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About Front Range Woodturners

We are the Denver area chapter of the AAW (American Association of Woodturners) serving Woodturners throughout 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


Monthly Meeting

We meet on the first Tuesday of every month from 6:15 to 9:00 PM in the basement of Rockler Woodworking and Hardware.
Visitors and new members are always welcome.

Tuesday, November 6th

Our demonstrator for November is FRW member Ed Cypher who will talk about casting. Ed won a 2017 PHEOG grant to attend a class at Arrowmont School. His class was “Pens and Beyond workshop” with instructors Don Ward and Curtis O. Seebeck, who are probably the foremost pen turner and stabilizer/casters in the country.

Demo Description:

The demo will be centered around what I learned at Arrowmont. Dealing with "best" practices for casting, pen turning, and jigs to make segmenting a little easier. Also CA finishes on the lathe for pens and other spindle items. Just a potpourri of ideas. Will not include much turning at all and no actual casting as polyester resin fumes are very irritating to many. So more of a show and tell.

Cleanup

Many thanks to the October Clean Up Crew: Don Prorak, Gary Cantrell, Keith Motzner.

The November Clean Up Crew is: Andy Boudreau (2nd time this year), Scott Highland (2nd time this year), and Ed "Sonny" Jones.

New Members

There were seven new members in october!

Remember to bring any unsuspecting acquaintance, and you can receive a gift card if they sign up!

Board Meeting

The next Quarterly Board Meeting will be Saturday, November 3rd at 9:00 AM in the basement of Rockler.


Newsletter


November

The November Newsletter is now avaliable.


Turning Challenge


The turning challenge for October was Ornaments. The winners were:

The turning challenge for November is Bowl with outside detail.


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


The form for entering a piece in the show and tell of challenge is available as a single entry, or double entry form.


Facebook Pages


Have you heard? We have a couple of Facebook pages!


FRWT Facebook Page


Front Range Woodturners facebook page has information about upcoming events, pictures of demos, and other general information about our club. Be sure to follow us!


LotL Facebook Page


Ladies of the Lathe also has their own facebook page with pictures of their events and notification of upcoming sessions!




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