Nor-Cal Woodturners

Nor-Cal Monthly Meeting

  • April 25, 2023
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Veterans Hall, 1300 Forrest St., Folsom, CA 95630 or Zoom Meeting


Bill Juhl is going to show how to “make your own tools." Some will be live demos and turning, some will assembling, and others will show samples of what can be done.  


Bill will show how to make a:

  • Bandsaw jig for safely cutting tubular objects (logs)
  • Drum sander
  • Disc sander
  • Tool handles
    • wood, fixed
    • wood, changeable
    • pvc, changeable
    • aluminum tube, changeable
  • Bedan tool
  • 3/8” square square scraper
  • Dovetail tenon cutter
  • Bowl depth gauge, wood
  • Vacuum chuck .. cup style and disk
  • Jam chucks 
    • Cup aka vacuum chuck
    • Bollard
    • Side engagement
    • Flat rim plate
    • Internal jam chuck, steel rod w/ cap
  • Donut chucks
    • Smooth rim  
    • Internal dome support
    • Vase or irregular hollow vessel
  • Parting tool    HSS M2
  • Replacement heads for Trent Bosch hollowing tools

No need to sign up, just join us in person or via Zoom.  We will send out the Zoom link to all of our active members before the meeting date. If you have any questions email Chris Smith at

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