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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Imagination Squared

The view from inside is very different

"Not from where I sit"

Two local artists, Dolf James and Christina Foard, had an idea.  What would happen if we handed out 2,000 identical 5″ white squares and asked all local artists, who work in all types of media, to put their ideas on the squares, and they were all shown in

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