September 25, 2018

October 2, 2018 Mr. Joe G: It's for The Birds, and Other Long Stem Creations

  It’s almost that time again Woodturners.  Our next meeting is on Tuesday, October 2 at 6:30 PM.  We’ll be meeting at Jeff and Kim Bass’ shop.  The address is 14588 Bethel Ave Ext,  Midland,  NC.  The driveway is finished so parking should not be a problem.  Please, when parking, do not block anyone in.  Guests are always welcome.

  Our program this month features Joe Giannina who will be demonstrating how to turn long stemmed turnings - goblets, bird houses, etc.  

  If you have made any Beads of Courage lidded bowls (you have haven’t you?), please bring them to the meeting.  The kids at Hemby Children’s Hospital really appreciate our BoC bowls.

  We would also appreciate you bringing at least five spinning tops for Gary Janes’ mission to Malawi in October.  The children the the villages and towns Gary will be visiting are looking forward to getting our handmade toys.

  As usual, we will be holding a raffle for woodturning-related items.  Tickets are $1.00 each of 6 for $5.00.  If you have items you would like to donate to the raffle, bring them with you and we will give you one free ticket for each item (up to three) that you donate.

  Don’t forget to bring your latest turnings with you to show off during the show-n-tell portion of the meeting.

  Oh, and as long as we’re talking about lathe stands, don’t forget, if you are not busy tomorrow morning we could certainly use your help assembling the lathe stands that Dave McKeithan and Joe G. cut out last week.  We’re meeting at Dave’s shop (7105 Steele Rd., Waxhaw) about 9:00.