Monthly Meetings

After 16 months of virtual meetings, the CAW begain in-person meetings in July,2021. Meetings are open to the public but we ask that attendees be vacinated at least two weeks prior to attending. Please contact us if you would like to attend:

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).

Please email us at for more information.


2021/2022 Events & Activities

10Jul July 10th, 9:00 am (In Person monthly meeting) Special Grand Re-Opening! special raffle with extended show and tell. no demo

14Aug August 14th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Phil Irons Kitzumi for wood (Remote demo from the UK)

11Sep September 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Gene Sparling: How to get shapes and forms from a log

09Oct October 9th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Chuck Fish: Segmented bowls and vessels

13Nov November 13th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Hal Merriman: Open Segmented bowls and vessels

11Dec December 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Bruce Campbell: Managing Green Wood (Remote demo from Vancouver, CA)

08Jan January 8th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Dave Landers: Two Piece Goblet (Remote demo from Estes Park CO)

12Feb February 12th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: Mike Hunter, Hunter Tool Systems - (Live in woodshop)

19Feb February 19th, 8:00 am (class) Introduction to Woodturning class at National Park College (cancelled)

12Mar March 12th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) demo: Dave Hulett - Hollowing

09Apr April 9th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) no demo, instead a field trip to National Park College Makerspace

14May May 14th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) remote demo: Craig Timmerman, Austin, TX - Winged Bowls

11Jun June 11th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) demo: presentations on techniques by multiple club members

09Jul July 9th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting ) demo: John Jordan - Vessel with textured lid

13Aug August 13th, 9:00 am (monthly meeting) demo: TBD

02Jul July 2nd, ()

We'll see you there!

Meetings are open to the public and all skill levels are welcome. If you'd like to attend a meeting and have had your Covid 19 vacination, please contact us at We meet at the Student Center South building on the National Park Community College campus: 101 College Drive, Hot Springs, AR 71913.