At the January 2018 meeting, Chris Kraemer shared a press release from Woodcraft Corporate that recognized the increase in the number of pens for Turn for Troops from 2016 to 2017. A link to the press release is below. Turn for Troops – 2017 Dave Drickhamer took the lead on … Continue reading
The Milwaukee Area Woodturners held their monthly meeting on January 8, 2018. Turn for Troops The meeting opened and after Tony said a few words, Chris Kraemer from Woodcraft of Milwaukee shared a press release from Woodcraft Corporate in which the Milwaukee store received mention for the number of pens … Continue reading
Trial Membership Are you a member of MAWt, but don’t belong to the AAW? This new promotion allows you to try out the AAW with a three month trial membership. You can sign up with a credit card here. Your membership will automatically be renewed for an additional nine months … Continue reading
On December 4, 2017 MAWT held their annual Christmas Party potluck and ornament exchange in the basement of Woodcraft in Milwaukee. A brief business meeting was held before the potluck. Two new board members were presented to the group and a vote of confidence gave unanimous approval to their selection. … Continue reading
On Friday, November 17, Mark Trenier and Tony Rozendaal delivered the latest batch of Beads of Courage bowls and boxes to Children’s Hospital. A sample of the bowls delivered is shown below. If I have omitted a bowl and you have a picture of it, please post a reply in … Continue reading
The AAW will hold their 2018 Symposium in Portland, Oregon on June 14 through 17 in 2018. Click here for more information.
AAW Total Experience Woodturning tip: Jimmy Clewes Tip from AAW on Vimeo.
At the November 2017 meeting, we held a turn-a-thon for Pens for Troops. As the result of the pens turned that night and pens turned in by members that night, MAWt turned in an additional 200 pens. Dave Drickhamer reports that approximately 550 pens will be sent from the Milwaukee … Continue reading
Are you a card-carrying member of the Milwaukee Area Woodturners?? Congratulations!! You qualify to be nominated to the MAWT Board of Directors! What is required? attend the monthly board meeting. provide input and advice as to the direction of the club. help to determine and schedule demonstrations. provide input as … Continue reading
We will have a challenge for our December meeting and Christmas Party – a turned Snowman. No rules (as long as it is made on the lathe) – any size, any number of pieces, it can stand on the table or be made to hang in the tree or both! … Continue reading