Meetings

On occasion due to scheduling issues or weather events we may have to delay or cancel meetings or workshops. In the event a meeting or workshop is cancelled we will notify everyone via e-mail at least two hours before the event.  Please check your e-mail for possible changes or cancellations prior to leaving for meetings or workshops especially during bad weather. As always you are the best judge of road conditions for your safe travel and are responsible for determining what is best for you.

February 8, 2020: Demonstration by WMW members John Cameron and Todd Beck in  “A Thread Off”. John will be hand chasing threads on the lid and base of a lidded box. Todd Beck will be making threads on the lid and base of a lidded box using a Rube Goldberg device of his own creation. They will share their expertise, thoughts on the processes and will answer your questions on the subject.

Social time 9:00 AM
Business meeting 10:00 AM with show and tell and demonstrations immediately to follow

Club meetings are held on the second Saturday of each month at the Northwest United Methodist Church, 3140 N. 3rd St., Kalamazoo (Oshtemo) MI 49009 . You are welcome to attend as a guest for 2 meetings before we ask that you join the club if you wish to keep coming.

Meetings include a one hour social hour followed usually by a short business session, a show-and-tell session and finally a demonstration by a club member or invited speaker. Members are encouraged to bring turned forms for display on the gallery table and, if desired, presentation during the show-and-tell portion of the meeting. Pieces can also be submitted for a more formal assessment by a three-member panel that is meant to allow for a critical assessment to determine how a form may be judged at a show.

Other meetings of interest

The Grand River Turners Guild based in Grand Rapids, Michigan frequently holds demonstrations and meetings of interest to woodturners. Please visit their facebook site for more information about upcoming events. https://www.facebook.com/GRWTmichigan/