No meeting in July we got our wires crossed with Rockler and they have a software upgrade planned for the day that we were going to meet.

In August we will not have our regular Wednesday night meeting but instead will be Hosting Nick Cook, from Marietta Georga.  He is going to be in town doing a class at the Center for Furniture carfta man ship, so we asked him if he would like to do a demo for us and he agreed.

Nick Cook

9AM thru 4PM Saturday August 9th at Rockler 200 Gorham Rd South Portland Me

Free for Members of the Southern Maine Woodturners Guest $20.00 Payable on Saturday morning of the Demo

Lunch will be purchased from the Subway Sandwich Shop Cost $7.00

The Subway Lunch Box will consist of a 6” Subway Sandwich, Bag of chips, Cookie and soft drink

 Please RSVP not later than Sunday August 3th

Be sure to tell me if you are going to want a Lunch Box so that I can order them on Monday August 4th


  • Please note that the Library has been updated and can be found on it’s own tab. Barbara Simon our Librarian will be bringing the library to each meeting
  • You should have already received a newsletter from the club.  I will try to do the meeting announcements using the news letter format each month
  • There is an urgent need for Eagle Cane inserts due in part to the publicity on WCSH6 the specs can be found at

September 3rd meeting will be back on our regular schedule.

We will be featuring four of our own turners to discus and demonstrate “Sharpening of Turning Tools”

So join Kevin Hart, Woody Leland, Bill Housley and me as we talk about several different sharpening  techniques and machines.

6:30 - 8:30 at the Rockler Store

Come a little early to socialize and purchase Raffle Tickets