12
Sharpening Made Easy, 90 minute demonstration, 8/5/12
Improving Your Photographs, 90 minute demonstration, 8/4/12

Florida Woodturning Symposium, Lake Yale, FL
All day hands on pen turning classes, 2/3/12

Mid-Hudson Woodworkers & Kaatskill Woodturners Guild, Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
Workholding, Mastering the Skew, & Sharpening Made Easy Demonstrations & hands-on classes, 9/15/12 & 9/16/12

Kawartha Woodturners, Peterborough Canada
Workholding Tips and Tricks - 2 hour club demo - 3/6/12
Ornaments - Simple to Sophisticated - All day demo - 11/12/11

Artistic Wood and Tool Supply - Toronto Canada
Ornaments - all day hands-on class - 3/7/12, 11/9/11
Penmaking Fundamentals - all day hands-on class - 3/4/12, 11/10/11
Advanced Penmaking - all day hands-on class - 3/3/12, 11/11/11
Bowl Turning Fundamentals - all day hands-on class - 3/9/12, 3/5/12, 11/14/11
Woodturning Skills Enhancement - all day hands-on class - 3/8/12, 3/6/12, 11/15/11

Toronto Woodturners Guild, Toronto Canada
Workholding Tips and Tricks - 2 hour club demo, 3/5/12
Sharpening Made Easy/Ornaments/Advanced Pen Making - All day demo - 11/13/11

Rochester Woodworkers Society, Rochester NY
Demystifying Sharpening and Tool Making, evening lecture, 2/24/12
Making Woodworking/Woodturning Tools, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 2/26/11
Fundamentals of Bowl Turning, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 12/11/10
Fundamentals of Spindle Turning, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 12/20/08
Basic Woodturning for Furniture Makers, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 3/26/05
Basic Penturning, 8 hour demo, lecture, and hands on class, 2/9/02

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN
Penturning - A Masters Class, 10/17/13 - 10/20/13
Exploring Ornaments - hands-on ornament class, 8/11/13 - 8/17/13
Penmaking - A Master's Class, hands-on advanced penmaking class, 10/25/12-10/28/12
Turning Ornaments and After Turning Decoration - hands-on ornament class, 10/14/12-10/20/12
Total Immersion in Pens - hands-on advanced penmaking class, 11/3/11-11/6/11
Extreme Pens - Week long, hands-on advanced penmaking class, 8/15/10-8/21/10

Lee Valley Store, Burlington Canada
Enhanced Bowl Turning - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 6/4/11, 4/9/11
Fundamentals of Penturning - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 5/27/11, 5/26/11
Advanced Penmaking - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 5/28/11, 1/8/11
Turning Christmas Ornaments - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 10/16/10
Woodturning Tips and Tricks - hands on class, 7/31/10
Making Woodturning Tools - hands on class, 6/18/11, 6/26/10
Turning Peppermills - hands on class, 6/2/10
Turning Lidded Boxes - hands on class, 3/5/11, 6/5/10
Bowl Turning Fundamentals - hands on class, 6/17/11, 6/3/11, 6/2/11, 4/8/11, 4/7/11/ 4/6/11, 9/18/10, 4/23/10, 4/22/10
Workmounting Techniques - hands on class, 2/4/11, 2/3/11, 6/25/10, 6/24/10, 4/24/10, 2/20/10
Mastering the Skew Chisel - hands on class - 2/5/11, 4/16/10, 1/29/10, 1/28/10
Greenwood Bowl Turning - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 6/13/09
Sharpening Woodturning Tools - demo, lecture, and hands on class, 4/15/10, 6/12/09
Woodturning Fundamentals - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 6/17/11, 6/16/11, 3/4/11, 3/3/11, 1/7/11, 1/6/11, 10/15/10, 10/14/10, 9/17/10, 9/16/10, 7/30/10, 7/29/10, 6/3/10, 6/4/10, 4/17/10, 2/19/10, 2/18/10, 1/30/10, 7/25/09, 5/30/09, 11/22/08

