Meeting Schedule:

7:00 PM - Second Tuesday of every month.

Directions

The meetings are held at Holy Family Parish Center -  White building on corner of East County Line Road and Ridge Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701

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From the North:

Garden State Parkway South to exit 91 toward Lakewood/Brick Twp, take right at ramp towards Lane Mill Road. Turn right on Lanes Mill Road follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the right.

From the South:

Garden State Parkway North to exit 90. Merge onto CR 549/Chambers Bridge Road toward Brick Twp/Lakewood. Make U-Turn onto CR-549. Turn Left onto Lanes Mill Road follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the right.

From the West:

Route 195 East to exit 21 toward Jackson Twp. Turn Left at East Commodore Ave (Rt 526). Turn Left on Jackson Mills Rd. Turn Right on North County Line Road, follow to intersection of East County Line Rd & Ridge Ave. Building on the corner on the left.

Here is our location.

Happenings

Pen Turning for Veterans, Active Military, Police Officers, Firefighters and Youth

Atlantic Shore Woodturners and Arizona Silhouette are once again sponsoring pen turning for Verterans, Active Military, Police Officers, Fire Fighters and Youth at the Somerset Woodworking Show, to be held at the Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Drive, Somerset, New Jersey, from Friday, February 17th, through Sunday, February 19th.

Allow us to share our passion for woodturning as we teach you how to turn a wooden pen. The event is open to all skill levels. There is no charge for this event and once you have finished, the pen is yours to keep and enjoy. To participate, look for the Atlantic Shore Woodturners booth at the Show.

Veterans, Active Military, Police Officers and Firefighters are invited to participate on Friday, February 17th, from 12:00 PM until 6:00 PM. 

Youth are invited to participate on Saturday, February 18th, from 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM and on Sunday, February 19th, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM.

The pen kits were provided by Arizona Silhouette.

Jackson Library Display

Various ASWT members have their works on display at the Jackson Library. If you are in the neighbor-hood, it is certainly worth a visit. 

 

 

 

  

 

    

   

 

Rumson-Fair Haven High School

   

Thanks to Bruce Perlmutter, Sal Straniero and Pete Laudati for speaking and teaching woodturning at the Rumson-Fair Haven H.S. They were non stop form 8:30 AM to 2:45PM. No break for lunch, just turning non-stop and teaching the students how to turn.

 

Bruce spent most of his time teaching bowl turning and let the students use bowl gouges and scrapers to complete their own bowls. Pete demonstrated how to turn tops and pens. Several students turned tops using chatter tools and sharpies to color them.  Sal turned a couple of ring holders and gave them to the students, check out the attached picture of the girl with hers. She actually skipped her next class to stay with Sal until he finished it.

 

They were just so excited to walk away with something. The term I heard them use often was that "This is dope!", which in English means it's great.The teachers there are great, Very knowledgeable and supportive.They asked if we can come back next year. Looks like Bruce started something good for the club.

 

A special thanks to Bruce for arranging this demo. This is exactly what our club is about. Working with the youth and introducing them to woodturning. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Somerset Wood Worker's show  

 

This year at the Somerset Woodworking Show, held the weekend of February 20-22, the clup sponsored pen turning for children attending the show. Jeff, Bil, Norman, Sal, Bev and others worked so patiently with the kids and young adults. It will hopefully lead to future members of ASWT. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday
Jun142016

JUNE MEETING - SURPRISE

This month we will have a surprise guest giving us a demo on some type of turning. I can't say any more or I might give it away!

 

Tuesday
Apr122016

APRIL MEETING - CORING

The April meeting will feature a coring demonstration by Bruce Perlmutter. Following the demonstration, members are encouraged to bring turnings for show and tell.

Tuesday
Mar082016

MARCH MEETING - SONNY JONES ON SEGMENTING

This month we will feature Sonny Jones. His demonstration will be on closed segmented turnings. He will show how to cut segments and the jigs he uses for cutting segments accurately. How to join the segments together successfully into rings, and how to join those rings into a segmented vessel or bowl that may be turned on the lathe. He will be showing a number of shop-made jigs that he uses in this process.  

 The demo also features a small section on using waste wood to create platters.  And, if time permits, he will expand the demo and show how to use these steps to create staved vessels which will necessitate the use of even more shop-made jigs.

Tuesday
Feb092016

FEBRUARY MEETING - PEPPER MILL TURNING

This month we will feature our very own Sal Straniero. He will be demonstrating how to sharpen fostner bits and how to turn a pepper mill.

Tuesday
Jan122016

JANUARY MEETING - OPEN TURNING

This month we will have an open turning night. There will be a few lathes set up with an instructor at each lathe. They will be working with the members teaching how to do spindle turning, bowl turning and pen finishing. We will also have a station set up for sharpening.