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Default 2018 Midwest Penturners Gathering

2018 MIDWEST
PENTURNERS GATHERING
(MPG)

May 18, 19 & 20, 2018
Comfort Inn & Suites
5 Park Center Drive
Wadsworth, OH 44281

This is the schedule as of 3/2/2018. There quite possibly will be minor tweaks, but the essentials are set. Feel free to ask questions (Also check on the website), make comments in this thread, and one of the committee members will respond. (Oh, REGISTER!!! )

This is the link for Registration and other information: MPG Website.

MAIN ROOM SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

12:00 - 2:45 Set-Up
3:00 - 3:45 Welcome/Announcements
4:00 - 4:45 Demo # 1 - Tips and Tricks After My First 100 Pens - Chris Cannon (thewishman)
5:00 - 5:45 Demo # 2 - Thread-Wrapping Pen Blanks- John Macdougall (Jmacdo)
6:00 - 6:45 Demo # 3 - Marketing or Turning Challenging Materials - Ed Brown (ed4copies)
7:00+ Gather for Dinner We suggest options ?

SATURDAY

8:45 - 9:00 Welcome/Announcements
9:00 - 9:45 Demo # 4 - Casting Basics - Jim Pratt (Badfrog)
10:00 - 10:45 Demo #5 - How To Improve Your Finishes - Mark Dreyer (mg_dreyer)
11:00 - 11:45 Demo # 6 - Mosaic Pin Pens - Dave Bell (Bellsy)
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch - Pizza Social
1:00 - 1:30 Contest Voting/Vendor Sales
1:45 - 3:15 Demo #7 - Segmented Pen Turning - Barry Gross (2bgross)
3:30 - 4:45 Door Prizes/Contests/Snacks
5:00 - 5:45 Demo # 8 - Turning Small Bowls - Ron Tomasch (AAW Buckeye Chapter Member)
6:00 - 6:45 Demo # 9 - Watch Parts Pens - Michelle Ferrara (Ladycop322)
7:00+ Gather for Dinner Formal Gathering Location ?

SUNDAY

8:45 - 9:00 Welcome/Announcements
9:00 - 9:45 Demo # 10 - Small Turnings - Bob Hasenyager (AAW Buckeye Chapter Member)
10:00 - 10:45 Demo #11 - Turning Shaving Brushes and Handles - Ernie Borraga (Eborraga)
11:00 - 11:45 Demo # 12 - Faux Cigar Pens - Dale DeHoff (Dale Allen)
12:00 - 1:00 Closing Remarks/Tear Down

BREAK-OUT ROOM SCHEDULE
(Small group mentoring)

FRIDAY

LATHE/TABLE I

4:00 - 4:45 Tool Time, Basic Intro to Lathe Tools - Ed Brown
5:00 - 5:45 Supervised Lathe Time For Beginners (Pens) - Ohio IAP Chapter
6:00 - 6:45 Casting Watch Parts - Ernie Borraga

LATHE/TABLE II

4:00 - 4:45 Segmenting I: Basic Brick/Castle Designs - Mark James (Mark James)
5:00 - 5:45 Segmenting II: Trim Rings and End Caps - Mark James
6:00 - 6:45 Segmenting III: Chevron Blanks and Finials - Mark James

SATURDAY

LATHE/TABLE I

9:00 - 9:45 Magical Skew/Carbide Tools - Robert Macquis (Magicbob)
10:00 - 10:45 Supervised Lathe Time For Beginners (Small Bowl) - Ron Tomasch
11:00 - 11:45 Supervised Lathe Time For Beginners (Pen) - Ohio IAP Chapter
2:00 - 3:15 Casting Essentials - Tom Bell (m4skinner)
5:00 - 5:45 Collet Chuck/Pin Chuck Uses - Ohio IAP Chapter
6:00 - 6:45 Modified Slimlines - Ohio IAP Chapter

LATHE/TABLE II

9:00 - 9:45 Segmenting I: Basic Brick/Castle Designs - Mark James
11:00 - 11:45 Segmenting II: Trim Rings and End Caps - Mark James
2:00 - 2:45 Segmenting III: Chevron Blanks and Finials - Mark James
4:45 - 5:45 OPEN - As requested, we can add a session
6:00 - 6:45 OPEN - As requested, we can add a session



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