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THANK YOU TO THE 2013 MAPG SPONSORS WHO DONATED DOOR PRIZES AND OTHER NEEDED EVENT MATERIALS. CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Woodcraft of Richmond - premier woodworking store in the Greater Richmond area. Woodcraft Supply, LLC is one of the nation's oldest and largest suppliers of quality woodworking tools and supplies. We thank Ray Deyo for allowing us to use the store as the MAPG 2013 venue and for donations as door prizes. Please visit http://www.woodcraft.com/stores/store.aspx?id=325 for more information.

Richmond Woodturners - previously known as Woodturners Anonymous of Richmond, was started in May of 1997. Please visit http://www.richmondwoodturners.org/ for more info!

International Association of Penturners - Jeff Brown (AKA Jeff) has donated the following items: 12 IAP hats, 12 IAP safety glasses, 50 IAP oval car magnets, 6 new (never seen before) IAP mugs, 6 new IAP pencil cups, and 1 set of IAP sandstone coasters. Please visit http://www.penturners.org for more information.

AAW - American Association of Woodturners has donated the following:

  • 25 issues of American Woodturner journal, which is dedicated to providing education, information, and organization to those interested in woodturning
  • educational opportunity grant of $1000 donated on behalf of MAPG 2013

Please visit http://www.woodturner.org for more information.

General Finishes - We would like to thank General Finishes for donating 100 2 oz sample bottles of Wood Turners Finish, which will be going to the first 100 attendees who register. Wood Turner's Finish is a non-toxic water/oil urethane hybrid for use on wood turnings, salad bowls, and other lathe turned projects. It produces a rich amber tone and dries to recoat in minutes. We will be demonstrating how Wood Turner's Finish is applied to pens at MAPG 2013.

ChefWareKits.com - Craig Lapiana (AKA clapiana) has donated several products for MAPG 2013. They specialize in Stainless Steel kitchenware kits which include everything required to make a beautiful hand made utensil. Please visit Chef Ware Kits at http://www.chefwarekits.com for more information.

Fine Turnings - Marla Mills (AKA Crickett) of Fine Turnings donated her paper and feather blanks for MAPG 2013. Please visit http://www.fineturnings.com for more information about Marla's products.

Pilot Mountain Pencrafters - Rick Herrell (AKA rherrell) of "Custom Made" penturning tools/accessories has donated a Mini-Jet Tool Rest set, a sanding mill and Jr Gent II pin chucks.

Fantastic Feathers - John Underhill (AKA JohnU) has donated 3 pounds of his pheasant feather blanks! Please visit * ExoticBlanks.com for more information.

Classic Nib - Roy Robaldo (AKA OKLAHOMAN) at http://www.classicnib.com has donated a pen display case! Boy is that thing sweet looking. It even has a hasp so it can be locked!!

Joe Schneider - Joe Schneider (AKA wood128) donated 2 segmented blanks, a complex segmented blanket pattern and a 360 herringbone blank. You can find out more information on the ClassicNib.com site.

Berea Hardwoods has donated 2 gift certificates. Please visit http://www.bereahardwoods.com for more information.

Thompson Lathe Tools - Doug Thompson (AKA Doug Thompson) donated 3 spindle gouges. Please visit http://thompsonlathetools.com for more information.

Smitty's Pen Works - Leroy Smith (AKA Smitty37) of Smitty's Pen Works has donated the following items: 2 LeRoi Elegant LB in Chrome/Blk Chrome, 2 LeRoi Elegant LB in Gold Tn/Gun Metal, and 5 SPW LeRoi with Schmidt refill upgrade in Gold Tn/Gun Metal. Please visit # for more information.

Martin's Eagle Eye Blanks - Martin Beauford (AKA mhbeauford) has donated an Eagle Eye Walnut Blank. For more information, please visit ClassicNib.com for more information.

Tom Barron - Tom Barron (AKA tkbarron) has donated the following blanks: Gator Bone "Biloxi Blues" - Large, Gator Bone "Black Magic" - Large, Gator Bone "All Saints" - Large, Wonder Wood - Blue & Red Swirl, Turquoise Dyed/Stabilized Maple, and Violet Dyed/Stabilized Maple. Tom's products can be found on the ClassicNib.com site for more information.

Little River Crafts - Eric Rasmussen (AKA Sylvanite) has donated the following items: Set of 8 Marble Alumilite blanks, Set of 8 Swirl Alumilite blanks, and 5 30-06 Bullet Kits. Eric's products can be found at the following locations: * ExoticBlanks.com or http://www.littlerivercrafts.com/.

