Regular meetings are held the second Monday semi-monthly (January, March, May, September, November) at Zach Hadlock's Studio in Danbury, CT.
Interested in joining our club? Please feel free to attend a regular meeting or two. Click here to join.
Note: The Nutmeg Woodturners was founded at the Brookfield Craft Center in Brookfield, CT in 1989. The club meet in the Turning Studio at Brookfield for 24 years. It was a sad and devestating day when the Craft Center had to permanently cease operation on June 27, 2013.
Learn & Turn meetings are held at member's studios in the months when there is not a Regular Meeting (February, April, June, October, December). See schedule below for dates and times.
Family Picnic in July or August. No other club meetings.
Current Meetings, Events & Shows
|2014, Jul & Aug
||Summer Break||No meetings in July and August. Summer Picnic on August 23rd.
|2014, Aug 23rd
|The Nutmeg Woodturners will be having there annual FAMILY summer picnic on August 23rd at Don Metz's home in Southbury.
The picnic will start at 2:00 pm.
We will be celebrating our 25th anniversary!
Remember we will have a raffle for a turned item, so get into your shop and get busy!
More info to come!
|2014, Sep 8th
|Regular Meeting||Jewelry on the Lathe by Buster Shaw.|
|2014, Oct 4th
9am to 5pm
|Special Meeting||Full day demo by Tim Yoder at Zach Hadlock's studio in Danbury CT.
9am to 5pm with a lunch hour. (Lunch will be provided).
Demo's will be Roman Canteen, Coffee Scoop, Salt Cellar, and Banksai Pod.
Free to paid up Nutmeg Members. $30 for Others.
Tim was the host for "Woodturning Workshop" show on PBS TV. He is now hosting a new "Popular Woodturning" show for Popular Woodwork. Click here for videos.
You may be able to catch the old "Woodturning Workshop" show on Create TV.
|2014, Oct ??||Learn & Turn||Date and time TBD. Looking for a host. Please contact Buster Shaw if you are interested in hosting this Learn & Turn.|
|2014, Nov 10th||Regular Meeting||Bird House Ornaments by Joe Larese.|
|2014, Dec ??||Learn & Turn||Date and time TBD. Looking for a host.|
|2015, Jan 12th||Regular Meeting||Rolly Monro Hollower2 Tool by Carl Ford.
|2015, Feb ??||Learn & Turn||Date and time TBD. Looking for a host.|
|2015, Mar 9th||Regular Meeting||Thin Stem Offset Goblet by Jerry Sambrook.|
|2015, Apr ??||Learn & Turn||Date and time TBD. Looking for a host.|
|2015, May 11th||Regular Meeting||3D Printer and Turning by Ken Rist.|
|2015, Jun ??||Learn & Turn||Date and time TBD. Looking for a host.|
|2014, Jun 14th||Learn & Turn||Fun in the sun. Hosted by Jim Degen.|
|2014, May 12th||Regular Meeting||Once Turned Bowl Demo by Don Metz|
|2014, Apr 12th||Learn & Turn||Turning Pigs. Hosted by Don Metz.|
|2014, Mar 10th||Regular Meeting||Twice Turned Bowl Demo by Alan Ganek.|
|2014, Feb 22nd||Learn & Turn||Turning Octagon Bowls by Carl Ford.|
|2014, Jan 13th||Regular Meeting||Turning Antique Candlesticks by Carl Ford.|
|2013, Dec 14th||Learn & Turn||Turning Holiday Ornaments, Hosted by Steve Prior|
|2013, Nov 11th||Regular Meeting||Holiday Ornaments from the Lathe by Don Metz and Jay Hockenberry.|
|2013, Oct 19||Learn & Turn||Hosted by Don Metz.|
|2013, Oct 13
||Special Guest||Fine Spindle Turning, Push Cut Bowl Turning, and Sharpening by Ashley Harwood.|
|2013, Sep 9th
||Regular Meeting||Natural Edge End Grain Ogee Bowl by Jerry Sambrook.|
|2013, Aug 24th
||Family Picnic||Hosted by David Heim in Oxford CT.|
|2013, Jun 15||Learn & Turn||Turning various items hosted by Jim Degen|
|2013, May 13||Regular Meeting||The May meeting was a tool swap/sale.|
|2013, Apr 27||Learn & Turn||Weed Pots hosted by Steve Prior.|
|2013, Mar 11||Regular Meeting||Duplicating Spindle Turnings by Hand demo by Jim Kephart|
|2013, Feb||Learn & Turn||Canceled due to no AAW Insurance.|
|2013, Jan 14||Regular Meeting||Great Polyurethane Finish Tips and Tricks demo by Carl Ford. [Photos & Videos]|
|2012, Dec 8||Learn & Turn||Turning Christmas Ornaments Hosted by Don Metz.|
|2012, Nov 12
||Regular Meeting||Incising Techniques for Turners by Harvey Fein [Photos & Videos]|
|2012, Oct 27||Learn & Turn
||Turning Eggs from Firewood. Hosted by Steve Prior.|
|2012, Sep 10||Regular Meeting||Good Turning Begins With Sharp Tools by Buster Shaw. [Photos]|
|2012, Aug 11||Anual Pinic||Family Pinic at BCC Turning Center.|
|2012, Jun 9
|Learn & Turn||Spindle Turning hosted by Joe Larese. [Photos & Videos]|
