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  • 05/24/2019 7:23 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    Our June 2019 club meeting will feature Franck Johannesen as our featured presenter.  The topic will be turning Norfolk Island Pine so that the knots align all on one side.

    The July 2019 club meeting will feature Steve Johns demonstrating the use of a coring system on the lathe.

  • 04/08/2019 5:10 PM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    Ralph McKee has granted me permission to publish his detailed instructions for turning a bird house Christmas ornament.  This is for active members only and available under the Menus, Past Presentations menu option.  You will need to be logged in to the website in order to view this page.  Just click here to go straight to the page.


  • 03/21/2019 1:29 PM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    Member Craig Meyer has shared a large list of various suppliers for pen components.  You can find it linked on the Members page.  Just click "Members" in the menu at the top of the website.

  • 03/17/2019 7:41 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    We've added a new members-only feature under the Members menu.  Now you can view slideshows of specific club presentations held in the past.  As we come across more disks of photos we'll be adding to this collection.

  • 02/09/2019 8:35 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    We have added a new members-only page to the website for useful reference charts.  These are the images found in the posters displayed in our shop.  You can find the new page under the Members menu or by clicking this link.  Note you must be logged into our website to have access to this page.

  • 01/11/2019 8:09 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    Ted Hains noted there were questions at the January club meeting regarding how to find Deft spray finishes.   Ted says you can find them at:

    Paint Store Plus
    11485 S Cleveland Ave #6, Fort Myers, FL 33907

    Here is a Google Maps link to this address



  • 01/06/2019 10:00 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    We've made a few updates to the website:

    • The membership card feature is now ready to use.  If you'd like to print your membership card from the website, you can now do so by logging in your account.

    • Club Newsletters are now available from the Newsletter menu found at the top of every page in the website.

    • Events page updated with some regional events around Florida
  • 12/07/2018 10:04 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    AAW sent an announcement for next year's woodturning symposium.  You should have received your own copy of the announcement.  But if you didn't, here are the details:

    Florida Woodturning Symposium

    invites you to join us at our event    

    Florida Woodturning Symposium

    February 8-10, 2019

    Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center

    39034 County Road 452, Leesburg, Florida 34788

    National Turners

    Regional Turners

    Derek Weidman

    Al Hockenbery

    Peggy Schmid

    Don Geiger

    Jason Clark

    Rudy Lopez

    Greame Priddle & Melissa Engler

    Franck Johannesen

    Workshop Leaders

    * Dixie Biggs * Steve Cook * Barry Reiter * Walt Wager * Steve Marlow

    Lots of Activities!

    Excellent Demonstrations

    Great Workshops

    Silent and Live Auctions

    Instant Gallery

    Win a Shopping Spree

    Visit the Craft Room

    On Site Accommodations

    Vendors om Site

    Raffle Tickets for a chance to win a Powermatic 3520C lathe

    To Register for the Symposium, Go To:

    http://floridawoodturningsymposium.com/registration/

    Late Fees apply after 31 December

    We look forward to seeing you in February!

     


  • 12/07/2018 9:56 AM | Joe Payne (Administrator)

    Thank you to everyone who attended our annual club Christmas party at Olive Garden.  There were some amazing craftsmanship shared during the traditional white-elephant gift exchange.  This really is a talented group of wood turners!

    We should have some photos posted soon, I'll let everyone know when they're online.

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American Association of Woodturners


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