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Since 03/09/2013.

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August Wednesday Demo. A report from Bob Finley.

I demonstrated how to make wooden flowers from pine, colour them with spirit stain that can be had from the carpentry store or the hut. Then showed how to finish them with super glue.

Dublin Chapter Picnic. A report by Bob Finley. The first chapter pPicnic 2015icnic was held at John Doran's house in Blessington. About 25 members and family were there to see three demonstrations. The first was Willie Edwards who showed us how to tune and use a band saw. He showed us how to cut bowl blanks and how to make jigs for cutting different shaped wood.

After that we had a demo of a "pole lathe". A bunch of us had a go at it (including me). I found it a lot easier than I thought it would be. I tried a roughing out gouge and a skew. With the low speed, you didn't have to worry so much about a catch.

After the pole lathe, we had chicken, burgers and sausages expertly bar-b-cued by our good friend Stephen Coffee and his friend (Sorry but I can't remember his name).

The last demo of the day was done by me (Bob Finley) and was on how to make pens. I showed how to drill odd shaped holes in the blanks and then fill them with super-glue and other material to make different effects.

All in all it was a great day and I am looking forward to the next picnic. For more pictures, click on the image above.

Recent Stuff

Upcoming Stuff

 September

 Saturday: Yann Marot

 Wednesday: Cecil Baron

 October

Saturday: Pat Walsh

Wednesday: Charlie Ryan

 November

 Saturday: Bob Finley

 Wednesday: Malcolm Hill

Sep - Segmented /Laminated Piece.

Oct - Clock.

Nov - AGM No Competition.

 Dec - Toy.

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 December

 Saturday: Joe O'Neill

 Wednesday: Joe O'Neill

Sept. Sat. Demo: Yann Marot

Sept. Sat. Comp: Seg./Lam. Piece

Sept. Wed. Demo: Cecil Barron

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I also showed how to make a fluffy  flower from a branch of a bush from my garden.

After that I showed how to finish a pen with super glue. There were 23 people in attendance.

The website for the Rocket Blaster refill accelerator is www.hobbystores.co.uk,

and

http://www.ebay.ie/sch/sis.html?_nkw=DLXAD059%20Roket%20Blaster%20top%20up%20250ml&_itemId=111015745214

The zap-a-gap glue is at http://www.emodels.co.uk/zap-products-4oz-bottle-zap-a-gap-ca-pt-05.html