2014 Holiday Party!

First State Woodturners will have their annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 6, Noon-4 PM, at Blue Ball Barn, just off Rt. 202, Wilmington. Members should check their email for an invitation. Please RSVP as soon as possible. […]

Woodcraft Demos & Donuts – Christmas Ornaments

First State Woodturner member Don Hart will be the featured demonstrator this Saturday, October 25th, at Woodcraft of Wilmington’s “Demos & Donuts”.  The free demo will be 9:30 – 10:30 AM.  Don will discuss ornament design, demonstrate his […]

October Demo: Box with Friction-fit Lid

For our October Meeting, Roy Tedesco will demonstrate turning an end-grain box with a friction-fitted lid. Members are encouraged to turn their own end-grain lidded boxes beforehand and bring them to the meeting. When: Wednesday, October 1st, 7-9 PM […]

Hearne Hardwoods Open House

Hearne Hardwoods, Oxford, PA, will be having an Open House on September 26th and 27th, with a full roster of activities planned, including: Custom sawmill demonstrations Woodworking and design classes and lectures A walking tour of their facilities […]

Field Trip to Winterthur – September 2014

In lieu of our regular September meeting, we have arranged a field trip to the Winterthur Museum & Country Estate in Wilmington, Delaware. Club members and guests will be led on a woodlands walking tour by Kevin Braun, […]

38th Annual “Artistry in Wood” Show

The Delaware Valley Woodcarvers will have their 38th annual “Artistry in Wood” Show and Competition on February 22nd and 23rd, 2014. Birds, animals, woodturning, supplies, wildlife artists, and more.  $5 donation, children under 12 free. When: Saturday, Feb […]

FSW exhibiting at “A Taste for Art” charity event

First State Woodturners will have an exhibit at this year’s “A Taste for Art” charity event.  This annual event pairs gourmet food with local artists, and benefits the Children & Families First of Delaware charity. SAVOR  delectable American […]

Jerry Kermode to Demo February 19th in Baltimore

Jerry Kermode will be at Mark Supik & Co. Woodturning on Wednesday, February 19th, 7-9 PM.  Artist, skilled craftsman, and teacher Jerry Kermode will demonstrate “the art of nonviolent woodturning” in the shop of Mark Supik in Baltimore […]

February Demo: Classic Rush Foot Stool

For our February meeting, member Tom Sloan will demonstrate the process of making a Rush Foot Stool.  Rush seating is a centuries old craft, dating back to ancient Egypt.  It has been practiced in England since the 14th […]