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Question: Are you interested in a C&T or Wood Trade later this month?
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Challange & Trade    
  11 (61.1%)
Wood Trade    
  1 (5.6%)
Both    
  4 (22.2%)
Neither    
  2 (11.1%)




Total votes: 18
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Jun 4th, 2015 at 6:51pm
 
I want to find out if there is enough interest before I go about setting up either one.  The last 2 C&T's had only a few members participate.

For those of you who are new to our C&T's, it is a Challenge to create a piece, to the best of your abilities, that meets the specifications given, & once completed, you will Trade it to another participant either in a Round Robin Trade, where A sends to B, B sends to C, C sends to D...  or you have a Partner Trade to send your piece, and your partner will send you their piece.  Trade assignments are given after pieces are completed and all photos posted.  If you haven’t posted a picture of your completed piece by the deadline, you will not be eligible for a trade.

A Wood Trade is similar except you are trading a USPS flat rate box of local wood with someone.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #1 - Jun 4th, 2015 at 8:01pm
 
Jim, I voted for the C&T.  I've participated in several of the wood swaps and think it would be neat to get a turning from another turner.
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Reply #2 - Jun 4th, 2015 at 9:26pm
 
Hey Jim I am up for another C and T, I ran out of time on the last one due to peice blowing up. Itching for another c and t Smiley
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #3 - Jun 5th, 2015 at 9:38am
 
I voted for the C&T - Can you also request that people in the C&T sign their work? Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
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Reply #4 - Jun 5th, 2015 at 9:47am
 
Great point Tom
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Reply #5 - Jun 5th, 2015 at 2:52pm
 
Yea the last trade I did with steve, I didnt have a fresh sharpie or my wood burner. But I have them now  Thumbs Up
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #6 - Jun 6th, 2015 at 9:34pm
 
I always look forward to both.
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Reply #7 - Jun 6th, 2015 at 9:38pm
 
Jim should we promote this poll in the "turning talk" and "Other turning topics" sections?
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #8 - Jun 7th, 2015 at 9:16am
 
Guy, if you want to get more members involved in a wood trade or a C&T, go right ahead and promote it, that's what it's about, member participation.
It may be that there aren't enough members able to spare the time for this type of thing right now, but you never know unless you ask.  Smiley
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Reply #9 - Jun 7th, 2015 at 2:01pm
 
I participated in the last wood trade and loved it, so I vote for a trade.
The parameters of a C&T would determine my interest level as I have limited tools and skills .
Thanks, Steve
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #10 - Jun 7th, 2015 at 2:34pm
 
Steve Hudson wrote on Jun 7th, 2015 at 2:01pm:
I have limited tools and skills


I've found that over the years the C&T's have given me an opportunity to turn items that I may not have thought of, or may not have ever tried. Your skill level will improve when trying different things.
Look at the C&T's in the gallery and see what you think.
Jim didn't mention the parameters of the challenge, so you might want to suggest something.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #11 - Jun 7th, 2015 at 2:58pm
 
How about a hollow form with some type of inlay. Be it powder metal or stone Smiley or some type of a dye, or airbrush finish. Thoughts? This would be good for beginer to advanced.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #12 - Jun 7th, 2015 at 3:54pm
 
I voted "both" but would be more interested in a C & T than a wood trade.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #13 - Jun 8th, 2015 at 3:36pm
 
Since I'm not employed at the moment, I voted C&T. Got some new blocks to make something from. Do not have the fancy tools to make a hollow form, BUT would like to see the parameters before I un-commit. Glenn J.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #14 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 1:08am
 
Steve Hudson wrote on Jun 7th, 2015 at 2:01pm:
I have limited tools and skills


this is the best reason to do a C&T, have you do something outside your normal area.
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