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    2020 OTI Symposium - Canceled

    The 2020 Symposium has been rescheduled. We hope to hold the event at the same venue in 2021 and will post details as they become available. Refunds are being issued for those who have registered. If you have a wood blank for the competition, please continue work on your project for...
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    3D printed rosettes

  3. DoubleTree Suites Welcome

    DoubleTree Suites Welcome

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    OTI Symposium Video Links

    PASSWORD FOR ALL LINKS ON VIMEO IS: ORNAMENTAL 2016 Symposium https://www.vimeo.com/193541359 Pecha Kucha https://www.vimeo.com/1192792824 David Lindlow https://www.vimeo.com/193367835 Jeff Edwards https://www.vimeo.com/192783838 Jon Magill https://www.vimeo.com/192622660 Charles...
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    North Texas OTI Gathering - Updated

    We had very successful gathering and I would like to thank everyone who participated. We had 16 attendees on four lathes, all learning from Peter. Thank you Peter Gerstel for traveling and walking us thru some informative projects and providing excellent tips along the way. Thank you Dan Henry...
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    North Texas OTI Gathering - Updated

    The gathering is going forward. Dan Henry is taking deposits now.
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    North Texas OTI Gathering - Updated

    UPDATE: The class is full and all plans are moving forward with preparations. We hope this will be a fun and educational gathering. Thank you to everyone who responded and all participants. We will keep a standby list for now in case we have an attendee drop out. Greetings We are trying...
  8. Overall Best Turning

    Overall Best Turning

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    2017 Membership New and Renewal Forms Active - Join Now

  10. African Blackwood Box #6 Lid Interior

    African Blackwood Box #6 Lid Interior

  11. African Blackwood Box #6

    African Blackwood Box #6

    Dropped this on the kitchen counter showing the finished version to my wife. It chipped the handle. I will see if I can fix it later.
  12. Christmas Ornament 2015

    Christmas Ornament 2015

    African Blackwood and Cedar
  13. African Blackwood Box #5

    African Blackwood Box #5

    I made this for a donation to our wood turning club to use in the upcoming Christmas Party silent auction.
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    Guilloche' Classes

    Hotel Options? Not sure of the exact location so hard to examine options.
  15. African Blackwood Basket - Container #5

    African Blackwood Basket - Container #5

    This piece taught me to pay attention to the direction of the cutter before I start. The rotation of the cutter tended to lift out the grain at the pattern peak when I got to the deeper cuts on the bottom. Live and Learn.
  16. African Blackwood Box #4

    African Blackwood Box #4

  17. Bolo Tie with Pewter Powder Dust Inlay

    Bolo Tie with Pewter Powder Dust Inlay

    Made this for my Dad's birthday. Got the dust from Ted Sokolowski.
  18. African Blackwood Box #3

    African Blackwood Box #3

    Inside of the lid and bottom of the box.
  19. African Blackwood Box #3

    African Blackwood Box #3

    Overall photo of the box.
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    Gorst DuPlessis

    From The Times-Picayune http://obits.nola.com/obituaries/nola/obituary.aspx?pid=175051563 "Gorst H. duPlessis, Radiologist, Artist, and Master Ornamental Woodturner, passed away peacefully on April 18, 2015 at Passages Hospice, New Orleans, La. He was 77 years old. Born in Walton on Thames...