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May 9th Meeting

It is that time of the year – election time !!!! At our May meeting we will need to elect a President and Vice President . Please consider volunteering for one of those positions. Our March meeting was canceled doe … Continue reading

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APRIL 11, 2018 Meeting

SPECIAL MEETING AT Rare Woods USA in Mexico, Maine Here is an opportunity to see a huge selection of wood from all over the world. Meet at their facility at 6PM for a guided tour ! 120 Swift River Road … Continue reading

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March 14, 2018 meeting

Peter Walen will be our demonstrator at our March 14th meeting Here is some of Peter’s resent work. He will show us how he textures and paint his art work.   REMINDER- bring back your half turned challenge. Show and … Continue reading

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February 14, 2018

Open Forum Night Let’s try something a little different this month! Bring a turning problem, project or tool that you’d like to get some advice on. Have you got any “tips or tricks”? If so bring them along !!! Wood raffle … Continue reading

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January 10, 2018 Jeff Enck

JEFF ENCK   Demonstrates Piercing Jeff is a member of the Southern Maine club in South Portland and has done some great work piercing his turnings.           This will be a very informative meeting-Don’t miss this … Continue reading

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December 13, 2017 – Meeting

Christmas party Our next meeting is December 13th at 6pm in the woodshop at Dirigo High School and it’s our annual Christmas party. A few things you need to know about the party. Spouses and friends are encouraged to join … Continue reading

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November 8th meeting – Doug Timberlake

CELTIC KNOT ORNAMENT ! Western Mountain Woodturner member Doug Timberlake will show us his process of incorporating a Celtic knot into an ornament. This is a multi-step process and can give you fantastic results! Pictured to the left is a … Continue reading

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October 11th Meeting

Would you like to turn a yarn bowl but not sure how to cut the yarn “slot” ????  Well you are in luck because Mike Chase will show us his technique.  Next up for the nights events is a discussion … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

Mike  Chase On November 9th Mike will step behind the “Mustard Monster” and work his magic by turning a toothpick dispenser. This is a design that was featured in Wood Magazine –  Issue 182, March 2008. Mike is a great … Continue reading

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October 12, 2016

Al Mather will  demonstrate  Inside-out Turning Al is certainly no stranger to demonstrating at Dixfield. This month he will take us through the steps involved in making this unique turning.  

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