Chicago Woodturners Announcements

The May Newsletter is now Online 

Our next meeting is Tuesday May 10, 2016

Pre-meeting Mentoring with Darrell Rader. Gallery Review Bob Barberi. Demo Al Miotke - Methods of Mounting a Bowl.

May Newsletter
The Newsletter is now available
Photo Gallery

 

 Directions to Christian Liberty Academy and NORMAC

 Christian Liberty Academy           NORMAC (Hands on Classes)

Turn-On! Chicago 2016

The 2016 Symposium Registration is now open.

Use this link to the Turn-On! Chicago 2016 website for more information.

 Share your skills and knowledge with our club

The club needs you to show us your skill(s). Sign up to be a club demonstrator. Get a chance to show us a different aspect of the art of woodturning. We can use spindle turners, bowl turners, vase turners, segmented open and close, pen turners, ornamental turners, piercing, dying, coloring and carving.   As a member and demonstrator you are an important part of the club and a vital to our meetings.  

If interested contact Don McCloskey mccloskey@ameritech.net. 

 

 Keep Your Information Current

Tools For Loan

Please go to the "Update Member Info" page and submit your correct contact information. We want to keep our records up to date so you don't miss any important notices.

Don McCloskey has organized our club tool inventory. See the Tool List if you would like to check out a tool.

 Chicago Woodturners Educational Grant Program 

2016 Grants awarded to Andy Kuby, John Whitehurst, Mark Hubl, Roberto Ferrer, and Tom Waicekauskas. Congratulations!

 Gallery Photos

 Gallery photographs are posted online.  View them here.

 CWT Library

 Mentoring

Robert Schultz has a complete list of all library materials available for loan. This includes DVD's, books, and magazines. See him in the library for more information.

CWT offers mentoring at 6:00 PM prior to our meeting. We also have several members that mentor at their shops 1 Saturday a month. Details are discussed at each meeting.
 

 

History of CWT

CWT members dontated more than 1600 pens to the "Pens For Troops" project. The pens were donated by 30 members and 20 sponsers.

Members also donate generously to the Empty Bowls project at Oakton College.