Ocean Reef Art League, Key Largo FL
Extreme Pens, All day hands on class, 1/22/11
Penturning, All day hands on class, 1/21/11
Bowls and Lidded Boxes, All day hands on class, 1/20/11
Fundamentals of Woodturning, All day hands on class, 1/19/11

2nd Segmented Woodturners Symposium, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg TN
Segmented Ornament and Segmented Pen Demonstrations, 11/11/10 - 11/14/10

Blue Ridge Woodturners, Fincastle VA
Turning Custom Pen Components & Ornaments Tips and Tricks demonstrations, 11/10/10

Totally Turning Symposium, Albany NY
Two rotations - 90 minutes each - Sharpening Made Easy, Workmounting Techniques, 10/13/07 & 10/14/07
Two rotations - 85 minutes each - Exotic Pens, Improving your Photographs, 10/14/06 & 10/15/06
Four rotations - 85 minutes each – 2 on Sharpening Woodturning Tools, 2 on Turning Exotic Pens, 10/15/05 & 10/16/05

Ohio Valley Woodturners Guild Symposium - Turning 2009, West Harrison IN
Sharpening Made Easy, 75 minute demonstration, 10/16/09
Making Your Pens Unique, 75 minute demonstration, 10/18/09

AAW Symposium 2013, Tampa FL
Chair AAW Symposium - Tampa FL, 6/28-30/2013
AAW Symposium 2012, San Jose CA
Chair AAW Symposium - San Jose CA, 6/8-10/2012
AAW Symposium 2011, St. Paul MN
AAW Symposium Trade Show operations, 6/23-26/2011
AAW Symposium 2010, Hartford CT
AAW Symposium Trade Show operations, 6/17-20/2010
AAW Symposium 2008, Richmond VA
Making Your Pens Unique, 90 minute demonstration, 6/20/08 & 6/21,08
Pen Making Tips and Tricks, 90 minute demonstration, 6/20/08 & 6/22/08

Woodworkers Showcase, Saratoga Springs NY
Two rotations - Tips and Tricks for the Woodturner, 4/5/08 & 4/6/08
Two rotations - Simple Woodturnings for the Woodworker, 4/5/08 & 4/6/08

Central Connecticut Woodturners, Manchester CT
Penmaking Tips and Tricks, Making Your Pens Unique presentations - 5/26/09

Penturners Rendezvous, Provo UT
Tools for Penmaking, 30 minute demonstration, 5/5/10
DeMystifying the Skew Chisel, 45 minute demonstration, 5/13/09, 5/21/08
Sharpening Fundamentals for Turning Tools, 45 minute demonstration, 6/20/07, 6/15/05
Hand-cutting Spirals, 30 minute demonstration, 6/9/04

Woodturners Guild of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Ornaments - Simple to Sophisticated - All day demo - 1/24/10
Turning Ornaments - all day hands on sessions - 1/25/10 & 1/26/10
Penmaking - Simple to Sophisticated - All day demo - 10/18/08
Penmaking Workshops - All day hands on workshops - 10/19/08 & 10/20/08
Sharpening Made Easy - 2 hour club demo, 9/20/07
Workholding Techniques - 2 hour club demo, 11/9/06

Atlantic Shore Woodturners, Lakewood NJ
Sharpening Made Easy, Mastering the Skew, Workholding, and Making Your Pens Unique - All day demo, 6/12/10

Long Island Woodturners, Dix Hills NY
Sharpening Made Easy & Making Your Pens Unique - All day demo - 12/19/09

Bytown Woodturners, Ottawa Canada
Ornaments, Tips & Tricks, Improving Your Photography - All day demo - 10/16/11

DelVal Turners, Haddenfield NJ
Sharpening Made Easy; Workholding Techniques, Tips and Tricks; and Design Demos - all day workshop, 10/25/09

Central New York Woodturners, Syracuse NY
Lidded boxes, Advanced Penmaking - All day demo, 9/19/09
Lidded boxes, Advanced Penmaking - All day hands-on workshop, 9/20/09

