Our woodturning group is
committed to the advancement of woodturning.
Join us for our next meeting November 28th, 9:30 AM at the Gardiner Community Center.
Jimmie Allen will be the presenter and the topic
will be Turned Boxes.
Jimmie Allen is a long-time northwest resident and
currently resides in Bremerton, WA. Jimmie
discovered woodturning during his semi-retirement as a finish carpenter. He joined the OPCAAW
club in 2003 and was instantly hooked - he went on to serve 7 years as the club's Vice President of
After experimenting with various wood turning
aspects, Jimmie was drawn to the challenge that
wood boxes presented. Since then, he has concentrated his efforts on improving technique, wood
selection, design/shape and proportion. Through this journey, Jimmie also found another creative
outlet - the design and crafting of box making tools that helped him to create his signature style of
Jimmie's philosophy is that we all start at the
same place and it's important to keep it simple -
you put in the time, you'll get there". He appreciates the opportunity to encourage and motivate
people by sharing his experiences and techniques through demonstrations and sawdust sessions.
We will be having a show and tell along
with a raffle at this meeting.
wood auction is planned for this meeting.
Gardiner Community Center is located at 980
Old Gardiner Road Sequim. The GCC is located
east of downtown Sequim on RT 101. The easiest way to get there is take a left off of RT 101 as if you were going
to Diamond Pt. Rd, stay in the center lane and take a left onto Old Gardiner Rd. Go down Old Gardiner Rd &
the GCC is on the right. Park in the upper lot and use the rear entrance. Please park in the designated parking
spaces only, if all the spaces are full, please use the church parking lot next door for overflow parking.