Month Demonstrator Topic
January Mike Sorge Kissing fishes, captive marbles, natural edge high-low vase
February Jim Waterbury and Don Beasley Pepper mills (Jim), bottle stoppers (Don)
March Dennis Belcher Dealing with cracked wood
April Jason Clark Multi-axis turning with a twist, Saturn bowl with interactive rings
May Don Beasley and David Fellows Bottle stoppers (Don), bangle bracelets (David)
June n/a Tool/wood swap. Members can bring in items to sell and/or trade
July n/a There will be no meeting for July as it coincides with the 2019 AAW Symposium in Raleigh, NC
August Matt Monaco Turning Wood Pottery (HOC) and Understanding the Skew (Demonstration)
September Tom Hoult The Art of Wood Embellishment
October David Fellows Slimline and Snowman Wand Pens
November Bob Lyon Turning a Better Bowl & Respecting the Spindle & Vessel
December n/a PWT Christmas Party

2019 President's Challenges

  • January: [none]
  • February: "old vs. new" - bring an object you turned as a newbie along with something completed at your current skill level
  • March: goblet
  • April: any project turned with a kit (excluding pens)
  • May: [none]
  • June: bell (jingle, liberty, etc.)
  • July: [none]
  • August: [none]
  • September: toothpick holder; must have at least one turned toothpick
  • October: segmented vessel; must have a minimum of 12 segments
  • November: inside-out turning (see AAW 2016 Volume 31, #6)
  • December: Christmas ornament