Meetings are held monthly on the fourth Monday with a social at 6:00 p.m. and the meeting following at 6:30 p.m., with most ending around 8:00 p.m. Meetings are held at the Hendersonville Operations Center, 305 Williams St. Most meetings include a Show & Tell segment with members sharing their work and guest speakers covering a wide variety of woodworking topics. Additionally, the club periodically schedules field trips, visiting operations of interest to its members. Past field trips have included saw mills, chair makers and woodcraft suppliers.

The public is welcome to attend our monthly meetings or to stop by our shop. New members of any skill level are always welcome.

Recent Events

At our June monthly meeting, Ed Votruba presented a detailed description of the construction techniques used to building a full size Jewelry Armoire. This is an amazing piece of furniture. