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The Mid South Woodturners became a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners in 1997 and enjoys serving a variety of wood artists of the greater Memphis TN metropolitan area. 


Guests are always welcome!
 
The club meets on the fourth Saturday of each month (with occasional exceptions) . The meeting begins at 9:00 am and usually runs until 12:00 pm.  

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Bob Wolfe

President

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Rick Gillespie

Vice President

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Avi Pelc

Treasurer

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Larry Sefton

Secretary and Website Editor

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Joseph Voda

Member at Large, Newsletter Editor, & Wig Stand Chair

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Sam Dawson

Member at Large & Pens for Troops

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Richard Hiller

Member at Large & Club Librarian

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Jonathan Marrero

Youth Board Member & Scribe

The meeting goes something like this:

  • Setup-starting at 8AM

  • Socialize from 8:30 to 9:00AM

  • Cool Club Business Stuff

  • Demo (the jewel of the meeting)

  • Break around 10:30AM

    • Snack/Social Break (don't be surprised if you see donuts, scratch-made cookies, pie, or cake). During the break, be sure to check out the library of books and videos. This is also a good time to view the show and tell items up close.

    • Check out the raffle items

  • Show and Tell (be sure to bring your latest project to share)

  • (Show and tell items are photographed at this time by our talented volunteer photographer)

  • Back to our Demo ending around 12:00 noon. Some of our meetings we will return after lunch for an afternoon second half demo (announced ahead of time)

  • Raffle of donated wood, tools, and other items.

  • Clean-Up (everyone helps to make short work of it) – However, please do not rush by starting to clean up early. It is not polite (distractive) to the demonstrator or to members who are still interested in the demo.

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The Mid South Woodturners Guild is a local chapter of the American Association of Woodturners.  Our mission is to provide information, education, a meeting place and an effective organization for all who are interested in turning wood.

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