Golden Horseshoe Woodturners Guild, Burlington Canada
Extreme Pens, 2 hour demo, 10/21/10
Style and Design - 2 hour demo, 4/16/09
Ornaments - Simple to Sophisticated, 2 hour demo, 3/20/08
Sharpening Made Easy, 2 hour demo, 2/15/07
Workholding Techniques, 2 hour demo, 9/21/06

New Jersery Woodturners, Roseland NJ
Workholding Techniques, Tips and Tricks Demo - 2 hour club demo, 10/26/09

Presque Isle Woodturners, Erie PA
Workholding Techniques/Skew Chisel Fundamentals - 3 hour club demo, 4/4/07
Sharpening Fundamentals, Shell Piercing Demo - All day demo, 8/5/07

Mid Hudson Woodworking Chapter, Kingston NY
After Turning Ornamentation Techniques - All day demo/hands on class, 4/26/08

Quad State Bodgers - Midland MD
Ornaments - Simple to Sophisticated - Hands on sessions and all day demo, 8/14/08, 8/15/08, & 8/16/08

Western NY Woodturners 1, Buffalo NY
Sharpening Made Easy, 1 hour club demo, 9/4/08
Piercing and carving on your woodturnings, 1 hour club demo, 2/2/06
Workmounting techniques, 1 hour club demo, 2/3/05
Using the Skew Chisel, 1 hour club demo, 10/7/04
Sharpening Fundamentals, 1 hour demo, 6/3/04
Lidded Boxes, 1 hour club demo, 6/5/03
Tools & Techniques for Piercing Turnings, 1 hour club demo, 9/6/01

Western NY Woodturners 2, Hamburg NY
Sharpening Fundamentals, 1 hour club demo, 3/13/08
Art and Science of Sanding Turnings, 1 hour club demo, 9/14/06
Sharpening and using the Ellsworth Bowl Gouge, 1 hour club demo, 6/8/06
Simple Techniques to Improve the Photographs of your Turnings, 1 hour club demo, 2/8/06
Using the Skew Chisel, 1 hour club demo, 5/12/05
Hand Chasing Threads, 1 hour club demo, 3/10/05
Making Lidded Boxes, 1 hour club demo, 10/10/02

Pembroke Woodturners Guild, Corfu NY
Mastering the Skew Chisel, 1 hour club demo, 10/11/11, 5/9/06
Lidded Boxes, Design & Execution, 2 hour club demo, 4/14/09
Sharpening for the Woodturner, 1 hour club demo, 4/8/08, 9/12/06
Advanced Pen Making , 1 hour club demo, 10/11/05
Turning Fundamentals, 1 hour club demo, 4/12/05
Improving the photographs of your turnings, 1 hour club demo, 11/9/04
Using the Bedan and Parting tool to their fullest, 1 hour club demo, 8/14/04
Sharpening for Woodturners, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 4/24/04
Making your own turning tools, 1 hour club demo, 4/12/04

Lockport Woodworkers, Lockport NY
Making Your Pens Unique/Penmaking Tips and Tricks, 3 hour club demo, 10/10/09

Woodcraft Store, West Seneca NY
Sharpening Everything in the Shop - all day hands on class, 5/30/10, 4/10/10, 12/6/09
Bowl Turning Fundamentals - all day hands on class, 2/20/11, 9/25/10, 5/29/10, 2/27/10, 9/27/09
Greenwood Bowl Turning/Mastering the Ellsworth Gouge - all day hands on class, 3/19/11, 1/28/11, 10/23/10, 2/28/10, 2/13/09, 6/6/09
Woodturning Demos - ongoing woodturning demos, 3/5/09
Woodturning Fundamentals - all day hands on class, 3/20/11, 6/27/10, 1/9/10, 12/12/09, 9/13/09, 4/19/09, 2/14/09
Advanced Penmaking - all day hands on class, 2/15/09
Woodturning Demos - Woodcraft Store Grand Opening - all day woodturning demos, 1/9/09
Fundamentals of Woodturning/Sharpening - all day hands on class, 1/19/09

