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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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JimQuarles
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #15 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 1:17am
 
There is a reason we call it a "Challenge".  We want to challenge you to expand your abilities.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #16 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 8:06am
 
JimQuarles wrote on Jun 9th, 2015 at 1:17am:
We want to challenge you to expand your abilities.

For example, I never really had any desire to make a Christmas ornament. after a C&T a few years ago, I seem to be making them all the time.
And to this day, I curse Jim every time I turn a new one Angry Grin
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #17 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 10:54am
 
I have not participated in a C&T event but here are my suggestions for potential participants guidelines:

1)      Hollow form, bowl, plate(s) or platter made of two or more species of wood

2)      Bowl or platter with a Unique Surface Treatment (burning, airbrush, carving, texture, inlay, sandblast, etc.)

3)      Multiple turnings assembled into a single themed piece (still being able to ship in a flat rate box) – may require some assembly required upon receipt???

4)      Incorporate Glass into a turning (inexpensive commercial glass, sea glass, or glass beads, or marbles, or make your own etc.) as an accent / highlight or center of interest

5)      Multi-axis turning

6)      Daily use items

or a combo of two or more of these ...

Any feedback on past events, favorites or interest in the above or votes for additions to the list??
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #18 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 1:02pm
 
My abilities need a lot of expanding... I'll be happy to give it a try...
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #19 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 1:58pm
 
A lot of good suggestions Tom, thanks

Keep in mind that not everyone has hollowing tools or other specialty tools.
We want to be able to have as many people participate as possible.

Keep the suggestions coming and get others interested
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #20 - Jun 9th, 2015 at 2:04pm
 
Ed - I agree 100% that is why I tried to make each area broad enough to allow many abilities / tools and materials.

and Ed, THANK YOU for all you do to put this together / keep it going and moderate it to remain on subject.  Thumbs Up Thumbs Up Thumbs Up

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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #21 - Jun 13th, 2015 at 10:03am
 
I voted for C&T, past participation gave me inspiration to try something I had not done yet. Great confidence builder and fun.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #22 - Jun 19th, 2015 at 10:39pm
 
With 15 people wanting a C&T, it looks like that is what we will do.  Any suggestions before I go in the back of my shop and brew up some ideas?
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #23 - Jun 20th, 2015 at 12:10am
 
Hollow form Wink
Multi Axis
inside out
Or ???
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #24 - Jun 20th, 2015 at 3:11am
 
How about turning something that is not wood?

Plywood, MDF, OSB, Corian, alabaster, bondo, epoxy, brass, aluminum, etc, etc.....

Or any combination thereof.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #25 - Jul 13th, 2015 at 11:14pm
 
Jim,
Any movement on this? Just curious so I can start to make plans.

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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #26 - Sep 14th, 2015 at 4:59pm
 
How about an off center turning. Not multi axis, just off center.
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Re: Challenge & Trade or Wood Trade
Reply #27 - Sep 16th, 2015 at 9:22pm
 
I know the survey is closed, but thought I would add my 2c worth, challenge and trade if you go outside the USA.
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