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  February 6, 2018 Meeting:

Who: Robert Berry
Using TurboCAD to Create Your Woodworking Projects
180 Studios, 150 Todd Road, Santa Rosa, CA
Tuesday, February 6 th, 2018 @7PM

Robert Berry, the leading TurboCAD expert in the world, will give a presentation on Feb 6, to the Sonoma County Wood Workers Association on how to use TurboCAD to design your woodworking projects. Originally from South Africa, Robert emigrated to the US over 20 years ago when TurboCAD was purchased by the Marin based company IMSI. He has been the TurboCAD product manager and director in addition to owning his own CAD training business. He has given presentations on TurboCAD all over the world at trade shows, press tours and corporate demonstrations. He has trained personnel at HUD, the US Air Force, the Board of Elections, Boeing, the Blue Man Group and the Jamaica Business Development Corporation.

During his presentation Robert will:
 . Show examples of work created by woodworkers using TurboCAD.
· Show how the software has been used by Shopbot and Legacy woodworking CNC machines.
· Demonstrate both the 2D and 3D features of the software.
· Explain how to prepare drawings for export to CNC cutting machines.
· Describe how to make dovetails and sockets.
· Show how to produce realistic renderings with woodgrains.
· Demonstrate TurboCAD Furniture Maker (a professional kitchen cabinet making software built on top of TurboCAD).
· Discuss the differences between the Professional and Deluxe version of the software.
· Sell discounted versions of the software to attendees at the presentation.


Click here for directions to 180 Studios, 150 Todd Road, Santa Rosa (Google Maps)

Hope to see you all there!

2018 Calendar


 Month & date
 Presenter and Venue
 link to PDF of WoodForum
 January 9
 Andrew Carruthers - violin maker, 180 Studios (Santa Rosa)

 February 6
 Robert Berry - TurboCad, 180 Studios (Santa Rosa)

 March 6
 Greg Zall - Parquetry, Gregs Shop (Petaluma)

 April 3
Bill Hart - Boat Building, 180 Sudios (Santa Rosa)
 May 1
 June 5
 July 10
 August 11 (Sat)
SCWA Summer BBQ @ Don Jereb's place.
 September 11

 October 2

 November 6 Artistry In Wood Show: Opening Meeting w/Judges, Sonoma County  Museum

December 8 (Sat)

December 11(Tues)
Dec. 8th (Saturday): Holiday Party @ Don Naple's House

Dec. 11th (Tuesday): Annual Meeting + AIW - Maker's Meeting @ Sonoma County Museum 

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