Condolences to Paul Omilon.

Members of Hub City Turners wish to send our condolences to Paul Omilon and family on the passing of his wife Arlene. Paul is a stalwart of the Regina turning club, a member of Hub City Turners and has demonstrated at numerous turning events.  Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time Paul.

You can read the Arlene’s obituary HERE.

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Want to turn some Maple?

Terry McConnell has just cut down a Maple tree and is hoping some fellow turners are interested in sharing this wood.  He is happy to give it away but cannot hold it so it is available on a first come/first served basis. Terry has sent some pictures to give you an idea of the size and condition of the wood.

If you are interested give Terry a call at 306 227-9613.


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Mid Summer Doldrums.

Some of you faithful HCT website viewers may give up coming to this site over the summer so I thought in place of some news from the turning world I would send a couple of links that my engineering friend Pat Landine sent to me. I thought they were intriguing enough to share with everyone.  Hope you think so too.

Here is a link to an article about battery storage – may not be the final answer, but it is starting to look like grid-utility-scale storage is just around the corner. Click HERE.

Here is a link to the solution to a common problem of wobbly tables. Wonder how long before the world can afford to switch out the old ones. Click HERE.

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