Greetings from the Pikes Peak Woodturners (PPWT) club, serving the Colorado Springs, El Paso County area. Our club has been affiliated of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW) since 1988, and we are one of the oldest organizations dedicated to woodturning.
We meet the first Friday of every month, at the Bemis School of Art — upstairs classroom, 818 Pelham Place, Colorado Springs
Our meetings run from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and include a demonstration, instant gallery and raffle. Please check the Demo schedule on this website for specific meeting details.
Our mission of the PPWT is to further the art and craft of woodturning in all its forms though education, community outreach and a shared sense of the beauty of woodturning. Our turners encourage the development of skills and techniques that help interested artists achieve their potential.
Demonstration for January 4 2019.
Demo: Turning an invisible cork bottle stopper
MONTHLY RAFFLE – If you have some “nice turnable” wood laying around that you know you won’t use, donate it to the raffle and get a free ticket.
February – Club is still soliciting for a demonstrator. Do you have a technique you’d like to share? Have an unusual or just plain fun item that you turn on the lathe? Step on up and volunteer. Until we fill the VP position contact me if you’re interested.
Club dues for 2019. We’ll be collecting dues at the January club meeting! Dues are used for guest demonstrators, to purchase and maintain club equipment, and to expand our Technical Lending Library.
The President’s Challenge for January is to bring something you made over the holidays. It doesn’t need to be a turning. Just something you made other than fruit cake.
Woodturning Classes at Bemis School of Art for Winter/Spring 2019
Classes are on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.
February 2 Turning a Wooden Bowl Robert Brewer
March 2 Turning a Wooden Platter Robert Brewer
April 6 Turning a Personal Pen Vic Vickers
May 4 Turning a Weed Pot Robert Brewer
Classes are on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Check their website for pricing and signup info https://artschool.csfineartscenter.org/