MCW Sept. '07 Meeting
Jul 2, 2015Public
Photo: The Silent Auction is awesome...
Photo: Look at that burl brought in by Mike Colella.  Clif Poodry turned this into three lidded bowls.
Photo: Lots of other nice pieces too.
Photo: The Show & Tell table has some interesting forms and a box rest.
Photo: We're going to do a little Member Camaraderie here so we recognize each other and can become friends.  Here is our Gallery photographer, Mike Colella.
Photo: Vice President Clif Poodry.
Photo: Richard Webster
Photo: Hal Burdette
Photo: Stan Sherman, he of the amazing segmented works.
Photo: Tom Gallup
Photo: Steve Balaban
Photo: Ilya Zavorin show a decorated bowl he made specifically for his kids.
Photo: And here's a form for himself.
Photo: Richard Webster talks about his natural-edge bowl.
Photo: Eliot Feldman is so into hollow forms with difficult, flat top shapes.  Hey, it's a challenge.
Photo: Elliot Schantz shows what you do when the inside of your bowl gets bigger than the outside -- design challenge!
Photo: Tom Gallup shows his really black piece -- must be ebony.
Photo: Ed Karch brought a pair of small open forms with his creative burning and texturing work.
Photo: Clif Poodry made a pair of pens.
Photo: Now we're getting down to business -- our demonstrator for the evening, Ed Kelle, visiting from his home on Long Island, NY, begins work on one of his signature "blossom" forms.
Photo: It's starting out kind of like a goblet.  After forming the outside of the bell, he does the hollowing.  Note that the bulk of the wood is still there for support.
Photo: Now it's time to thin down the stem.
Photo: The stem is going to be off axis, so a little work with a Japanese saw is need to release the form on a bias.
Photo: From there, he goes to the disc sander to remove more material from the stem.