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Mid-Atlantic Penturners Gathering 2015

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MAY 1 & 2: Join us for 2 days of socializing, demonstrations, contests, and galleries. Friday evening from 7 - 9 pm and Saturday from 9 am - 5 pm.

The event will be held at:

Woodcraft
9862 W. Broad Street
Glen Allen, VA 23060.


2015 PEN CONTESTS: to be submitted and judged on Saturday, May 2

CONTEST 1: COMPONENT KITS - open to all, with the following considerations

PEN: must be made by the contestant AND from any commercially available component kit. Minor modifications may be made to components, but radical mods are not permissible. This distinction will be solely at the discretion of the judges.

PEN BLANK: must be made by the contestant AND include at least two different materials.

No assistance allowed.

CONTEST 2: OPEN CHALLENGE - any and all are welcome!

No restrictions on methods used to make the pen.

Any pen submitted must be made only by, and entirely by, the contestant.


Here is our tentative event schedule for 2015!


FRIDAY - MAY 1

7:00 - 9:00

Vendors open

7:15

Show off your Pens

7:30

Kurt Hertzog (AAW President) - "Making your Pens Unique"


SATURDAY - MAY 2

9:00 - 5:00

Vendors open

10:00

Kurt Hertzog (AAW President) - "Making a Stick Pen"

11:00

Barry Gross (2bgross) - "On Tube Casting"

12:00

Pizza Lunch

1:00

Charlie Wortman (Charlie_W) - "Turning between Centers and more"

2:00

Roy Robaldo (OKLAHOMAN) - "How to Upgrade a Nib, Fill a Pump, and Basic Tuning"

3:00

Bill Walters (bill walters) and Bruce Robbins (BRobbins629) - "The Incredible Threading Machine"

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