|2012, May 14||Regular Meeting||Not Your Father's Bottle Stoppers by Keith Tompkins. [Photos & Videos]|
|2012, Apr 14||Learn & Turn||Tool Handles and Colored Epoxy. Hosted by Don Metz. [Photos & Videos]|
|2012, Mar 12||Regular Meeting||So, You Want to Get Started Hollow Turning? by Matt Clarke
|2012, Feb 25||Learn & Turn||Mini Candle Sticks hosted by Steve Prior. [Photos]|
|2012, Jan 9||Regular Meeting||Turning Boxes by Joe Larese [Details, Photos & Videos]|
|2011, Dec 3||Learn & Turn||Small Holiday Gifts hosted by Steve Prior. [Photos]|
|2011, Nov 14||Regular Meeting||No Sanding Bowls by Carl Ford. [Details & Photos]|
|2011, Oct 15||Learn & Turn||Turning Christmas Items hosted by Corey Anderson in East Hampton CT.|
|2011, Sep 12||Regular Meeting||Cigar Tubes by Joshua Friend. For Joshua's magizine article on "Wooden Tubes, Cigars, and Treasure Maps" Click Here. [Photos & Videos]|
|2011, Jun 11||Learn & Turn||Tree Identification Workshop hosted by Jay Hockenberry. Click Here for more information. [Photos]|
|2011, Jun 18||Learn & Turn||Weedpots and other small Spindle items hosted by Jim Degen|
|2011, May 9||Regular Meeting|| Cross Grain Bowls by Rick Angus
|2011, Apr 2||Learn & Turn||Lidded Bowl Boxes hosted by Don Metz|
|2011, Mar 14||Regular Meeting||Copper & Pewter Metal Spinning by Ken Rist and Carl Ford. Click here for Handout [Photos]|
|2011, Feb 19||Learn & Turn||Birdhouse Ornaments hosted by Carl Ford|
|2011, Jan 10||Regular Meeting||Keith's New V-Skew by Keith Tompkins [Photos & Video]|
|2010, Dec 11||Learn & Turn||Finish Turning of Twice Turned Bowls at Brookfield Craft Center|
|2010, Nov 8||Regular Meeting||Turning Pepper Mills by Jay Hockenberry [Photos]|
|2010, Sep 13||Regular Meeting||Photographing Your Work by Joe Larese|
|2010, Jun 12||Learn & Turn||Candlesticks hosted by Jim Degen|
|2010, May 10||Regular Meeting||Turning Candlesticks by Joe Larese and Carl Ford [Photos & Videos]|
|2010, Mar 8||Regular Meeting||Remounting Bowls to Finish and The Negative Rake Scraper by Buster Shaw and Jim Degen [Photos]|
|2010, Jan 11||Regular Meeting||Mounting and Turning Platters by Buster Shaw and Jim Degen|
|2009, Nov 9||Regular Meeting||Carving Thin Walled Vessels by Jim Degen|
|2009, Oct 10||Learn & Turn||Elegant Bowls hosted by Peter Marshall|
|2009, Sep 14||Regular Meeting||Pens From the Lathe 101 by Buster Shaw|
|2009, Jun 6||Learn & Turn||Bowls hosted by Jim Degen|
|2009, May 11||Regular Meeting||Native American Indian Flute by Allen Nemetz|
|2009, Mar 9||Regular Meeting||Using the Skew by Joe Larese|
|2009, Feb 14||Learn & Turn||Dragonflies, Painting on the Lathe hosted by Jay Hockenberry|
|2009, Jan 12||Regular Meeting||Painting on the Lathe by Carl Ford|
|2008, Dec 6||Learn & Turn||Making Gifts hosted by Don Metz|
|2008, Nov 10||Regular Meeting||Holiday Gifts from the Lathe|
|2008, Sep 8||Regular Meeting||Making Tool Handels by Buster Shaw|
|2008, May 12||Regular Meeting||Form and Design by Keith Tompkins|
|2008, Mar 10||Regular Meeting||Duplicate Turning by Jim Degen & Buster Shaw|
|2008, Feb 9||Learn & Turn||Custom Cones, Bowls, Sharpening hosted by Peter Marshall|
|2008, Jan 14||Regular Meeting||Vacuum Chucking by Carl Ford|
|2007, Nov 12||Regular Meeting||Turning Boxes by Joe Larese|
|2007, Oct 6||Learn & Turn||Shop Made Jigs & Mounting Options hosted by Bob Rogers|
|2007, Sep 10||Regular Meeting||Securing Wood On The Lathe|
|2007, Apr 14||Learn & Turn||Bowls by Don Metz|
|2007, Mar 9||Regular Meeting||Designer Birdhouse by Steve Sherman|
|2007, Jan 8||Regular Meeting||Tree Bowls by Cory Anderson|
|2006, Nov 13||Regular Meeting||Natural Edge Bowls by Jay Hockenberry|
|2006, Oct 18||Learn & Turn||Basic Bowl Turning hosted by Don Metz|
|2006, Sep 11||Regular Meeting||Introduction to Bowl Turning by Jim Deagen & Buster Shaw|
|2006, May 8||Regular Meeting||Small Vases by Carl Ford|
|2006, Mar 13||Regular Meeting||Turned Furniture Legs by Bill Oakley|
|2006, Jan 9||Regular Meeting||Turning Tool Handles by Steve Robertson|
|2005, Nov 19||Regular Meeting||Turned Bandsaw Boxes by Beth Ireland|
|2005, May 9||Regular Meeting||Skew Chisel Technique by Andy Barnum|
Note: The Nutmeg Woodturnes League was established in 1989. Thus the above is not a complete list. Anything prior to 2010 was created in Nov 2010 by reading old newsletters, emails, etc. If there is something wrong, missing, etc send email with corrections to Carl Ford (email@example.com)