Woodturning is a form of woodworking that is used to create wooden objects on a lathe. Woodturning differs from most other forms of woodworking in that the wood is moving while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it. Many intricate shapes and designs can be made by turning wood.
Sunday, May 6th at 1:30, we are having the CPR class at the Moose Lodge in
Richmond (the ambulance base was too small for all of us).
Sunday, May 20th, the general membership meeting at the Community Center has been canceled.
Sunday, June 10th, is the picnic at Wayne’s house. He lives on Bates Rd. in Chesterfield MI. Please use the calendar event to find the location info. Bring a dish to pass. The club is buying chicken and ham. Remember the board challenge: a turning with two or more pieces of wood joined on the lathe (mortise and tenon, inset ring, etc. NOT segmenting).The winner by popular vote will win the chuck from last year’s tool “jackpot.”
Check out the right side bar of this page to see when the next meeting is scheduled. for the club. Or go to the calendar page. We meet once a month on the second Sunday of the month for our main club meeting. The meeting will be held at the Richmond Community Center located at 36164 Festival Dr. in Richmond, Michigan. 1:30 p.m start time.
Norfolk Pine logs typical 12 inches long. 10″ dia and 8″ dia. 14 pieces to choose from. $10 each. Four pieces at 4″ dia. $ 5 each. Also have Eucalyptus, Rosewood and Australian pine large slabs. These are $10 each. See Tom B. for more info.
The American Association of Woodturners
32nd Annual International Symposium
June 14-17, 2018
Club Dues are collected in January for the current year. Our current options are as follows:
- Basic Membership: $30 / yr – includes voting rights
- Plus One: + $18 / yr – includes voting rights
- Family: + $ 6 / yr – no voting rights
Pens for Troops
Larry T. has found a home for many of the pens we have been making. See Jim A. for the kits at any club meeting and help us send another 100+ pens to our troops. Thanks to all military for their service to our country.
Stop by any meeting to see what we are all about. Have a cup of coffee, watch a demo and talk with others who are interested in woodturning. Join our club and learn to turn!