NORTHWEST OKLAHOMA
WOODTURNERS ASSOCIATION


CLUB NEWS

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Monthly club meeting - September 20, 2021
Show and Tell

 

 

 
       Future meetings:
 
October 18, 2021 - Dewayne Colwell will demonstrate closed-form bowl turning.
 

Monthly club meeting - August 16, 2021
Tom Hight demonstrated making flowers on the lathe.

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Monthly club meeting - July 19, 2021
Richard M. Perry demonstrated adding flutes to your projects.

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Monthly club meeting - June 21, 2021
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - August 17, 2020
Sue Myers-Dyer demonstrated epoxy resin casting.

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Monthly club meeting - June 15, 2020
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - March 16, 2020
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - February 17, 2020
Tom Hight demonstrated making a vase for wooden flowers.

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Monthly club meeting - January 20, 2020
Richard Perry demonstrated making threads in wood.

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Monthly club meeting - December 16, 2019.
The club held its Christmas party, Show and Tell, and gift exchange.

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Monthly club meeting - November 18, 2019.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated making Christmas ornaments.

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Monthly club meeting - October 21, 2019.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated sharpening lathe turning tools.

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Monthly club meeting - September 16, 2019.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - August 19, 2019.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated making an offset lattice top box.

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Monthly club meeting - July 15, 2019.
Don Mantooth demonstrated off-center turning.

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Monthly club meeting - June 17, 2019.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - May 20, 2019.
The meeting was cancelled due to severe weather.

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Monthly club meeting - April 15, 2019.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated coloring wood.

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Monthly club meeting - March, 18, 2019.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - February 18, 2019.
Richard Perry demonstrated making rings for your finger.

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Monthly club meeting - January 21, 2019.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated texturing.

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Monthly club meeting - December 17, 2018.
The club held its combined Christmas party and Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - November 19, 2018.
Tom Hight demonstrated pen making from start to finish.

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Monthly club meeting - October 15, 2018.
Don Rippetow demonstrated hollowing with hand made tools.

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Monthly club meeting - September 18, 2018.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - August 20, 2018.
Don Mantooth demonstrated making finials.

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Monthly club meeting - July 16, 2018.
Ron Eades discussed how to make Celtic Knots on pen projects.

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Monthly club meeting - June 18, 2018.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - May 21, 2018.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated how to make a tippe top and a string top.
Tom Hight demonstrated how to make flowers from dowel rods.

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Monthly club meeting - April 16, 2018.
Darrel Cookman demonstrated making a five-sided bowl.

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Monthly club meeting - March 19, 2018
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - February 19, 2018.
Don Mantooth demonstrated making natural edge goblets.

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Monthly club meeting - January 15, 2018.
Mike Hunter demonstrated making a calabash using some of the
carbide tipped tools his company makes ( www.huntertoolsystems.com )

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Monthly club meeting - December 18, 2017.
Combined Christmas party, Show and Tell, and gift exchange.

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Monthly club meeting - November 20, 2017.
David Keller demonstrated making a bell shaped Christmas ornament.

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Monthly club meeting - October 16, 2017.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - September, 18, 2017.
Tom Hight demonstrated making small flowers on the lathe.
Click here for detailed notes of his presentation.

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Monthly club meeting - August 21, 2017.
Ron Clinton demonstrated adding color to your turning.

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Monthly club meeting - July 17, 2017.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - June 19, 2017.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated turning a three-cornered bowl - box.

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Mothly club meeting - May 15, 2017.
David Swanson gave a demonstration on ornamental turning with cut
architectural features.  Click here for detailed notes and pictures of his presentation.
Due to the length and large size of this file, load times will be much longer than normal.

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Monthly club meeting - April 17, 2017.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - March 20, 2017.
Dewayne Colwell, Ralph Sawatzky, and Tom Hight
demonstrated how to sharpen and use the most common lathe tools.

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Monthly club meeting - February 20, 2017.
Dewayne Colwell demonstrated turning lidded boxes.

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Monthly club meeting - January 16, 2017.
Dewayne Colwell and Ralph Sawatzky demonstrated turning tops and stick pens. 
Then members took their turns at the lathes to turn them.

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Monthly club meeting - December 19, 2016.
Combined Christmas party, Show and Tell, and gift exchange.

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Monthly club meeting - November 21, 2016.
Ralph Sawatzky discussed finishing techniques and gave a demonstration.

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Monthly club meeting - October 17, 2016.
Show and Tell

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Farm Days - October 15, 2016
Photo-Gallery

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Monthly club meeting - September 19, 2016
Tom Hight demonstrated some pen making and finishing techniques.

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Monthly club meeting - August 15, 2016
David Keller demonstrated How to turn a pepper-mill.

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Monthly club meeting - July 18, 2016.
Show and Tell

Charles Waggoner gave a demonstration on fractal wood burning with high voltage equipment.
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Monthly club meeting - June 20, 2016.

The following officers were elected for 2016-2017:
President - Tom Hight
President Elect - Dewayne Colwell
Treasurer - Ralph Sawatzky
Secretary - Richard M. Perry

Dave Williams made a presentation on Vessels of Illusion where the lids for hollowed vessels
are inside the vessel, but are larger than the opening of the vessel.  Jim Clow demonstrated
the popular camera system used with vessel hollowing tools.
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Monthly club meeting - May 16, 2016.

If the City approves the removal of the elm trees across the street from the old train
depot, the club agreed to do the removal process in order to have access to the wood.
Discussions were held on additional meetings each month on basic training and segmented turning.

Butch Lindsey from Tuttle presented a class on wood characteristics and the basic turning tools
of the roughing gouge, parting tool, spindle gouge, skew, and scraper.  He also demonstrated
how to turn a picture or rough sketch of a spindle into a more detailed drawing with dimensions.
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Monthly club meeting - April 18, 2016.
Show and Tell

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Monthly club meeting - March 21, 2016.
Colton Jarvis demonstrated How to turn a duck call.

  

                   

 

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