October 2017 Meeting

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Roy Yarger and Lonnie Bott will be the featured demonstrators. Both have many years of experience turning both simple and complex projects. October’s demo will focus on simple, but very nicely executed, gift type items.

There will also be a raffle for a Nick Cook parting tool that was generously donated by Chace Holloway of Case Woodworking Supply.

The meeting will be held at 6pm on Thursday, October 26 at Case Woodturning Supply in Savannah. The meeting is free and open to the public.

September 2017 Meeting

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This month’s meeting will follow a special format. Rather than having one demonstrator, we will have several members of differing ability working on turning one bowl. The goal is to solve common turning problems as they arise so we can all learn from the process. The turning lineup will be:

Noel Wright: blank selection

Dan Lee: roughing

Fran DiTommaso & Lonnie Bott: outside

Jeff Amacher: hollowing

Steve Cook: bottom

 

The meeting will be held at 6pm on Thursday, September 28 at Case Woodturning Supply in Savannah.

New location for meetings!

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Beginning September 28, 2017, our meetings will be held at 6pm on the last Thursday of the month at Case Woodworking Supply, 1725 Grove Point Road, Savannah. As always, our meetings are free and open to the public.

Walt Wager Demo May 25th

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Tallahassee woodturning artist Walt Wager will be the featured demonstrator at the Thursday, May 25th meeting of Lowcountry Turners—6 p.m. at Case Woodworking Supply, 1725 Grove Point Road, Savannah. For more information about the artist, go to www.waltwager.com. The event is free and open to the public. Donations to help defray travel costs are appreciated.

Nick Cook Demo April 27th

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Our next demo features Nick Cook, a nationally-known woodturner from the metropolitan Atlanta area. Nick is a founding member of the American Association of Woodturners, and has taught, lectured and written widely on woodturning topics. As always, our demos are free and open to the public. This demo will be held at Case Woodwoorking Supply at 1725 Grove Point Road, Savannah. Start time it 6pm.

Temporarily Homeless

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We are sorry to announce that we will no longer be able to hold our monthly meetings and demos at Maven Makers. The owners of the building that holds Maven Makers have made some changes that make it no longer a viable option for our club. We are currently pursuing other options. Stay tuned for announcements about upcoming demos and their new locations.

Dues are Due

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The member dues for 2017 are due no later than our March 2nd meeting. Dues have gone up $5 this year: $35 for AAW members, $40 for non-members, and $50 for a family membership. Please bring either cash or a check to the next meeting, or mail your payment to Roy Yarger at 22 Gresham Lane, Savannah, GA 31419.

Upcoming Classes at Maven Makers

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Snowman Ornament
Just in time for the holidays! Make a snowman to hang on your tree or give away to someone special.
Thursday, December 1  5:30pm  

Birdhouse Ornament
Make a birdhouse to hang on your tree or give away to someone special.
Thursday, December 8  5:30pm

Intro to Woodturning
This introduction to woodturning will cover the equipment, tools, safety, and techniques used in the art of woodturning.
Saturday, December 10  9am

Stay tuned for more classes starting February 2017!

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