Wildwood Design - Eric Goertz (AKA BangleGuy) has donated the following: 1 Stainless Steel Bangle Core with Blue Alumilite Cholla Cactus blank and 1 Stainless Steel Bangle Core with Red Mallee Burl cast in Red/Maroon Alumilite blank. Eric's product can be found at #.

Texoma Pens - Seamus Rooney (AKA Seamus7227) has donated the following blanks: 1 Sierra twist - Virginia Tru-Quarter on Carbon Fiber and 1 Sierra twist - Buffalo Nickel/Roosevelt Dime/Lincoln Penny on Carbon Fiber. Seamus' product can be found at http://www.texomapens.com/.

Marksman Writing Instruments - Mark Willey (AKA marksman) has donating the following: Marksman Eagle kit (choice of FP or RB) with an American Flag Stars and Stripes blank, Marksman Night Hawk kit (choice of FP or RB), and FP or RB matching bushing set. Please visit http://www.marksmanpens.com/ for more information.

Eric Beuker - Eric Beuker (AKA Buzzzz4) for donating the following: Black Minicone Alumilite Blank, Red/Gold Minicone Alumilite Blank, Black Antlerbits Alumilite Blank, Green/Gold Antlerbits Alumilite Blank, Red full sized Pinecone Alumilite Blank, and Red Cherry Pits Alumilite Blank. Please visit * ExoticBlanks.com for more information.

Gary Nicholls - Gary Nicholls (AKA CaptG) has donated the following blanks: 1 Jr Gent II Carbon Fiber Watch Blank 1 Jr Gent II Carbon Fiber Blank, and 2 Sierra Carbon Fiber Blanks. Gary's product can be found at * ExoticBlanks.com.

Mestari Designs - Stan Cook (AKA mrcook4570) has donated 2 - $25 gift certificates. Please visit http://www.mestaridesigns.com/turners for more information.

Kent Wilson - Kent Wilson (AKA reddwil) has donated the following items: 1 - Gent Series Iron Clad Blank, 2 - Jr Gent Series Iron Clad Blanks, and 1 - Sierra Series Iron Clad Blank. Please visit ClassicNib.com for more information.

Jonathon Brooks - Jonathon Brooks (AKA Brooks803) has donated the following items: 2 - Alumilite Cast 9? Blank sets, 2 - PR Cast Blank sets, and 2 - Wood Blank sets. Jonathon's products can be found on * ExoticBlanks.com for more information.

Lyle Walden - Lyle Walden (AKA lwalden) has donated the following Sierra Tube sets: 1 "Lone Star" Texas Flag, 1 Beth Olive Wood with Bloodwood Orthodox cross inlay, and 1 Beth Olive Wood with "Eagle Style" cross inlay; a Cigar Tube set: 1 "Lone Star" Texas Flag; a Baron Tube Set: 1 Beth Olive Wood with Bloodwood Orthodox cross inlay; and vII Tube sets: 1 "Lone Star" Texas Flag, 1 Beth Olive Wood with Bloodwood Orthodox cross inlay, 1 Beth Olive Wood with "Eagle Style" cross inlay, 1 Beth Olive Wood with Holly Oval and Bloodwood Orthodox cross inlay, and 1 Bloodwood with Beth Olive Wood Orthodox cross inlay; and the following Full Sized Gent/Statesman tube set:1 Bloodwood with Holly Oval and Bloodwood Orthodox cross inlay. Lyle's products can be found on ClassicNib.com.

ExoticBlanks.com - Ed and Dawn donated 10 gold Sierra pen kits and 10 chrome Virage pen kits. More information about Exotic Blanks can be found at * ExoticBlanks.com.

Patty Sole - Patty Sole 3 sierra painted tubes and 2 junior gent painted tubes. More information about Patty Sole's fine art canb be seen at PattySole.com.

Toni Ransfield - Toni Ransfield (AKA Toni) donated 1 junior gent Millefiori polymer clay blank sold through * ExoticBlanks.com. Toni's finished pens can be seen at ExclusiveDesignz.com.

Pens by Charley - Charley Goodwin donated a finished pen with the MAPG logo and date of the gathering engraved on it. More information about Charley Goodwin's pens can be found at PensbyCharley.com

* 12/19/13 - by request of ExoticBlanks.com, all their links have been removed from this page.

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