Meetings

Monthly Meetings

 

Unless otherwise noted, in the meeting agenda below, all our Club meetings will be held at the Pyle Adult Recreation Center, which is located at 655 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ.


 

DateDemonstratorTopicPresident's Challenge
01/19/19
Jim McCleary
Captive hollowing system by D -Way Tools
Any project that you have used a texture tool.
02/16/19
Cindy Drozda
All Day Demo - 9am to 3:30pm

Finials and Burls
None
3/16/19
Mini-symposium -
Demonstrators - three 30 minute demos PLUS Swap Meet (bring your items to sell)
Mini-symposium - buy/sell trade tables
None
4/20/19
Brian Lensink
Peppermill - segmented or not
Project with a finial
5/18/19
William Taggart
Miniature birdhouse
Turning a project with two or more different materials in it
6/15/19
TBD
Turn something with a handle
7/20/19
TBD
Hollowed out vessels
8/17/19
Mini-symposium -
Demonstrators - three 30 minute demos PLUS Swap Meet (bring your items to sell)
Mini-symposium - buy/sell trade tables
None
9/21/19
TBD
Natural Edge Bowl
10/19/19
TBD
Beads of Courage Lidded Boxes
11/16/19
TBD
All Day Demo - 9am to 3:30pm
None.
12/14/19
Holiday party
Potluck luncheon -
Ornament exchange

None

Important Reminder

Please check back here before every meeting to see if any last minute changes have been made to the meeting location and time

What happens at meetings?

  • Live demonstrations
  • Instant Gallery (come view fellow woodworkers’ woodturning display)
  • 50/50 raffle (half the money goes to ticket winner – other half goes in the Shorty Fund)
  • Wood Raffle – lots of wood blanks raffled off monthly!
  • President’s Challenge Gallery – each month there is a challenge, members bring in pieces for others to view for the challenge
  • Visitors and guests are welcome to attend one meeting free
  • Learn about other opportunities in the area
  • Short member meeting – inform members of activities and happenings

 

All meetings start at 12:00 pm and end by 3:30pm unless otherwise posted. Club meetings are on the 3rd Saturday of the month – u

Rich Fairbourn doing demo at June Meeting

nless noted on meeting calendar. Meetings are open to the public – visitors are welcome to attend one meeting free before joining.  More info about joining here.

Meetings typically start with the Club’s business, followed by the featured demonstration, and then with raffle and prize drawings. Board meetings are open to all club members and are held every other month after the regular meeting.

Thank you to guest wood-turners who take the time to comment on the Instant Gallery.  At several meetings J Paul Fennell used his expertise to talk about different projects.