Category: Community

  • Volunteer Opportunity (Friedens)

    The director of Friedens Food Pantries writes: Food Rescue Drivers Needed! Did you know? Nearly 300,000 lbs of our food is rescued from local grocery stores! Friedens counts on a […]

  • July 2023 Newsletter

    The Milwaukee Area Woodturners held our July meeting at our usual meeting place on July 11 – a week late due to the Independence Day holiday. The meeting was headlined […]

  • More Bowl Blanks for Empty Bowls

    Thanks to all of you who have supported cutting and making bowl blanks for empty bowls. A number of members came to my property on August 12 and 13 and […]

  • MAWT Bowl-A-Thon

    At the meeting Monday night I asked about interest in having our own “Bowl-A-Thon” – this event (or series of events) would involve members and friends coming into the basement […]

  • Dueling Wood Turners Video

    Here is a video taken with my cell phone of the Dueling Wood Turners. The video is about 88 MB, and runs about 3-3/4 minutes.  

  • Beads of Courage – End of Year Review

    Click on the link below to see the content from an email about an end-of-year review for Beads of Courage. Notice the mention of MAWT in the listed woodturning clubs. […]

  • October Meeting Review

    Demonstration Jason Swanson demonstrated hand chasing threads and turned a small lidded box (with a threaded lid) from arbor vitae. The box will be raffled off at the Potluck and […]

  • 2018 Empty Bowls

    A big thank you to all who participated in the Empty Bowls Donation for this year. I have the privilege of turning in 19 bowls to the Empty Bowls organizers. […]

  • Empty Bowls – Reminder and Details

    The 2018 Event for Milwaukee Empty Bowls is October 14, from 11:00AM – 2:00PM at the MSOE Kern Center. This is a worthwhile cause that addresses hunger in the greater […]

  • Empty Bowls Update for May 2018

    We received an update from Milwaukee Empty Bowls. Click here to read the email in your browser.

  • Beads for Beads of Courage Bowls

    Identification beads for Beads of Courage Bowls will be available from Tony Rozendaal again this year. The beads are $1.25 each, which what they cost Tony. He expects them to […]

  • Empty Bowls – Milwaukee – Spring Activities

    I recently received an email about opportunities to participate in Empty Bowls activities. You can read the email here. For MAWT, the deadline to turn bowls in for Empty Bowls is […]

  • Woodturning Art Displayed in East Troy

    Some of our members may be interested in this. I  ran across this article in our weekly free paper. Tom Raushke lives at rural Palmyra, WI.  I have visited […]

  • Woodcraft of Milwaukee Receives Recognition for Turn For Troops

    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 […]

  • Beads of Courage Bowls

    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 […]

  • 2017 Empty Bowls Donation – Final Results

    This afternoon, Tony Rozendaal dropped off the Empty Bowls donated by MAWT members. There were a total of 18 bowls in the box. One of the bowls was unintentionally omitted […]

  • Empty Bowls

    Milwaukee Empty Bowls is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that uses art to heighten hunger awareness and raise funds that help food pantries and meal programs in Milwaukee. We create hand-made […]

  • Beads of Courage details for MAWT

    Tony Rozendaal still has a number of beads available that can be incorporated into Beads of Courage boxes. At the meeting on June 5, he announced that the Beads of […]

  • Beads of Courage

    Tony Rozendaal will have beads for the “Beads of Courage” bowls to pass out at the June 2017 meeting. Each bead is $1.25.