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, or the current newsletter, 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 September 7 is by Vic Vickers turning a Pendant

Turning Challenge for September 7  Turn a Natural Edged Bowl or similar object with natural edge!

Woodturning Classes at Bemis School of Art for Fall 2018

October 13  Holiday Globe Ornament.  Turning and hollowing a globe or sphere with exotic wood icicles.

November 10    Turning a Wooden Platter.   Turn a wooden platter on the lathe and decorate it with a wood burner and airbrush.

Classes are on Saturdays from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM. Check their website for pricing and signup info https://artschool.csfineartscenter.org/

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