A Method to Hollow Ornaments

At our May meeting, Steve Childers demonstrated a method to hollow ornaments. Written instructions with illustrations can be downloaded here. Also, photos from our member’s Show & Tell are now posted in the Gallery. Check them out here.

Dyes and Wood Burning with Baxter Smith and Mike Okner

For the April meeting, Baxter Smith will talk about finishing with dyes.  He will also share his techniques for embellishing with burning, as shown on the platter in the photo above. Mike Okner will demonstrate his Graeme Priddle-style wood […]

Free Sharpening Demos this Saturday at Woodcraft

This Saturday, February 21st, the Woodcraft of Wilmington store in New Castle, Delaware will be having free tool sharpening demos. The schedule is: 11:15 AM – Sharpening Carving Tools 12 noon – Sharpening Straight Tools 1:00 PM – […]

Natural Edge Bowl Demo for March Meeting

Phil Hauser will demonstrate turning natural-edge bowls at our March 4th meeting. Phil has provided an instructional hand-out which can be downloaded here. Photo: Walnut Crotch Natural Edge Bowl, by Barbara Crockett

Baxter Smith wins Honorable Mention at Chestertown RiverArts

Club member Baxter Smith of Seaford, Delaware, has won Honorable Mention at the “Woodworkers’ Showcase” exhibit currently showing at Chestertown RiverArts. Baxter’s winning entry, “Walnut Tux Vase”, is shown above. The show judges remarked: “This turned vase stands […]

The Woodworking Shows 2015 coming to Baltimore…

Everyone’s favorite woodworking trade show is at the Maryland State Fairgrounds “Cow Palace” in Timonium next weekend.  If you have a chance, be sure to check it out! Baltimore Area Woodturners Club and Chesapeake Woodturners Club will have booths […]

Photos from 2014 Holiday Party

There were many beautiful turnings on display at our year-end Holiday Party!  The talent and creativity of our members never ceases to amaze. See the photo gallery here.