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February 2018 Meeting

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

Spalted Wood in Art and Turning: What is it, How to make it, How to turn it.
Remote program by Dr. Sara Robinson, Oregon State University

Dr. Sara Robinson, Assistant Professor, Oregon State University.  Dr. Robinson is both a scientist and an artist. Dr. Robinson will start by giving an introduction to spalted wood with definitions and examples…

  • What causes spalting.
  • “Myth Busting” about spalted wood.
  • Do-It-Yourself spalting at home.
  • Advancements in spalting from years, to months, to hours!

And finally she will show how to best turn spalted wood, tools and techniques.

For further information about Dr. Robinson’s research and art, Google “Dr. Sara Robinson” or “Dr. Spalting.”  She also has several videos on YouTube.  More info at http://www.northernspalting.com/about-us/dr-spalting/

See some examples of Sara Robinson’s work below…



February 22
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Blue Ridge Woodturners Club


Williamson Road Masonic Lodge
3025 Pioneer Road
Roanoke, VA VA United States
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