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Old 12-20-2010, 07:23 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Default LA chapter help, Please

I have a friend of mine that lives in Slidell, LA. He's a local police officer in one of the local parishes. He was in the Army for a bit. Typical "I need to do something to get away from the job" situation. He is very interested in pen making. I live here in Houston, Tx and it's not very easy to help him. He is a true beginner. He has nothing but wants to start badly. I would like to know if there is anyone out here that can point him in the right direction. I think he needs a basics class. He's never done any woodworking. Plus a place to find his tools and materials. Please let me know if you can help him.
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Old 12-21-2010, 07:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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We are based out of Texarkana. Looks like you are closer than any of us.
I just checked www.woodturner.org and found several AAW clubs in and around LA. I am in two AAW clubs and there are penturners in both clubs that are not on IAP. Plus most clubs have a wealth of knowledge to offer,I would try to find an AAW club close and latch on.
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Old 12-22-2010, 07:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
 
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Thank you for the help Mac. Glad to see out of 50 other views thhat someone wants to help.
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:02 PM   #4 (permalink)
 
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Tell him to join Bayou Woodturners. They meet once a month in Harahan, LA . . .

http://www.bayouwoodturner.org/

Great people & a very well run club . . .

Less than 40 miles . . .
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