West Michigan Woodturners is an association of woodturners of all skill levels from beginners to advanced turners. The club is focused on education and advancing the art and science of turning all forms on lathes. We periodically offer an introductory class for beginning turners. At the monthly meetings demonstrations by either club members or invited speakers allow for turners of all levels to advance their skills. Please browse our site to see what we are doing and contact us if you have any questions.

October 8th, 2022

The October 8th meeting starts at 10am sharp. Arrival time starts at 9:30 AM, either in person or via Zoom. The Zoom link for the meeting is sent with the meeting reminder on Wednesday before the Saturday Meeting. We will meet in the Community Room of the Northwest United Methodist Church, 3140 N. 3rd St., Kalamazoo (Oshtemo) MI 49009. Remember to bring your donations for the Raffle table and of course your latest turned items to display on the show and tell table. Of course there will be lots of coffee and a sweet treat. We’re looking forward to seeing you there.

‘Tis the Season

What is more symbolic of the Holiday Season than a snowman? (Well, maybe a Christmas tree, but we turned trees last December). So this year, for our Christmas ornament demonstration, Peter Keith will show us how to turn a snowman ornament (see picture below) following the “Easy-to-turn Snowman Ornament” article written by Nick Cook for the American Woodturner Winter 1999. A copy of which will be distributed along a story-board or two for turning snowmen shortly before our October 8, 2022 meeting. Keeping with theme of Christmas ornaments, October’s show and tell will be featuring member’s turned ornaments. Any member “showing and telling” about their Christmas ornament will receive an extra raffle ticket (two instead of the usual one).