What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Inland Northwest Woodturners in Spokane Valley will be having their traditional Holiday Social at their next meeting on December 1st.

The Northwest Woodturners in Tigard, Oregon will not be having a regular membership meeting, but will have a Christmas party on December 3rd at Jerry Keller’s. There will be a catered dinner, spouse’s gift exchange, tool swap and door prizes.

The Seattle Woodturners will be meeting on December 8th for a holiday party. This will also be the last meeting at the current location in Kenmore. Beginning with the January meeting the chapter meetings will be at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Redmond. Also, on December 3rd, the chapter will host a tour of three different shops – Jack Wayne, Jim Jaskovsky and Vern Tator.

The Cascade Woodturners in Portland, Oregon, are taking a holiday break and have no meeting scheduled for December.

The Northwest Washington Woodturners in Mount Vernon, WA also are taking a holiday break with no meeting scheduled for December.

The Island Woodturners Guild on Vancouver Island will be having their annual social and discussing ornaments at their next meeting on December 17th.

The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild are also taking a break for the holiday. However, I highly recommend that you check out the GVWG November newsletter. They have some great Tech Talk items including restoring a segmented lamp, rules around importing wood, automating your dust collection, when is it firewood and more. There are also other interesting articles and great photos from their instant gallery.

The Olympic Peninsula Woodturners in Bremerton will be holding their annual Christmas Party on December 17th.