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Old 05-10-2011, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Newbie turner in Charlotte

Hello, I am brand new to pen turning and am looking to network with some experienced turners here in Charlotte, can anyone put me in touch? My email is tkhearnIII@carolina.rr.com. Many thanks!
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Hi Tom, I am in the Lake Norman area (Denver). Another member here, Yorkie, is just down the street from me. What part of town are you in?
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I am in the Forest Acres area of Columbia.
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Tom...

I believe there are a number of members in the Charlotte metro area itself and, like Warren, in the nearby surrounding areas.

I myself live in south Charlotte, in the area between 51 and Ballantyne...
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Old 05-12-2011, 03:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I live in the Southpark Area near the Mall.
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Welcome Tom.
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Hey, Tom. Welcome to the hobby, it's more addictive than cigarettes and almost as expensive but there are ways to say your pens and make a profit. Email me if you want to get together and I'll show you my setup and some tricks.

Warren is near me and he's a fantastic guy.

my email is: pensbystephen@yahoo.com
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I'm in North Charlotte...'bout 400 miles north....but will be there in a couple of years
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Hi Tom.

I'm down in Fort Mill, so not terribly far from you. My 2 young boys and I are getting involved in pen turning and I just received the last of the parts I need today to be fully ready for production. Unfortunately I haven't been able to make it down to the monthly meeting in Columbia. Maybe we can get them to have an off-cycle up our way :)
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Old 07-13-2011, 08:00 PM   #10 (permalink)
 
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Welcome to the forum Tom. This is a great place to get advice and help.
I moved to Raleigh from Mooresville a few years ago. Looking to start a local chapter of IAP over here and you and the others are welcome to join in.

Keep smiling and turning!
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