We meet on the 2nd Monday of each month @7:00 at:
3189 Mercier Street,
Kansas City MO, 64111
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The KC Woodturners is returning to IN-PERSON regular meetings at our clubhouse on July 12th. We will also stream or Zoom the meeting to those members that don't feel comfortable yet for an in-person meeting. The details haven't been figured out yet but we will likely conform to the City of Kansas City Missouri rules at that time.
Next Meeting: June 14th Zoom Meeting @ 7:00PM. All members will be emailed an invitation and Zoom link. June Challenge: Put a surface finish on your woodturning.
June Demo: Anthony Harris will demonstrate using cup centers for turning spheres. FYI this is how the Japanese turn bowls.
June Silent Art Auction: KC Woodturner Sue Bergstrand has donated a bigleaf maple box with a lid featuring a carved flower with a sterling silver stamen. See the AD sheet for photos and how to bid: Click Here. The high bid for this auction is $100 by #6522. The last day for bids on this auction is 6/18/21.
UPCOMING MEETING DEMOS: July Demo KC Woodturner Rick Bywater will have a live "in person" Resin Casting Update.
OPEN TURNING: Saturday Morning Open Turning Open every Saturday morning 8:30am-noon. Wear masks and social distance.
Third Sunday Morning Open Turning Open every THIRD Sunday morning 9:00am-noon. May stay open later at discretion of openers if there is no afternoon class. Wear masks and social distance.
Wednesday Evening Open Turning Open every Wednesday evening 5:30pm-9:00pm. Wear masks and social distance.
Thursday Evening Open Turning Open every Thursday evening 5:30pm-9:00pm. Wear masks and social distance.
Annual Picnic at Shawnee Mission Park: June 19th (Sat) 10:00am-whenever. Bring a dish to share and your own drinks. The club provides hamburgers and hot dogs and the fixins. We have reserved the best shelter house in the park. Map to Shelter #6: Click Here.
Emiliano Achaval Zoom Demo: Hosted by the Independence Woodturners, the Northland Woodturners, and the KC Woodturners on July 20th (Tues) at 7:00pm. Professional Woodturner Emiliano Achaval will show how he turns a traditional Hawaiian round-bottomed Calabash bowl and install butterfly crack repairs. The three KC Area clubs will each try to host a demo this year. Don't worry if you are a member of more than one club as the proceeds go to a common pool. To see the AD sheet: Click Here.
To pay for the demo using PayPal: Click Here.
Open Shop Cleanup: August 28th (Sat) 10:00am-12:00noon. Probably will finish sooner.
The Irish Fest: Labor Day weekend, September 4, 5, 6 (Fri, Sat, Sun) at Crown Center Square. We are glad this event has returned for 2021. Club members can sell their items here (30% to the club) and the club will sell donated items. We will have two lathes at our tent.
David Ellsworth IRD Demo: October 11th (Mon). Legendary woodturner David Ellsworth is developing a new demo about hollow turning which he will show in his shop.
Open Shop Cleanup: November 13th (Sat) 10:00am-12:00noon. Probably will finish sooner.