April, 2014 Newsletter (incl. March – Ellsworth demo)

Vice President’s Message Our next meeting will be held at the Cabrillo Middle School classroom on Saturday, 26 April, from 9:00am to 12:00 noon.  We will have Show n’ Tell and a Wood Raffle, so please bring your latest woodturning to show us and any wood that you wish to donate to the Raffle. Our […]

August, 2011 – VC Fair, Party

President’s Message It is hard to believe August is here and almost gone, soon it will be cool again! Our meeting this month will be at Cabrillo Middle School, Saturday August 27 at 9:00 A.M., please bring your chairs or plan to sit on the stools. Those who attended the Club’s summer potluck got to […]

June, 2011 – incl. David Springett

President’s Message The presentation by David Springett stimulated the curiosity of a number of attendees. The simplicity of his woodturning methodology, combined with lively and fast moving presentation techniques, made the day move fast, very captivating, and thought provoking.  I think we’ll see work from the membership show up at future show-and-tell sessions. Prior to […]

April, 2011

President’s Message The March meeting at Cabrillo was a good one in many respects.  We got to sit on chairs with backs, the “Toro Challenge” was a lot of fun, the show and tell brought out creative excellence once again, and Art Waldinger’s presentation was just outstanding.  As usual the luncheon at Mimi’s was well […]

March, 2011

President’s Message Our February meeting was a good one, both in terms of participation and instruction.  We had 44 people in attendance including two potential new members.  Welcome, and I hope you will enjoy and participate in our club’s activities, and make sure to take advantage of the Mentor Program. Sam Turner demonstrated and provided […]

February, 2011

Future Events March 26, 9 am – 12 pm Photographing Your Woodturnings – Art Waldinger at Cabrillo Middle School President’s Message We had a great meeting in January with approximately 45 showing up, and we signed up four new members.  Welcome Mimi and Phil Allin, Tim Burrett, and Cindy Zanotti. We also had over twenty […]

January, 2011

Mentors Available The following list of members have offered to act as mentors to any member of the club who wishes to have hands-on instruction.  This can be done at the mentor’s shop or at the member’s home on their own lathe.  It is an excellent way for beginning turners to quickly learn basic skills […]

October, 2010

Show & Tell Bring your latest projects to show. Steve Dunn the Wood Man is coming Al Geller says Steve will be featuring light-colored spalted wood to purchase at the September meeting.  Steve brings a trailer full of wood, and based on previous experience, $25 should get you a sizable piece of something good.  

July, 2010

Show & Tell Bring your latest project to share at the 24 July meeting. Ventura County Fair Entries must be submitted July 23-25.  Contact Gary Toro to schedule your time in the club booth. The 2010 Fair is from Wednesday 4 August to Sunday 15 August.