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Member's Meeting / Demo

  • Black Forest Wood Company 603-77 Avenue SE (Bay 7) Calgary, AB T2H 2B9 Canada (map)

Short Demos and/or samples of Various Finishes will be presented.

  • George Samaha -- Epoxy and Cyanoacrylate
  • Bob Beckworth -- Mixture: Butcher Block Oil, 2 Lb cut shellac and Ethel alcohol
  • Garry Goddard -- Shellac
  • Vern Steinbrecker -- General Finishes Wood Turner's Finish and Salad Bowl Finish
  • Terry Golbeck -- OSMO Hard Wax Oil
  • Jim Osenton -- Buffing

If you have examples of any of the above or other finishes that you would like the members to see please bring them along. Comparisons will be made among the various finishes we explore and preferred use (eg Food Work Surfaces, Utility Pieces, Show Display Pieces, Children's Toys).  Discussion will include:

  • Ease of Application
  • Surface Preparation Requirements
  • Time between coats
  • Ease of repair
  • Durability/Resistance to Water, Alcohol, Saliva(Toys)
  • Compatibility with Dyes
Earlier Event: October 23
Black Forest Wood Expo and Sale
Later Event: April 5
Annual General Meeting