Desert Woodcrafters Community Projects

Desert Woodcrafters Community Projects




Pens, Turn for Troops

For general information, see the Woodcraft web site.

Stan Ries is the point person for this project.



Purpleheart Pens for Purpleheart Recipients

So far, in 2015, 51 pens have been presented to the local chapter of the Military Order of Purple Heart.

100 Pen kits have been donated, there are over three hundred blanks available, along with some pouches and flag pen clips.

Phillip Milks is the point person for this project.



Toys, Holliday Presents for Children

We make and distribute toys for needy children. We do about 1800 toys a year.
The toys are distributed through schools and social organizations. Wheels and
axle pins are provided by the club where necessary.

Toys are due on or before our December meeting.

Frank Pickett is the point person for this project.



Beads of Courage

We are making boxes for the Beads of Courage program which has its national headquarters in Tucson.

This is a short video about Beads of Courage.

For general information, see the Beads of Change web site.

For bowl specifics, see the Wood Workers page.

A few points from there web site on turned bowls.
Size 6 inches or larger. 5 inches minimum.
Lids easily removable
Finials easy for small child to grasp and not too elaborate.

Paul Swane is the point person for this project.



Empty Bowl Project

For general information, see the Empty Bowl Project web site.

Empty bowl project due by October Food Bank beneficiary

John Nickolson is the point person for this project.



Overview of
SAZWA and Woodcrafters Community Projects
in printable PDF form.


Useful as supporting documentation when requesting
club donations from vendors.