It is time for that special meeting again. This is your chance to learn something new. Enjoy watching your fellow club members demonstrate one of their specialties. This is your chance to visit with friends and wander the hall learning something new or a different way of doing what you already do.
Demonstrating this month [...]
SPSW President Dan Stromstad has been on a mission since he was first elected to improve the members experience when attending demonstrations at our monthly meetings. This included buying new audio/visual equipment so that everyone could see and hear the demo. If you have attended the last couple of months meetings you will have seen [...]
Jack gave an entertaining and informative presentation at our last meeting. I tried to take notes of the supplies and where he gets them.
Metal Leafing: Gold leaf, silver leaf, multi-color variegated metal leaf. Sources include Daniel Smith Art Supplies, Michaels or Ben Franklin.
Sizing: use a sizing that is specific to metal leaf, such [...]
This month we are pleased to have Cap’n Jack Wayne as our demonstrator. Cap’n Jack is one of the most enjoyable people in our club. Always there to be a helping hand wherever he is needed. It is easy to say that he is one of the mainstays of our club. However, we sometimes forget [...]
In his column in this month’s Chips & Shavings, President Dan Stromstad identified an exciting opportunity for an SPSW member who has a passion for turning, sharing their skills and knowledge, and providing youth with the opportunity to learn this great craft of ours:
We now officially need a member to step forward to lead [...]
Our demonstrator for the January meeting is John Hampton
My name is John M. Hampton and I love turning wood. I have spent my life living and working on the West Coast of Washington State. I have been involved in woodworking for many years. In the year 2000 I saw a wooden cowboy hat on [...]
We held our annual Christmas potluck meeting tonight and we had many great door prizes that were donated by some of our generous donors. SPSW members please thank and patronize these businesses:
Woodcraft Packard Woodworks Craft Supplies Tools by Crabtree D Way Tools
We had good fellowship, great show and tell, lots of food and [...]
Tones Briggs Christmas Ornaments
This is that special meeting that everyone looks forward to. (This is one of the few times it is acceptable to end a sentence with a preposition, ed.) This is the time we all gather together to partake in a special meal together and to receive a present from the club. [...]
The May meeting will consist of two major items: an extended show and tell session and a question and answer session conducted by a panel. The panel will consist of Pat McCart, Dave Schweizer, Paul Crabtree, Ted Bartholomew, Jim Cotter, and Bill Wood. The panel will act as a sounding board for your questions, preferably [...]
The following message is from Communications Director Bill Wood
OK Folks, Here we go again.
The good Lord willing and the crick don’t rise, and we don’t have snow, ice, and high winds, we will have a meeting this month on Thursday, January 26th.
The doors will open at 6:00 and the festivities will begin [...]