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August Meeting: Mary May, Traditional Decorative Woodcarving

Monday, 6:30pm, August 24

Please note that this Zoom meeting will take place at 6:30pm on August 24th, a different time and date from our usual schedule.


Take a look at some other carvings done by May and by the students of May.

We do not expect to have From Our Workshop at this meeting.

Mary May is a very talented carver as well as a well known teacher of carving. She founded Mary May’s Online School of Traditional Woodcarving. In addition May has taught in Germany and across the United States, including at the Marc Adams School of Woodworking. May is the author of Carving the Acanthus Leaf which is available from Lost Arts Press. Recently May has been live-streaming free carving instruction where you can see some of her recent episodes and sign-up to be notified when she is live-streaming.


September Meeting: Lee Nye on Bandsawn Scallop Box

Monday, 7:00pm, September 21

Scollop Box

Nye has made several of these boxes and shown then during From Our Workshop. After a number of members said they would like to learn to make similar boxes, Nye put together a slide show that will show us how it is done.

We expect to have From Our Workshop at this meeting.

October Meeting: Jason Clark, Saturn Bowl

Monday, 7:00pm, October 19

Jason Clark will be showing us how he makes his Saturn bowl. This bowl, like the planet, has rotating rings. Clark is the president of the Windy City Woodturners. He has demonstrated for Turn on Chicago, the American Association of Woodturners, and SOFA Chicago among others. Those who subscribe to the American Woodturner Magazine may have seen his work featured on the back cover of the April 2020 issue.

You can find out more about him and see more of his work on Clark's website.

Saturn Bowl

We do not expect to have From Our Workshop at this meeting.

Saturn Bowl and Basket Weave Bowl

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