Northern Rockies Woodworking Guild

Guild members with Powermatic lathe that was purchased in 2005 and is on long term loan to the Bozeman High School
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Next Meeting: September 11th - business meeting

  • Upcoming Meetings:

  • 09.11.2018
  • 10.09.2018
  • 11.13.2018
  • 12.11.2018
  • 01.08.2019
  • 02.12.2019
  • 03.12.2019
  • 04.09.2019
  • 05.14.2019
  • Meetings start at 7:00 PM

  • Need people to sign up to give demos

What's New

  • The September meeting is a good chance for everyone to catch up after the summer break and for us to get the majority of the business issues taken care of for the year. The meeting will take care of elections of any offices that need filling as well as a chance for you to pay your dues.

  • Be sure to bring in all of your show and tells from the great projects that you completed this summer.

  • We need to get more members to step up and give a demonstration. There are many skills within our group and it really helps to share your knowledge. If you have a topic that you would like to know more about please ask and we can see if someone will step up and give a demo. We are always looking for new and better ideas for demos.

  • Dues are now due in September. The cost of the membership is $25/year. This money is used to keep the library going, help with the student group and to help defray the costs of bringing in demonstrators.

  • The secretary of the group is cleaning up the e-mail listing. If you have not been getting meeting announcements be sure to drop Dean an e-mail at

  • If you have items that you have checked out of the library and have had them for awhile please get them back for others to enjoy. The time limit is 30 days.

  • The meeting night is the second Tuesday of the month. The meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. As always guests are welcome and be sure to bring your latest work for show and tell.

  • Free turned wooden bowls. See how you can get a free artistic wooden bowl or turned item.

  • The library is a resource for guild members. The library is brought to each meeting. If you have books/DVDs/Videos that you would like to share you can donate them to the library or loan them and retain ownership.

If you have not been getting the newsletter via e-mail please contact the Guild Secretary with your current e-mail address.

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Keep an eye out for the tree crews and let the other guild member know when you see them. Thanks to Dean Center for the alert on this maple tree
Tom Robinson demonstrated turned Christmas ornaments made from the previous year's tree
Gordon McMullen demonstrated how to turn a gavel during the November 2008 meeting
David Nittmann demo January 2008
David Nittmann demo January 2008
June 2007 meeting at Ron Lerner's shop
June 2007 meeting at Ron Lerner's shop
May 2007 show and tell gallery
March 2007 gallery
John Noyes applies Chryascola powder during November 2006 meeting
Al Stirt 2006 demo
Gordon McMullen with large Elm
Elm bowl blanks
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If you are interested in joining the group, please contact one of the officers or come to a meeting. Guests with all levels of woodworking skills and interests are always welcome.