The Ames Woodworkers Club, based in Ames, Iowa meets at various places in Ames and in other locations in Central Iowa to share information and tips about various woodworking related topics. 

Membership in the Ames Woodworking Club is open to anyone interested in woodworking, arts and crafts involving wood, and related activities.  In addition  to attending meetings and receiving the monthly newsletter, dues paying members are also entitled to discounts at various area businesses.   Members of the AWC who have paid their annual dues receive a membership card which can be presented to participating woodworking businesses when purchasing tools and supplies to receive a club discount on the items. 

 

Unless otherwise announced, meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month.

 Annual dues for 2016 are $10 for electronic delivery or $15 for postal delivery.

 

2016 Membership Form

 September Newsletter

 

Ames Woodworkers Club

“Just Plane Fun”

The September meeting of the Ames Woodworkers Club will be Tuesday September 20 at 7:00 at the Fire Service Institute on the ISU campus. The program will be “building a walnut table” by Sharon White. Gathering will begin at 6:30 p.m.

 

The AAWT turning subgroup will meet September 18th from 1-4 p.m. at the shop of Roger Nass.  The topic will be turning wooden hats.   Contact Rob Wallace at rwallace@iastate.edu for details.

 

The AWC cabinet and furniture making subgroup meeting will be September 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the shop of Will Zitterich in north Ames.  The meeting topic will be lathe work in furniture building and care and selection of lathe tools.  Contact Will Zitterich at wzitterich@mchsi.com for information.

 

2016 Officers

 

President: Clay Gurganus, 2620 Somerset Dr., Ames, IA 50010, Phone: 515-292-7788, e-mail: blindguywoodworking@gmail.com

Vice-President: Alan Johnson, 3912 Squaw Road, Ames, IA 50014, Phone 233-4831, email: ajwindj@aol.com

Secretary-Treasurer:  Rob Wallace, 2841 Torrey Pines Rd., Ames, IA 50014  Phone: 292-5785  email: rwallace@iastate.edu

Past President:  Jim Merideth, 1231 Idaho Court, Ames, 50014  Phone 515 292-8257, email:  James.Merideth@gmail.com

Board of Advisors: Roger Nass, Jim Gunning, Jim Merideth, Julian Birch, Alan Johnson, Carl Link, Bob Weldon, Will Zitterich, John Anderson, Tom Jackson and Rob Wallace

Web Site Administrator:  Jim Gunning, 4623 Dover Dr., Ames, IA 50014 Phone: 292-8412 email: bearfan63@mchsi.com