12/20/2015  ©  Sawdust & Woodchips Woodworking Association

SWWA Schedule for 2016

Visitors are welcome to join us at any meeting.


PLEASE NOTE:  OUR MEETINGS ARE GENERALLY ON THE 1ST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH.  We sometimes need to adjust due to events at the firehouse.

All 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 6

 Stickley Stories

with Mike Danial

Historian for Stickley Audi & Company

 Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm with

 Membership Renewals starting @ 5:30 pm

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

January 20

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Preparing to Make a Scrollsawn Bowl  

Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm

Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

February 3

 Adirondack Pack Baskets in the Style of Dudley Frasure
with Tim Wimmer

 Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm with

 Membership Renewals starting @ 5:30 pm

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Friday Night

March 4 &

 Saturday

March 5

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 6

Plane Making Class with John Wilson

Make a compass plane, a molding plane,

a shoulder plane, or a scrub plane

Bob Casey coordinates

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

Wednesday

March 9 *


* Meeting is 1 week later due to scheduling conflict

 Will the American Chestnut Come Back?

with Andy Newhouse

of the American Chestnut Foundation

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

Wednesday

March 16

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Making a Scrollsawn Bowl

 Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm

Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

April 6

Stations of the Club

  Hands-On Sessions with Our Club Experts on Various Topics at "Stations" Around

Our Meeting Room!

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

May 4  

 SWWA's Annual Auction

& Swap  Meeting

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

Wednesday

May 18

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Topic - TBD

Meeting Starts at 6:30 pm

Always Show & Tell!

 

Wednesday

June 1

 Designing Projects
with Terry Dote & Bruce Meissner

 

Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Saturday,

June 11

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ Baldwinsville's Seneca River Days!

 All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

Wednesday

July 6

 Water Based Finishes

with Bob Henry

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Friday, July 8 &

Saturday, July 9

SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

 @ the Skaneateles United Methodist Church Antique & Artisan Shows!

Tentative

All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity

Wednesday

August 3

 Topic TBD

with ??

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

Saturday

August 6 or 13

1 pm - 4 pm


Annual Family Picnic!


Finalizing Date with Host Location

Full Club & Families - A Great Way to
 Spend a Saturday!

Bring a Dish to Pass & Items for

Our Silent Show & Tell!

Thursday

August 25 thru

Monday

September 5

 SWWA Demonstrates

Old Fashioned Woodworking

at the 2016 New York State Fair!

Come visit us in the
Wittier Agricultural Museum!

Between the Midway & the Coliseum

Wednesday

September 7

 Making Your Moldings

with Bud Millis

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

September 21

Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

Topic TBD

Always Show & Tell!

Wednesday

October 5

Finishing with Oils

with Charlie LaPrease

 Full Club - Visitors Always Welcome

 Don't forget Your Pieces for Show & Tell!

Wednesday

November 2

SWWA's 11th Annual
Woodworker's Challenge
Categories are
Accessories, Furniture, Scrolled, Toys, Turned, Carved & Sculpted, and What Not Plus Best in Show

 Members may enter one project per
category
for prizes and ribbons.

Voting by  peers at meeting!  

Saturday in

November ??

 SWWA Members Sell Donated Christmas Ornaments & Other Wooden Objects

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

 All Proceeds Benefit the Ronald
 McDonald House Charity


Canceled in 2015

Waiting to hear about 2016

Wednesday

November 16

 Scrolling Interest Group Meeting

TBD

Always Show & Tell!

Thursday

December 1

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 10

&  Sunday, December 11

 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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