Meeting Information

Desert Woodcrafters meets regularly on the first Saturday of each month,
(except for holiday conflicts, then we meet on the third Saturday of the month)
from 9 a.m. to approximately 12 noon.
Guest are Welcome.
Dates and Demo Info
Membership Application

Our current meeting location is
the Flowing Wells High School woodshop in Tucson.

Attendees are invited to bring wood projects of their own making
to share in an instant gallery displayed during the meeting.
Instant Gallery Info

Meeting Minutes

Meeting Dates and Demonstrations

March 4th
Demo: Clem McLay - Two Way Cutting on Scroll Saw
Presidents Choice: 2 x 4 Challenge ** More Info

April 1st
SPRING FLING - Many Demos:
Gene Ritteenhouse - Sculptural Cats
Martha Garcia - Scroll Saw
Alan Crosby - Scroll Saw
Mike Phillips - Lathework
Frank Pickett - TBA
Ken Tower - Sharpening
Sam Scalzo - Pens
If you wish to demonstrate, the answer is
The more the merrier, let us know.

Other Volunteers:
Gene Ritteenhouse - Auction
Ivan Hanna - Lunch !!
Presidents Choice: Sign or Nameplate (using scroll saw)

May 6th
Demo: Will Pena - Routed Signs
Presidents Choice: Wood Sculpture

June 3th
Demo: Alan Crosby - Scroll Sawn Nameplates
Presidents Choice: Sign or Nameplate (using router)

July 1st
Demo: Ken Tower - Band Saw Use and Safety
Presidents Choice: Something using the Alphabet

August 5th
Demo: Ken Tower - Band Saw Set-up and Blade Replacement
Presidents Choice: Band Sawn Box

September 2nd
Demo: Dan Williams - Carving Kitchen Utensils
Presidents Choice: Must fold a band saw blade (test) or a Toy to donate

October 7th
Demo: Frank Pickett - Offset Turning
Presidents Choice: Any Carving

November 4th
Demo: Ron Pullen - TBA
Presidents Choice: An offset object


December 2rd
Demo: Mike Phillips - Ornament Turning
Presidents Choice: Christmas Ornament to be Auctioned for the club

Dec 9th
Christmas Party with SAZWA - 10am to 1pm

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Instant Gallery

There is a table set up for the Instant Gallery. You may have up to 3 pieces for display.
Each meeting, each person entering in the Instant Gallery will recieve a ticket
for a drawing (for $25).
Only one ticket regardless of how many turned pieces you bring to a meeting.

** 2 x 4 Challenge

Make something from a regular 2"x4", 16" long using only glue and finishing with natural or clear finish. No nails or screws allowed. No other material or features are allowed.

Meeting Minutes

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