Graeme Priddle & Melissa Engler Demo

3/25/17

by Bob Hunt

        Graeme’s hi-powered woodburner

The NE Florida Woodturners club had the distinct privilege of a full day of demonstrations by the renowned turners/artists Graeme Priddle and Melissa (Mel) Engler of Half Feral Studio on March 25, 2017.  Graeme hails from New Zealand, Mel is originally from Canada, and they

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John Jordan Demo

by Bob Hunt

On Saturday, November 19, John Jordan, one of the most renowned woodturners, demonstrators and teachers in the world, gave a day-long demonstration to our local woodturning club.  Instead of writing the usual blog entry on the demonstration, techniques and methods the turner used, and a how-to, I decided that because of

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A Temporary Detour

A Temporary Detour

by Bob Hunt

It has been a very long time since I last contributed anything to our website. As many of you may know, I got married again, for the last time, in late 2013. We both owned houses, mine in the country and Sandy’s in a gated community. My house

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Ashley Harwood Visits the Northeast Florida Woodturning Association

Ashley Harwood Visits the Northeast Florida Woodturning Association

March 21, 2015

Bob Hunt

Ashley Harwood, of Charleston, SC, did a day-long demonstration at the shop of Jim and Sandy Schroeer for our club and a few guests. Her demonstration included

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Jimmy Clewes in Jacksonville

Jimmy Clewes, a professional woodturner, teacher and all around amazing chap visited with our local woodturning club for two days. The first day was a hands-on teaching session for about 6 of our members. Unfortunately, I was out of town on business (so what’s new?) and missed the day and dinner with

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Patron of the HeARTs

Ed Malesky and Bob Hunt, both members of the Turning Arts Group, recently participated in a collaborative art project with Annelies Dykgraaf and Marsha Hatcher, all of us members of The Art Center.  We created a piece of art and entered it into the Patrons of the HeARTs charity event.  We were very fortunate

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A Turner’s Christmas

Hey, where's Bob?

The Northeast Florida Woodturners Association

The Northeast Florida Woodturners Association held it’s first Christmas party in the beautiful Haskell Building’s Plaza Cafe on Sunday evening, December 12, 2010.  44 of our members, spouses and guests attended the event.  While things got off to a shaky start (no drink cups, no tea, no sodas,

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Rudolph Lopez Turning Demonstration

© 2010 Bob Hunt – Rudolph Lopez mounts a log

Rudolph Lopez, a turner from Tampa, Florida, came to Jacksonville today and held an all-day demo for the Northeast Florida Woodturners Association, graciously hosted by Jim and Sandy Schroeer.  Rudolph spent the day showing how he turns a natural edge, footed vase, a

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