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"Turn a Chess Set"
Mike Peace will demonstrate how to turn a chess set. A chess set is not that difficult for a novice turner. He will cover chess set design, wood selection, using story sticks, chucking, turning and finishing. You can access his article on turning a chess set published in the Feb 2020 American Woodturner on his website, MikePeaceWoodturning.com.
Mike Peace enjoys every aspect of woodturning including demonstrating and teaching. He has demonstrated at the American Association of Woodturners symposia in 2016 and 2018, as well as regional symposia and at many clubs in the Southeast and more recently Interactive Remote Demonstrations to clubs throughout the US. He has taught at the John C. Campbell Folk School.
Mike has published articles in American Woodturner, More Woodturning, Woodturning Design, and Woodturning FUNdamentals. He has a YouTube channel, Mike Peace Woodturning, with almost 500 woodturning videos including a playlist on turning chessmen.
Mike lives in Suwanee, GA with his wife Barbara. Before retirement, Mike worked at ADP as a payroll software project manager. After serving on active duty in the US Army, Mike stayed active as a reservist retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
More information on his woodturning can be found on his website at https://mikepeacewoodturning.com/