Lowcountry Turners members are invited to submit work to be sold at the Maven Makers silent auction, part of the Spring Into Making Class Launch on May 7 from 4:30 to 7:30pm. Email hi-res photos of your items to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a brief description and a minimum sale price, by April 22. Maven Makers will be taking a percentage of the final sales price (percentage to be determined).
Lowcountry Turners is exhibiting at the Goodyear Cottage on Jekyll Island this October. We are limited to 40 pieces in total. All items must be for sale, with a $2,000 limit for a single item. Goodyear Cottage takes a 25% commission. Completed inventory sheets are due to Roy by September 1st. These sheets will be distributed at upcoming meetings and will be made available online. The pieces are due to Roy at the September 29th meeting, or need to be delivered to Goodyear Cottage by 9am on October 1.
The opening reception will be Sunday, October 2 from 1 to 3pm. All exhibitors should attend. The exhibit runs through October 31.
We are now selling t-shirts through our online shop. We have limited quantities right now, but more will be ordered if there’s interest.
Setup for the Savannah Cultural Affairs Show from March 4-April 1 will be March 1-3. Roy will start the setup on March 1 at 10am. Anyone that wants to help is welcome.The opening reception for the exhibit will be March 4 from 5 to 9pm. All members are encouraged to attend. Roy will buy appetizers, plates, cups and napkins from Sam’s Club. He will also provide wood serving platters and/or bowls.
Just a reminder that any artwork sold during the exhibit will remain at the show for the entire duration.
The exhibit ends April 4. Roy will be there at 10am to start to tear down the exhibit. Members who are exhibiting work can pick up their pieces on April 4. Volunteers are needed to pick up work for members who can’t be there and distribute it at the next member meeting on April 28.
Lowcountry Turners is exhibiting at the Savannah Cultural Arts Gallery March 4-April 1. We are planning to exhibit 35-40 turned pieces, with a limit of three pieces per member. (This number may change if more or fewer people opt to participate.) Exhibition agreement forms can be downloaded here. Please bring the completed form, along with your artwork, to the February 25th Lowcountry Turners meeting, or deliver them to the Savannah Cultural Arts Gallery at 9 Henry St by February 29th.
Lowcountry Turners has partnered with Maven Makers to hold woodturning classes at their beautiful facilities at 415 W. Boundary St. in Savannah. Browse the classes here. Classes are taught by Lowcountry Turners members, and will be held to only 7 students per class to ensure personal attention. Lowcountry Turners members get a 20% or more discount on classes. So tell all your friends to sign up today! Upcoming classes include lidded boxes, pepper mills, spinning tops and pens. Introduction to Woodturning will be taught the first Thursday of every month.
Pay your dues here! It’s that time of year again. Lowcountry Turners member dues for 2016 are:
- Single: $30 for AAW members; $40 for non-members
- Family: $35 for AAW members; $45 for non-members
Thank you to everyone who purchased tickets. Winners will be announced at the monthly members’ meeting at Maven Makers at 6pm.
Due to popular demand, our 1st Annual Lowcountry Turners Raffle has been extended through Wednesday, December 9th! Winners will be announced on Thursday, December 10th. There’s still a great chance that you could win your favorite pieces, including the custom-sized wooden turned cowboy hat by Chris Ramsey. Buy your tickets today!
We are thrilled to have found a new teaching venue at Maven Makers on 415 West Boundary Street in Savannah! Our next two classes will feature Christmas ornaments on Thursday, November 12th and Thursday, December 3rd, both 6-9pm. Each class is $25 for Lowcountry Turners members and $35 for non-members. Advanced sign-up is required: http://mavenmakers.com/event/wood-turning-christmas-ornaments.