Wooohooo! Let’s meet!

Fellow Woodturners,  we are pleased to announce that in-person meetings are around the corner.  The email below from President Lou Kudon announces our first meeting since March 2020.  Please be sure to note the new time for the meeting as well as the conditions for meeting at the Lyndon House.
Justin Reese, Secretary
“The Classic City Woodturners are resuming meeting. We will meet the first Tuesday of every month at the Lyndon House Community Room. Since Lyndon House is now closing earlier at 8:00 PM, our meetings will start at 5:30 PM.  We have to be out of the facility by 8:00 PM.
The following are mandatory rules of the Lyndon House:
Meetings limited to 20 attendees.
All attendees must wear masks.
Seats will be set up for social distancing.
The first meeting will be May 4. Charles Armentrout will be arranging a demonstration. Jim Talley will do his program on natural edge turnings which will include some turning and some lecture on types and styles of natural edge turnings.   I hope to see you there.”

For Sale: Jet 1642 Lathe $900

It is the model older than the current 1642. It is in great shape; the bed is free of rust and the bearings are great shape. I’m selling it because I’m downsizing to a smaller lathe. It is currently in Canton, but I’m moving to Hull next month. I can send pictures or feel free to contact me with any questions.

 Joe Penn


Meetings canceled (for now)

Fellow Woodturners, regular meetings of the CCW are suspended until further notice.  This is in response to the Coronavirus, COVID-19 precautions being taken by most everyone.  We will keep you updated as time goes on.

March 2020 CCW Meeting Reminder

ReminderFellow Woodturners, the next meeting of the CCW is Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at the Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St, Athens.  The meeting begins at 6 PM and ends around 8:30 PM.  The demonstrator for the month is Mike Peace from Gwinnett County.  Mike has demonstrated for us several times in the past and he is always an interesting teacher and demonstrator.  Mike will be demonstrating the turning of a chess set.  He authored an article in the current (February) edition of the American Woodturner Magazine.  You can also observe Mike’s other turnings on his YouTube Channel,  “Mike Peace Woodturning”.  Remember to bring a friend and something for the raffle.  Also, if you have not paid your 2020 dues you may do so at the meeting or send your check made out to “Classic City Woodturners” to Mike Rozier, 175 Hidden Lake Dr, Hull, GA 30646.  Dues are $30 for an individual or $35 for a family membership.  Dues and raffle ticket sales are the only sources of income for the club that allows us to have demonstrators of Mike Peace’s caliber.

February 2020 CCW Meeting Reminder

Fellow Woodturners, the next meeting of the CCW is Tuesday, Feb 4, 2020 at the Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St, Athens at 6:00 pm.  The demonstrator for the month is Stephen Ogle from Cartersville, GA.  He will be demonstrate the turning of solid wood mugs and tankards.  You can see YouTube videos by Stephen by entering his name at the YouTube search site.  This should be an interesting demo.

Remember to bring a friend and something for the raffle.  Also, remember to pay your dues for 2020.  Dues are $30 individual or $35 family.
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