What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Inland Northwest Woodturners will be meeting on September 1st. Agenda was not set yet, but may include finials, Christmas ornaments or finishes.

The Seattle Woodturners meeting on September 8th will feature Avelino Samuel, a turner from St. John in the Virgin Islands. He has been creating wood art for more than 25 years using wood native to the Caribbean, such as mahogany and seagrape. Avelino will also be conducting a day-long class for the SPSW on September 16th.

The Cascade Woodturners meet on September 15th with a demonstration of carving flutes in a vessel by Avelino Samuel. Avelino is conducting an all-day demo on the 14th at Dale Larson’s shop.

The Northwest Washington Woodturners are meeting on September 15th with a demonstration by GVWG member Marco Berera who might yodel, and will turn a canteen.

The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild will be starting up again, also with Avelino Samuel holding a demo on September 17th and a class by Avelino on September 18th. The regular Guild meeting will be on the 28th of September.

The Island Woodturners Guild on Vancouver Island will be starting up for the Fall on Saturday, September 24th.

The Olympic Peninsula Woodturners are also meeting on September 28th with a demonstration by Donald Derry on coloring. SPSW members will remember that Donald did a similar demonstration at our May membership meeting that was well received.