Hampton Roads Penturners July 2014 Newsletter

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The Hampton Roads Virginia Chapter of IAP are local penturners who get together every other month to share pen making ideas and provide hands on support to demonstrate other techniques. For our July 2014 meeting, we will demonstrating segmenting and have a mini-workshop to try some of the closed-pen techniques discussed at the May meeting. If you have made one of these pens before, please bring it to the meeting to show everyone your pens.

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  • Fred Wissen recently demonstrated casting and stabilization at the Tidewater Turners meeting on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Please visit the Tidewater Turners website at http://www.tidewater- turners.net/ or read their June newsletter for more information. Our next meeting will be held on July 19, 2014, from 9:30 am - 12:00pm at Woodcraft of Virginia Beach / Norfolk. Upcoming topics are Segmenting and more on Closed-End Pens. If you have made one of these pens before, or any other new pen projects since the last meeting, please bring it to the meeting to show everyone your new pens. JULY 19, 2014 MEETING MEMBER REMINDERS: Join the IAP Summer Extravaganza from August 1st - 18th. They have youth contests, kitless contest, a kit contest, one for a select ball point kit and one for a slimline. More info at http://www.penturners.org/forum/f264/welcome-summer- extravagana-124337/ May Meeting Recap..............................................pages 2-5 July Preview..........................................................pages 6 Inside this Issue... July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS
  • Brett Ransom demonstrated anodizing aluminum pens. It is a multi-stage process that requires some knowledge of chemistry and electrical current. For more information, a short video is located at http://www.hrpenturners. net/images/may24/anodizing-demo.wmv May Meeting Recap July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS MAY SHOW AND TELL Do you have a closed-end pen you designed or tried your hand at ano- dozing? Bring your samples to the July meeting!! To see all the other photos shared, please visit our website at http://www.hrpenturners.net/pro- jectgallery.html For more information, we recommend you contact Brett through his website or IAP forum. http://www.shop.squidwood- handicrafts.com/ IAP: hard hat
  • For more information, we recommend you contact Fred through his website or IAP forum. http://www.ptownsubbie.com IAP: PTownSubbie July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS Fred Wissen started the rst of a series of demonstrations on closed-end pens which he will continue at the July meeting. For more information on the rst demonstration, a short video is located at http://www.hrpenturn- ers.net/images/may24/closed-end-pens-demo.wmv May Meeting Recap JULY SHOW AND TELL Do you have a segmented pen or closed-end pen you would like to share? Bring your samples to the July meeting!! To see all the other photos shared, please visit our website at http://www.hrpenturners.net/pro- jectgallery.html Brett Ransom also contributed to the closed-end pen discussion.
  • July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS May 2014 Show and Tell Brett Ransom (hard hat) Peter Turbide (USNR03)
  • July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS Fred Wissen (PTownSubbie) May 2014 Show and Tell For the July meeting,we will be continuing with physical demonstrations on how to complete some of the basic techniques needed to make a closed-end pen. You are welcome to bring in projects you need some help with. Brett Ransom (hard hat) How do you make a closed-end pen?
  • July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS July Preview - Dan Maloney (Band Saw Box) In addition to more on closed-end pens, Dan Maloney (Band Saw Box) will share his knowledge on segmenting pen blanks. Dan has a wealth of experience with woodworking prior to joining IAP and HRPT to learn more about pen making.
  • July 2014 Edition of the Hampton Roads Penturners Newsletter Newsletter Editor: Tina Wissen Email: info@hrpenturners.net Publish Date: July 12, 2014 HAMPTON ROADS PENTURNERS Social Media Mashup International Association of Penturners (IAP) http://www.penturners.org IAP stands for International Association of Penturners, an online forum dedicated to the penturning community. IAP also provides a photo gallery, wiki, links, library, marketplace, and vendor catalogs, as well as supports portals for local chapters, like the Hampton Roads Virginia Chapter. Please visit penturners.org today to join this free online forum, or use our contact form for more information about local meetings, events, and activities. Hampton Roads Penturners website has been up and running since July 2013. We have had a great response from our current members but would also love it to continue to grow by sharing with others. Please share our website URL: http://www.hrpenturners.net. If you need to send photos for the demo gallery or project pens, please use our email at info@hrpenturners.net. ___________________________________________________________ Have you liked us on Facebook? We would love to hear from our Facebook friends more often. Please feel free to share what proj- ects you have been working on i.e. new trends or techniques, or just want to share your latest pen - http://www.facebook.com/HRPenturners We also have a Twitter account for all you tweeters at http://twitter.com/HRPenturners @hrpenturners #hrpenturners Special thanks to Bill and Heather Caillet of Woodcraft for their support of Hampton Roads Penturners! Woodcraft of Virginia Beach / Norfolk is located in The Shops at Janaf on the corner of Virginia Beach Boulevard and Mili- tary Highway in Norfolk, VA. What will you bring for SHOW & TELL??