Our next meeting will be Thursday, December 13, 2018, 7:00 p.m. Paul Hedman, master of the weird and wonderful, is going to demonstrate his latest multi-axis turnings. It’s sure to be entertaining and informative! In addition, we’re planning to put together a club order from Woodturners Wonders (woodturnerswonders.com). Take a look at their product line … More December meeting and demo: “Something crooked”
Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 8, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. We’re having an extended Show and Tell session; bring your Christmas ornaments and decorations, and tell us about how you turned and embellished them! Remember, membership dues (still just $25 a year) are due. Bring your recently turned projects to show to the … More November meeting: Woodturning for Christmas
Got a budding wizard or witch in your family? Just in time for Halloween, Jim McTavish will be demonstrating how to turn a “magic” wand. Bring a friend! Visitors are always welcome! Remember, membership dues (still just $25 a year) are due. Bring your recently turned projects to show to the group. Even if you … More October meeting and demo: Wand making!
Our fall kick-off meeting is Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 7 p.m. Ron Williams will be demonstrating lidded boxes. Bring a friend! Our club year begins in September, so membership dues (still just $25 a year) are due. One of the biggest benefits of membership is access to the club’s library, which includes woodturning books, videos … More September meeting: Join us in kicking off our new year!
Our next meeting will be 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, 2018. We’ll watch a video presentation on planning, designing, and creating a segmented bowl, followed by a discussion. Any who have done segmented turning are invited to share their experiences and methods. Business meeting agenda: We’ll be voting on club officers and the new … More May meeting: Video and discussion on segmented turning
Our next meeting will be Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:00 p.m. Demonstration: Staved tankards. Don Wattenhofer will demonstrate making tankards with a stave construction method. Bring your recently turned projects to show to the group. Even if you made a really fancy funnel, we still would like to see what you have been up to. … More April Meeting and Demo: Tankards
Our next meeting will be Thursday, February 8, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. Ron Williams will demonstrate how to create cremation urns using staved construction. Bring your recently turned projects to show to the group. Even if you made a really fancy funnel, we still would like to see what you have been up to. Our … More February meeting and demo: Cremation urns
On Saturday, January 27, 2018, Minn-Dak Woodturners will be holding our annual Winter Extravaganza! This is a great time to stop by and see several skilled turners demonstrating different facets of woodturning: pens, bowls, hollow forms, and so on. The fun will start at 9:00 a.m., and we’ll be going until 3:00 p.m. Just to … More Coming up: Winter Extravaganza!
At last night’s demo, Phil Holtan asked how many of us would be sad if we didn’t have to do any sanding. Nobody raised their hands. He went on to talk about steps you can take to reduce the need to sand, including: Using sharp tools. One point he raised here is that you don’t … More Woodturning without sanding? Notes and pictures from the November meeting
Phil Holtan, our Patron, will give one of his signature presentations on bowl turning. Should be informative for everyone. “The coffee will be hot and the conversation habit forming!” You can learn more about Phil and his work at his website, Phil Holtan Woodturning. 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 9, 2017, at In the Chips, 303 21st … More November meeting: Fundamentals and Fine Points of Turning a Bowl