Monthly Meetings

After 16 months of virtual meetings, the CAW begain in-person meetings in July,2021. Meetings are open to the public but we ask that attendees be vacinated at least two weeks prior to attending. Please contact us if you would like to attend: info@centralarwoodturner.org

Monthly meeting's are held on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Coffee, sodas and doughnuts (and lots of conversation) are available from 8:00 - 9:00. Meetings run from 9:00 - 10:30 am, which include "Show and Tell" by the membership, introductions to new members or guests, presentations from local vendors, and general discussion about future club activities. A demonstration or presentation of woodturning techniques is presented from about 10:30 AM to noon, some are done on the lathe in the NPCC woodshop (in an adjacent building).

Please email us at info@centralarwoodturners.org for more information.

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2020/2021 Events & Activities

12Dec December 12th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) demo: CAW member Dave Hulett - Two Piece Hollow Forms

09Jan January 9th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) remote demo: David Ellsworth (NC) - Natual Edge Bowls (Southern Bayou Woodturners- ) Time subject to change

13Feb February 13th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) demo: CAW member Ron Endicott - Calabash bowl

13Mar March 13th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) demo: Sam Angelo - (MT) - Finishing your work

10Apr April 10th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) demo: CAW member Hal Merriman - Off Center turning.

08May May 8th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) remote demo: Rudy Lopez - (FL) - End Grain Natural Edge Vase

12Jun June 12th, 9:00 am (Virtual monthly meeting) demo: CAW members Tony Steele and Dave Hulett - Wave Bowls

10Jul July 10th, 9:00 am (In Person monthly meeting) Special Grand Re-Opening! special raffle with extended show and tell. no demo

14Aug August 14th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Phil Irons Kitzumi for wood (Remote demo from the UK)

11Sep September 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Gene Sparling: How to get shapes and forms from a log

09Oct October 9th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Chuck Fish: Segmented bowls and vessels

13Nov November 13th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Hal Merriman: Open Segmented bowls and vessels

11Dec December 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Bruce Campbell: Managing Green Wood (Remote demo from Vancouver, CA)

08Jan January 8th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Dave Landers: Two Piece Goblet (Remote demo from Estes Park CO)

12Feb February 12th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Mike Hunter, Hunter Tool Systems - (Live in woodshop)

12Feb February 12th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: TBD

19Feb February 19th, 8:00 am (class) Introduction to Woodturning class at National Park College (Click here for Information on NPC website)

26Feb February 26th, 8:00 am (Introduction to Woodturning class at National Park College )

05Mar March 5th, 8:00 am (Introduction to Woodturning class at National Park College )

12Mar March 12th, 8:00 am (Introduction to Woodturning class at National Park College)

12Mar March 12th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) demo: TBD

We'll see you there!

Meetings are open to the public and all skill levels are welcome. If you'd like to attend a meeting and have had your Covid 19 vacination, please contact us at info@centralarwoodturners.org. We meet at the Student Center South building on the National Park Community College campus: 101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913.