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IN-STORE WOODWORKING DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE
Carbatec holds free in-store woodworking demonstrations presented by local professional woodworkers.

The demonstrations are designed to show you new techniques, ideas and products to help you get the most out of your woodworking while being able to interact with the demonstrators. So whether you are new to woodworking and want to learn the basics or you are an experienced woodworker wanting to expand your skills – there will be a demonstration of interest to you.

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Saturday 25th February    
Adelaide
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9:00am - 12:00pm CARVING AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS
Doug Collins will continue his carving of his Australian animal sculpture. Showing the materials, tools and techniques needed to complete your own project.
Brisbane
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9:00am - 12:00pm TURNING A BUTTER BOWL
Gary will be turning a blank into a butter bowl with lid.
Melbourne
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8:30am - 12:30pm FRENCH POLISHING
Ross McDowell will continue his restoration to a federation sideboard at the french polishing stage. Ross will host discussions and demonstrate different techniques at different stages.
Sydney
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8:30am - 12:30pm TRITON WORKCENTRE
Mark Thomas will demonstrate the features and benefits of the new Triton Workcentre.
Perth
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9:30am - 11:30pm TBC
Saturday 4th March    
Adelaide
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9:00am - 12:00pm NEW TRITON WORKCENTRE
Fergal Flynn will take you through the ins and outs of the new Triton Workcentre and the addition of the new Triton powertools available.
Brisbane
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9.00am - 12.00pm CARVING FIGURNES
Ian Forster will be doing a series on Simplified Figure CarvingĀ, where each carving would be completed over 2 lessons, allowing for interaction with customers. Ian will confine myself to a few tools to make it easier for a person just beginning carving, to achieve a result without the resources.
Melbourne
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8:30am - 12:30pm EVERYTHING BANDSAW
Ben Mahoney will guide you through types of bandsaws and setups. He will explain the different blades and what they are used for. Show you how to rip-down material, book-matching and veneers. Ben will also show you how to cut circles for bowl banks. Also for a bit of fun bandsaw castles and animals.
Sydney
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8:30am - 12:30pm BANDSAW FINE TUNING 
Liam Munich will show you how to set up and maintain your band saw which blades you can use and answer any questions you may have.
Perth
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9:30am - 11:30pm FESTOOL ROUTER
Sam Trlin will show you how to use the Festool Router.
Saturday 11th March    
Adelaide
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9:00am - 12:00pm CARVING AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS
Doug Collins will continue his carving of his Australian animal sculpture. Showing the materials, tools and techniques needed to complete your own project.
Brisbane
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9:00am - 12:00pm TBC
Melbourne
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8:30am - 12:30pm MORTISE & TENON, FIVE WAYS
Small panel doors can be joined with mortise and tenon techniques. Bruce will have five small cabinets on the go, each which will use a variation of mortise and tenon joinery. He will use: Festool domino, horizontal borer, drill press, diy router jig and hand tools.
Sydney
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8:30am - 12:30pm TRITON WORKCENTRE
Mark Thomas will demonstrate the features and benefits of the new Triton Workcentre.
Perth
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9:30am - 11:30pm HOW TO USE HANDPLANES
Dave Howlett will demonstrate how to use different handplanes.
Saturday 18th March    
Adelaide
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9:00am - 12:00pm SHARPENING TURNING TOOLS
Tim Skilton will take you through some of the machinery available to sharpen your woodturning tools. And also offer some tips and tricks involving in sharpening these tools. Products used will feature the Sorby ProEdge system and accessories.
Brisbane
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9:00am - 12:00pm TBC
Melbourne
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8:30am - 12:30pm HANDPLANE MAYHEM
Hand plane whisperer at his best! Soles, totes, chipbreakers, cap irons, mouths, frogs - Ross McDowell will discuss all these and more. Setting up a handplane to make it sing!
Sydney
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8:30am - 12:30pm KREG POCKET JIG APPLICATIONS
Liam Munich to demonstrate the use of different Kreg Jigs, their applications and how to make a stool.
Perth
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9:30am - 11:30pm TRITON TABLESAW
Chris will demonstrate the features and benefits of the new Triton Workcentre.

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Posted by Carbatec on Sunday, February 15, 2015