Monthly Meetings

Monthly meeting's are held on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Coffee, sodas and doughnuts (and lots of conversation) are available from 8:00 - 9:00. Meetings run from 9:00 - 10:30 am, which include "Show and Tell" by the membership, introductions to new members or guests, presentations from local vendors, and general discussion about future club activities. A demonstration or presentation of woodturning techniques is presented from about 10:30 AM to noon, some are done on the lathe in the NPCC woodshop (in an adjacent building).

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2020 Events & Activities

11Jan January 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Mike Hunter - (Hunter Tool Systems )

08Feb February 8th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: LIVE REMOTE - Jim Echter (True Creations Woodturning ) Topic: The Sensational Skew - Jim did this demo for the AAW Forum in Raleigh last summer to positive reviews and wrote an article published in the April issue of American Woodturner. He will be "beaming" into us from his shop in near Rochester, NY)

22Feb February 22nd, 9:00 am (INTRODUCTION TO WOODTURNING CLASS) to be held at National Park College. Four consecutive Saturday's starting February 22 9:00am-4:00pm through March 14. Follow this link for more information and to register (INTRO TO WOODTURNING) For additional information email us at

14Mar March 14th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Gene Sparling (Forest Path Gallery ) Forms & Shapes for natural wood bowls, vessels

11Apr April 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: LIVE REMOTE - Carl Jacobson (The Woodshop) Carl Jacobson is the King of Woodturning videos. His YouTube channel (Carl Jacobson - YouTube) is one of top most watched woodturning youtube channels with over 247,000 subscribers! This will be Carl's first remote demo and the topic is yet to be determined. But if you've ever wanted to ask him a question, here will be your chance.

We'll see you there!

Meetings are open to the public and all skill levels are welcome. Join us for our next meeting at the Student Center South building on the National Park Community College campus: 101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913. IMPORTANT NEWS: In August 2019 construction was completed for a new campus entrance off Mountain Pine Rd. Google Maps has not been updated for this. Take the new entrance off Mountain Pine, go 500 yards and take the first right. Follow to the Student Center. Contact us if you have questions at