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Meeting Saturday June 17 - Coring w/George French

posted Jun 3, 2017, 11:41 AM by Kent Riggins

The Chesapeake Woodturners and the Woodturning Co-Op at Maryland Hall will meet Saturday June 17 in the Woodturning Room at Md Hall. 

This months demonstrator will be CW Newsletter Editor George French. The meeting will begin at 9:15 AM with a short business report followed by George demonstrating the ease and proper use of the Oneway Easy Core Tool System. George will core several bowl blanks from one bowl blank. 

Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for this meeting.

Chestertown Woodworkers Showcase

posted May 7, 2017, 10:11 AM by Web Master

Chuck Engstrom sends an invite to a Wood Exhibit in Chestertown Maryland. This is an opportunity to not only show your woodturning/woodworking skills but also join a well operated gallery. Follow the link below to participate and also let Chuck know of you intentions.

Chestertown show link here
Registration Deadline : May 30, 2017 Guidelines here.

Meeting on May 20th

posted May 7, 2017, 10:01 AM by Web Master

Our next meeting will be held on Saturday May 20 in the woodturning room at Md Hall. 

This months guest demonstrator will be CW Member Gene Adcock. Gene will demonstrate his Home Made Jig to Create Serviceable Threads in Woodturned Projects. 

The Meeting will begin at 9:15 with a short business report followed by Mr. Adcocks demonstration. Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the meeting.

MArk Supik @ this Saturday's Meeting

posted Mar 14, 2017, 7:33 AM by Web Master

This Saturday our monthly meeting will take place at Maryland Hall at 9:00 featuring Mark Supik: Turning an End Grain Natural Edge Bowl.

The Chesapeake Woodturners and the Woodturning Co-Op at Maryland Hall will meet Saturday March 18 in the Woodturning Room at Maryland Hall. The meeting will begin at 9:15 AM with a short business report followed by this months guest demonstrator Mark Supik. Mark will give a Power Point Presentation about his business and well equipped shop in Baltimore. and will demonstrate his method of turning an End Grain Natural Edge Bowl. Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the meeting. For more information please visit www.marksupikco.com 

Don't forget to pay your 2017 dues ($30).  Checks are preferred but cash will never be turned down.

Meeting Saturday February18 w/ Doug Bartos

posted Feb 15, 2017, 11:51 AM by Web Master

We will meet Saturday February18 in the Woodturning Room at Maryland Hall.
The meeting will begin at 9:15 AM with a short business report, followed by this months guest Doug Bartos.

Benefits of Using a Captive Tool In Hollowing.
Doug will show some of the tools and techniques used to create hollow forms such as vases on the lathe.There are a wide variety of tools available and techniques vary widely among woodturners. Doug will demonstrate what has worked best for him.

Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the meeting.

Next Meeting Sat., Jan. 21 - Joe Dickey

posted Jan 16, 2017, 4:31 PM by Kent Riggins

The Chesapeake Woodturners and The Woodturning Co-Op at Maryland Hall will see a demonstration by Joe Dickey on Turning Ultra Thin. Joe will take us through the necessary steps to increase the positive outcome of our project. 

The meeting will begin at 9:15 with a short business report, followed by Joe's demonstration. Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the meeting.

December 17th Meeting with Gene Adcock

posted Dec 1, 2016, 8:48 AM by Kent Riggins

Our next meeting is Saturday, December 17 in the Woodturning Room at Maryland Hall. The meeting will begin at 9:15 AM with a short business report followed by a demonstration by CW member Gene Adcock. Gene will demonstrate a shop made jig that produces serviceable threads in boxes and other woodturned items.

There is no charge for the meeting, members and guests are welcome.

November 19, 2016 Meeting

posted Nov 13, 2016, 10:18 AM by Kent Riggins

The Chesapeake Woodturners and the Woodturning Co-Op at Maryland Hall will meet Saturday, November 19 in the Woodturning Room at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

Our guest demonstrator will be David Reed Smith. David describes himself as a moderately prolific woodturning author with articles published  in numerous trade journals.

The meeting begins at 9:15 with a short business report followed by David demonstrating a Capped Christmas Ornament..

There is no charge for the meeting

Meeting Saturday, October 15

posted Oct 12, 2016, 6:15 PM by Kent Riggins

The Chesapeake Woodturners and the Woodturners Co-Op at Maryland Hall will meet Saturday, October 15 in the Woodturning Room at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.

The meeting will begin at 9:15 AM with a short business report followed by a discussion on Sanding by Resident Instructor Chuck Engstrom. Chuck will describe  what to do and avoid when sanding your turned item. He will review the many materials and devices available to help sanding and finish preparation.

Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the day.

Sept. 17th meeting with Don Schultz

posted Aug 31, 2016, 6:19 PM by Kent Riggins

The Chesapeake Woodturners and the Woodturning Co Op at Maryland Hall will meet in the woodturning room at Maryland Hall Saturday September 17. The meeting will begin at 9:15AM with a short business report.

A pen making demonstration by local craftsmen, Don Schultz. Don will demonstrate turning acrylic pens and other tips he has developed producing thousands of writing instruments and accessories from the famous Wye Oak as well as other exotic materials.

Members and guests are welcome, there is no charge for the meeting

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