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
For the October meeting, Carl Brust demonstrated making a toothpick holder. Great job, Carl! Click here for a video from Wood Magazine on making the toothpick holder. If you would consider serving a term on the Board for the Milwaukee Area Woodturners, please speak to a current board member. There … Continue reading
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 from the photo gallery below. Good work, everybody – the bowls were very well received by the people with whom … Continue reading
Tony Rozendaal and Curt Van Weelden presented Harvesting and Drying Wood. The document that Tony referenced which shows the grain patterns in bowls from various locations in the log is here. Curt’s Excel Wood Drying Log is here. A PDF version for those who do not have access to Excel is here. A … Continue reading
Dave Heller from Monticello, WI demonstrated turning miniatures. A link to Dave’s web page.
Rob Nelson from Larsen, WI demonstrated turning a trembleur. A copy of a previous handout on making string steadies is here.
Tony Rozendaal will have beads for the “Beads of Courage” bowls to pass out at the June 2017 meeting. Each bead is $1.25.
Brent English from Robust Tools in Barneveld, WI gave a presentation on lathe care and maintenance. A copy of Brent’s handout is found here.