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Our July 2017 meeting will be held on 15 Jul at 9am.  As always please arrive early to check out the Show and Tell table and socialize. The demonstrator will be Denis Delahanty presenting a variety of ways to hold wood in a lathe.

This month’s challenge is TBD.

Notice:  2nd Mid Atlantic Woodturning Symposium: This is a 3-day event with at least 28 rotations.  It will be held in Lancaster, PA on October 27, 28, & 29 2017.  The discounted rate is $185 which includes lunch on Saturday and Sunday.  A “meet the Demonstrators” session will be held on Friday evening.  A limited number of hotel rooms are available at a special reduced rate in the Marriott Lancaster, the site of the event. We have a terrific lineup of demonstrators including Stuart Batty, Curt Theobald, Cynthia Cardon Gibson, Hans Weissflog, Ashley Harwood, and Avelino Samuel.  The rotation schedule will be published soon. We also have numerous vendors coming to display their turning related items at our trade show.  Our website has links to each of the demonstrators and vendors. Registration is now open.  If you are interested in attending, early registration is highly recommended.  Registration will close when all our limited number of seats are sold out. Please visit our website at http://www.mawts.com/ for more information.  

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The following dates are for upcoming skills nights:

  •   20 April
  •   25 May

Looking ahead, here are our upcoming meeting events:

  • April 15 (workshop to 6pm) Presenter: Harvey Meyer- Basket illusion                Challenge: Turn an item that is “tricky”
  • May 20 Presenter:Tentative: Hands on workshop                                                                      Challenge: Turn an item with an “Illusion”

Apple Valley Woodturners is located in Winchester, VA, we are the Shenandoah Valley Area group that meets regularly to share our enthusiasm about all things related to woodturning by helping each other and demonstrating turning methods.

We normally gather on the third Saturday of the month at McFarland’s Mill in Winchester VA about 8:30 am to have social time with others and the meeting begins with Show and Tell and a raffle at 9:00 am.  the address is:  587 Round Hill Road, Winchester, VA (540) 667-2272.   You can look up directions to find McFarlands here.  Also, please check out their website at mcfarlandsmill.com and visit Stephanie at their Rockler store for all of your woodworking needs.

We would like to encourage you to visit VA WOODTURNERS INC, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting woodturning throughout Virginia.