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    The AAW publishes a great document periodically covering various tips and techniques regarding the fundamentals of woodturning.  Try out the new tab ‘AAW Fundamentals’ to see the latest copy.

Our March 2017 meeting will be held on 18 March at 9am.  As always please arrive early to check out the Show and Tell table and socialize.  This meeting will feature a number of our members presenting various tips and techniques that are sure to further your understanding and skill at woodturning and hopefully make it all easier and a bit less daunting.  We will also be hosting an auction and buy/sell opportunity to unload and gain all sorts of woodturning related items.  Bring what you no longer need and an eagerness to look for something new to you.

This month’s challenge is to turn something you would consider selling.

The following dates are for upcoming skills nights:

  •   23 February
  •   23 March
  •   20 April
  •   25 May

Looking ahead, here are our upcoming meeting events:

  • March 18  Part 1 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques, Part 2 AVW Auction                         Challenge: An item that you would consider selling
  • 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.