Month Demonstrator Topic
January Matt Manaco Box turning design
February Randy Grant  Off-center candle holders
March Nick Agar Turning and embellings bowls, platters, and vases
April Willie Simmons Lidded boxes (HOC), "Where the bowl comes from" (Demonstration)
May Jack Reyome TBA
June David Pietras TBA
July n/a <no meeting>
August Eric Hammer Shaving brushes made with custom resin blanks
September Jeff Hornung Platters with colors and transfers, threaded nut and bolt, texturing and decorating
October n/a Tool swap



2023 President's Challenges

  • January: Open turn - anything
  • February: Candy dish or flower vase with an arrangement
  • March: Turn something and embellish green
  • April: Offset candle holder
  • May: Lidded box minimum 3 inches
  • June: Yarn bowl
  • July: No challenge
  • August: No challenge
  • September: Wonky turning using green wood and letting it dry in the sun
  • October: Five Christmas ornaments for Mann Tool fundraiser (if you can do more, please do)
  • November: Turn a platter minimum of 9 inches
  • December: No challenge, but bring a gift for a woodworker or a turner for our Christmas drawing. It can be a tool, something you made, a dessert, or more wood (we cannot have enough of it).