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About Front Range Woodturners

We are the Denver area chapter of the AAW (American Association of Woodturners) serving Woodturners throughtout Colorado's Front Range.

We help Woodturners gain experience by providing monthly demonstrations with Professional Turners, a library, mentoring, a Ladies group (Ladies of the Lathe) and Youth mentoring, etc.

Everyone is welcome to join us at one of our monthy meetings to see what we are all about.

Our Next Meeting

Holiday Dinner

The annual holiday dinner will be held on Friday, December 11th at at First Plymouth Congregational - 3501 S Colorado Blvd, Englewood, CO 80113 with social hour beginning at 5:30 and the dinner starting at 6:3.0

Turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy will be expertly cooked again this year by Bear and Alisa. Please bring a side dish or desert to contribute to the potluck!

All turners are also encouraged to bring an ornament for the ornament exchange. It's a great oppertunity to show off your skills while adding another turner's piece to your collection!

Please also bring peices to enter in the PHEOG auction. Christine and Skip Dickensheet will be our auctioneers once again, and they need items to help loosen your wallets!

Rick Orr is also going to be reading off some of his favorite Pete Holtus quotes.

Monthly Meeting

Tuesday, January 5th

With the Holiday Dinner in December, the next regular meeting will be the first Tuesday in January.

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:15 to 9:15 PM in the basement of Rockler Woodworking and Hardware. Visitors and new members are always welcome.


Many thanks to the November 3 Clean Up Crew Volunteers: Gary Starritt, Don McDowell, and Bill Davis.

At a Glance

2016 Executive Committee Results

Election results for the 2016 Executive Comittee will be announced at the Holiday Dinner December 11.



The November Newsletter is now avaliable.

Keeping finish in jars

Del Fussel gave a tip about using a FoodSaver along with jar sealers to seal mason jars of finish to prevent them from oxidizing.
Don't fill the jar to the top to prevent finish from entering the machine. Please don't ruin any kitchen equipment!

Wood tour

Steve Elder with Mile High Tree Care is going to be having an open house on Saturday, Nov 21st from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
They are located at 6010 West 56th Avenue Arvada, CO 80002, and you can contact them at 303-292-9393.


Holiday Dinner

The annual holiday dinner will be held December 11th at 5:30pm at First Plymouth Congregational - 3501 S Colorado Blvd, Englewood, CO 80113.
Bear and Alisa Limvere will be catering, and Christine and Skip Dickensheet will be auctioneering for the PHEOG auction.


Club Events

Monthly Meeting, January 5th 6:15 pm
Executive Board Meeting, January 9th 9:00 am. This is the second Saturday to not conflict with the long New Years weekend

Turning Challenge

November Winners

    November Turning Challenge: Lidded Boxes.

    Beginner: Don Prorak

    Intermediate: Bob Britt

    Advanced: Phil Houck

Perpetual Turning

Perpetual Turning Winner: Dale Sherman

January Turning Challenge:

Segmented work

Everyone is encouraged to bring in a turned piece to share in the Instant Gallery, regardless of the turning challenge for that month.


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