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The calendar is full of great classes

TurnFest Sept 15th
A day of friends and fun.

Best place to spend a few hours?
Open Shops!
There is a special open shop on the calendar for this month Aug 17th
Themed Open Shops.
Ron Hanssen and Tom Dresch will be showing you the "in's and out's" of  the Lyle Jamieson Hollowing System with Camera and the Simon Hope threading jig to thread lids on hollow forms. If you have a different version of either of these tools, bring it to the open shop so others can see the different brands side by side. Register here:
HHollowing Systems & Threading Jigs Open Shop by Ron Hanssen & Tom Dresch 9A-1P - 8/17/2018

For newer members who have joined since August 2015, join us for a chance to meet other new members and hear a panel discussion on woodturning topics of interest. The breakfast social and panel discussion is on Saturday, August 25, from 8:30 to noon.  Please register on the Event Calendar. Here's a link: New Member Event - 8/25/2018

January Contest
The contest project is a candle holder. This should allow everyone to participate. Your candle holder can be as simple or as complicated as you want.
The rules are simple:
Your candle holder should be made for this contest.
Turned with the primary material being wood.
Your candle holder can be a single holder or up to a 3 piece set but will be judged as a single entry.
The candle holder should be able to hold a candle made from any material, except oil or liquid of any kind.
No oil lights or hurricane lights. 

OVWG Learning Center is located at Kennedy Heights Cultural Campus
6620 Montgomery Road, Kennedy Heights, OH  45213 

The entrance to our studio is on the South side of the building, by the loading dock area.

Click here for map --->     Click here for a picture of the entry door to our studio---> 


OVWG is proud to be one of 350+ worldwide chapters of the American Association of Woodturners
We encourage you to join this fine organization.
The American Association of Woodturners (AAW) is an international, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization.
            AAW's mission is to provide education, information, and organization to those interested in turning wood.