Woodcraft Store, Rochester NY
Basic Spindle Turning (WC101), all day demo, lecture, & hands on class: 1/12/08, 12/8/07, 10/20/07, 3/11/07, 1/13/07, 12/9/06, 11/19/06, 4/22/06, 2/5/06, 11/26/05, 10/22/05, 5/7/05, 4/2/05, 1/23/05, 12/4/04, 10/2/04, 9/4/04, 7/31/04, 5/15/04, 3/27/04
Sharpening for Woodturners, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class: 10/29/06, 4/29/06, 11/27/05, 4/3/05, 10/9/04, 7/10/04, 3/14/04
Advanced Spindle Turning (WC201), all day demo, lecture, and hands on class: 2/15/04
Turning Peppermills, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class: 5/8/04

Rockler Store, Buffalo NY
Tormek Demonstration, store demo on using the Tormek sharpening system, 2/13/10
Turning for Furniture Makers, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 3/7/09
Getting Started Woodturning, demo, lecture, and hands on class for new woodturners, 3/22/09, 1/10/09
Sharpening Workshop Tools A to Z, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 12/7/08, 11/2/08, 9/14/08, 3/9/08, 2/16/08, 12/15/07, 2/25/06
Mastering the Ellsworth Gouge - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 4/26/09, 10/25/08, 1/19/08
Fundamentals of Woodturning, all day demo, lecture, & hands on class: 2/7/09, 12/6/08, 9/13/08, 2/3/08, 1/6/08, 11/11/07, 6/2/07, 5/5/07, 4/7/07, 3/3/07, 9/17/06, 5/20/06, 4/1/06, 1/14/06
Sharpening for Woodturners, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 2/2/08, 1/5/08, 11/10/07, 5/19/07, 4/28/07, 10/8/06, 5/13/06, 12/10/05
Workholding Techniques for Woodturners - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 4/15/07
Sharpening Tools using the Tormek/Jet Sharpening System, 4 hour store demo, 8/25/07, 4/14/07, 3/17/07, 2/3/07, 11/11/06, 10/29/05, 6/11/05
Workholding Techniques for Woodturners, 4 hour store demo, 2/24/07
Turning Wooden Peppermills, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 11/18/06, 4/8/06
Turning Pens and Bottle Stoppers - all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 10/22/06
Turning Pens and Bowls, 4 hour store demo, 6/9/07, 2/5/05
Pens and Ornaments, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 2/18/06
Turning hollow ornaments, 4 hour store demo, 11/30/05, 11/19/05, 11/6/04
Basic Penturning, 4 hour store demo, 1/7/06, 1/4/06, 10/16/04
Using the Wolverine Sharpening system, 4 hour store demo, 5/21/05
Rockler Freedom Pen Day, all day demo and instructions on pens for customers, 6/26/04
Woodturning Demos, all day turning demos for customers, 6/5/04 & 6/6/04, 11/29/03

Barb’s Barn, demo & hands on workshops for 4 local AAW chapters, Elma NY
Sharpening for the Woodturner, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 11/21/04
Woodturning Fundamentals, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 11/12/06, 3/20/04
Sharpening Fundamentals, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 11/8/03, 8/2/03
Mastering the Skew Chisel, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 11/9/03, 8/3/03
Making Lidded Boxes, all day demo, lecture, and hands on class, 12/7/02

Park Avenue Arts Festival, annual 2 day juried craft show, Rochester NY
Judge for Woodcraft category, Judge for Toys category, 8/7/10, 8/4/07, 8/5/06, 8/6/05, 8/7/04
Juror for festival applicants, 4/2/06

The Woodworking Shows, Buffalo NY
Demonstrator for Jet Tools Sharpening System, 3 days of demos on the Jet Sharpening System, 9/29/06 through 10/1/06

Additional school, festival/fair, craft show, and woodturning judging experience available on request.


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