logo
Home
About Us
Safety Documents
Gallery
Related Links
Tips & Jigs
Public demos, past and future
Season Schedule
**NEW** View Items For Sale
Member Login

Please visit our site sponsors:
Canadian Woodworker

If you would like to adveritse your business here, please contact the site admin at the email address shown on the Home page.

Hi.
We are the Woodturners Association of Manitoba. We meet the second Thursday (usually) of each month from September through June. We meet at the Howden Community Centre 1079 Red River Dr, Ritchot, MB. (map here)

We are a bunch of woodturning enthusiasts who meet to share ideas, challenge each other, swap wood and tools, and generally behave like kids in a candy store. Nothing excites us more than finding a new technique, tool, or chunk of exotic lumber.

We started our group in the spring of 2007. We have a healthy core of members who show up to meetings and engage in demonstrations and conversation. Come join us for woodturning and everything that goes with it.

Generally, the meeting starts at 6:30pm with an Early Bird Special, which is usually a fundamentals topic. At 7pm, we deal with whatever club business that needs to be dealt with, followed by a demonstration of a turning topic of some kind. We end each meeting with an Instant Gallery of work by our members.

Our annual membership fee is $50.

For information on joining our club, please email Gerald:
Better yet, fill out an application form and come to one of our regular meetings (see dates below and map link above) to join.

Download our colour brochure here (.98 mb pdf)
 

Featured Artist

Laverne Lovatt

Laverne has been turning for over 40 years. He works mostly in local windfall hardwoods including fruit woods. He has artwork in private collections on every continent except Antarctica.

WAM is proud to honour Laverne as our featured artist. He is a long time member and always brings creative and interesting work to show us.

   Laverne_Lovatt_cover_pic
   Evans cherry natural edge