November Membership Meeting – Dan Stromstad

I began turning wood in Junior High School. While visiting an uncle in Southern California he noticed my excitement about wood turning and he gave me a lathe that he never used. With paper route earnings I purchased tools from Sears and my dad and I began turning on our …

October Membership Meeting

Dale Larson lives in Gresham, Oregon and has been turning wood for 43 years. He specializes in turning bowls from local hardwoods, including Pacific Madrone and Big Leaf Maple. His work is both functional and beautiful and much admired by collectors and wood workers alike. His bowls can be found …

September Membership Meeting – Minisymposium

This month’s meeting will be our second semi-annual mini-symposium for this year. Featured presenters will include: Jeff Marshall on Beginning Turning;         Dan Stromstad on boiling wood to reduce cracking;       John Howard selling at the club store;         Pat McCart showing …

June Membership Meeting

Michael Dresdner is a nationally known finishing, woodworking, and guitar making expert, consultant, lecturer, columnist, and author of five books, seven videos, and over ten thousand articles on woodworking, finishing and guitar making. He is the former head of research and development for Martin Guitar Company, the founding CEO of …