What’s Happening at Other Chapters

The Northwest Woodturners in Beaverton, Oregon will be meeting on June 7th at the former Hollywood video store at the mall. The meeting will feature James Lynn demonstrating segmented turning. Also, kudos to the NWWT Library Committee for their great offerings. They reported that nearly 50 DVDs and books were checked out at their April meeting.

graeme priddle
Graeme Priddle
The Seattle Woodturners will be hosting Graeme Priddle at the VFW hall in Redmond for their monthly membership meeting on June 14th and for an all-day demo on the 16th. The subject of the demonstration on the 14th will be sculptural multi-center turnings. Saturday’s demo will be on Vessels of the South Pacific.

The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild in Abbotsford, B.C. are holding their next meeting on June 7th. The meeting will feature a hands on session for members to build their skills turning gifts such as pens, bottle stoppers, letter openers, fridge magnets.

The Willamette Valley Woodturners in Salem, Oregon will be meeting June 14th. The presentation will be given by Doug Fisher from Vancouver, B.C.

The Beaver State Woodturners in Eugene, Oregon will be meeting June 27th. Dean Jordan will be demonstrating metal spinning.

The Northwest Washington Woodturners are meeting on June 21st. Their meeting will feature a presentation by Garrit Van Ness and Jim Christiansen regarding form and design. This is a program they have presented nationally.

The Cascade Woodturners membership meeting will be on June 21st At the Franklin High School wood shop. The meeting will feature Howard Borer on Woodturning Basics.

The Olympic Peninsula Woodturners are having their annual wood auction at their next membership meeting on June 27th.

The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild in Vancouver, B.C. is meeting on June 27th. Larry Stevenson will demonstrate “on lathe finishes and oils”.

The Island Woodturners Guild on Vancouver Island will also be hosting a demonstration by Graeme Priddle on carving, embellishing, burning, inlaying and coloring. Graeme will have an all-day demo on Saturday the 23rd and a workshop on Monday the 25th.

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  1. I have a wild cherry log (green) that is very straight and untapered for nearly 30′. It is 18 – 20″ in diameter overall, without any limbs, so should be quite clear.
    I was going to cut it up for firewood, but decided there might be a more valuable use for it.
    Thanks for your help,
    Ron Smith
    cell (253)-307-3027

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