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 2015 are $10 for electronic delivery or $15 for postal delivery.

 

2015 Membership Form

 May Newsletter

 

Ames Woodworkers Club

“Just Plane Fun”

The May 19th meeting of the Ames Woodworkers Club be at the Fire Service Institute at ISU and will be Roger Nass and Rob Wallace presenting an introduction to wood turning.  The meeting will begin with gathering at 6:30 and the meeting at 7:00.

 

The AAWT turning subgroup will meet at Roger Nass’ shop in rural Boone county on Sunday May 24 from 1 to 4pm.  The program will be chain and band sawing rough blanks for turning.  Contact Rob Wallace at rwallace@iastate.edu for details.

 

The AWC cabinet and furniture making subgroup meeting will be held in Tuesday May 26 at 6:30 at the shop of Cy Hornberg’s shop at 326 Hornberg Dr. in Ogden, Iowa.  The topic will be construction of a bathroom vanity cabinet.  Contact Will Zitterich at wzitterich@mchsi.com for information.

 

2015 Officers

 

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

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

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

Past President:  Tom Oxley, 4015 Phoenix St. Ames, IA 50014, 515 231-1528 email: tomoxley@live.com.

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

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