12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association

4/9/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association

SWWA Schedule for 2015

Visitors are welcome to join us at any meeting.


PLEASE NOTE:  STARTING IN JANUARY 2015, OUR MEETINGS CHANGE TO THE 1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH.  

All regular meetings are held at the Belgium Cold Springs Fire Department Station 1 Community Room, 7920 River Road, Baldwinsville.  Directions here

Date

Topic

Other

Wednesday

January 7

 A Look Inside Harden Furniture

with Greg Harden, CEO of Harden Furniture

 Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm with

 Membership Renewals starting @ 5:30 pm

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Tuesday

January 20

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Making Word Signs/Keychains, etc.

Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

February 4

 Shop Safety
with Bob Norton & Joe Pesce

 Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm with

 Membership Renewals starting @ 5:30 pm

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

March 4

 Veneering

with Terry Dote

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome
 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Friday Night

March 6 &

 Saturday

March 7

Shaker Box Classes with John Wilson

Beginners complete 5 Shaker Boxes, sizes 0-4

Advanced pick their projects from many options

Bob Casey coordinates

Call 263-9228 or via email at woodnutbob@hotmail.com

Sunday

March 8

Plane Making Class with John Wilson

Make a block plane, a molding plane,

a shoulder plane, or a spokeshave

Bob Casey coordinates

Call 263-9228 or via email at woodnutbob@hotmail.com

Tuesday

March 17

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Using Spiral Blades

 Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

April 1

Glues & Gluing with Jim Costello of Morrisville State College’s Wood Technology Program

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

May 6  

 SWWA's Annual Auction &

               Swap  Meeting

 Full Club - Swap Meet starts at 5:15 pm
 Auction starts at 6:15 pm

Tuesday

May 19

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Water Based Finishes & Dyes
with Bob Henry

Always Show & Tell!

Tuesday

May 26

SWWA Special Event

Tuesday with Rob Cosman

Rob demonstrates sharpening your plane blades as well as cutting dovetail joints

by hand

Members $20    Non-Members $25

Bob Casey coordinates

Call 263-9228 or via email at woodnutbob@hotmail.com


Held at Belgium Cold Springs Station 1  Community Room - 7920 River Road,  Baldwinsville

Wednesday

June 3

 What Can You Do with

Molding Planes?
with Peter Oster & Terry Dote

Meetings now held at Belgium Cold Springs Station 1 Community Room

Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Saturday,

June 13

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ Baldwinsville's Seneca River Days!

 All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

Wednesday

July 1

 Boat Building

with Skip Couch

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Friday,

July 11 &

Saturday,

July 12

SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ the Skaneateles United Methodist Church Antique & Artisan Shows!

All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

Wednesday August 5

 History of Mountain Dulcimers

with Bernd Krause

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

Saturday

August 8

1 pm - 4 pm


Annual Family Picnic!


Held at the Belgium Cold Springs  Station 1 Community Room

Full Club & Families - A Great Way to
 Spend a Saturday!
Bring a Dish to Pass.  

Thursday

August 27 thru

Monday September 7

 SWWA Members Demonstrate at the

 2015 New York State Fair!

Come visit us in the
Wittier Agricultural Museum!

Between the Midway & the Coliseum

Wednesday

September 9

 Sharpening

with John Meloling & Bob Norton

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Tuesday

September 22

Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

3D Puzzles

Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

October 7

Photographing Your Projects

with Mark Safran

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Saturday

October 24 & Sunday

October 25

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ the Manlius HIstorical Society Craft Show at  the Eagle Hill Middle School, Manlius!

 All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

Wednesday

November 4

SWWA's 10th Annual
Woodworker's Challenge
Categories are
Accessories, Furniture, Scrolled, Toys, Turned, Carved & Sculpted, and What Not

 Members may enter one project per
 category for prizes and ribbons.  Voting by  peers at meeting!  

Saturday

November 14

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ the Baker High School Craft Show at Baker High School, Baldwinsville!

 Show Canceled for 2015 Due to

Renovations at the High School.  

We hope to return in 2016!

Tuesday

November 17

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Creating Multi-Piece Scrolled Projects with Bob Henry

Always Show & Tell!


Thursday

December 3

Christmas Party

The DoubleTree Hotel

at Thruway Exit 35, Rt 298, Carrier Circle

in East Syracuse

 Annual Donation of Handmade Toys &
 Other Items for Underprivileged Kids!

Saturday December 12

&  Sunday, December 13

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ North Syracuse's St. Rose of Lima Church after each mass

 All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

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