March 19,2013 Meeting Notes

The meeting was called to order at 7PM by Ray. Guests and new member Bill Dykema were introduced and welcomed.
Theo gave his treasures report and announced that we have a balance of $2059.79 in the club account.

Ray announced changes in the AAW Liability Insurance […]

Great Plains Wood Turners Chestnut Project Featured in Journal Star

In August of 2010 our club was privileged to receive some of the wood from two 150-200 year old American Chestnut trees that had died at Arbor Lodge. Dr. Scott Josiah , a member of our club, made arrangements to acquire some of this rare […]

The American Chestnut Project Update

After many months the American Chestnut Project is nearing completion. Everyone will bring their completed turnings to the December Meeting. Dr. Scott Josiah and the members of the selection committee will select the pieces that will be put on permanent display at the Nebraska Forest Service […]

The American Chestnut Project Completion

The American chestnut project came to it’s completion at the December 20th meeting of the Great Plains Woodturners Club. All members who received pieces of the chestnut wood, brought their completed turnings to the December Meeting. Two representatives of the Arbor Foundation attended with […]

Presentation of the American Chestnut Bowl to the Nebraska Forest Service

Theo Alles was the guest of Dr. Scott Josiah at the Leadership Team Meeting of the Nebraska Forest Service. Theo presented to them a large bowl he turned from the very rare American Chestnut wood that was given to our club last fall. […]

Mark Entzminger Gallery Showing

Mark Entzminger is a featured artist at the Turning Around Exhibit at Gallery 9 in Lincoln from April 4th thru the 29th. Click on the link for more information on the exhibit and the gallery location and hours.

The Second Annual Tents On The Fence Art Event

The second annual Tents ON The Fence Art Event will be held Saturday May 12,2012 at Liberty House 441 N 5th street in Seward, NE from 10 AM to 5 PM. Mark Entzminger, Terry Savage and Cindy Boehrns will be showing and selling their wood turnings […]

14th Annual Rocky Mountain Woodturning Symposium

Rocky Mountain Woodturners will be hosting their 14 annual symposium in September. Click on the likn for further information.

Wisconsin Woodturners Expo

The Chippewa Valley Woodturners Guild is holding the 4th Annual Wisconsin Woodturners Expo at the Plaza Hotel & Suites, 1202 W. Clairemont Ave., Eau Claire, Wisconsin, on Saturday and Sunday , November 3rd and 4th, 2012. See the AAW website for more information if interested

Forest Service American Chestnut Bowl Project Update

The American Chestnut bowl that Theo Alles turned for the Nebraska Forest Service has been mounted in a custom display case and is now on permanent display in the main reception area of Forestry Hall , the central office of the Nebraska Forest Service, on the UNL Campus. […]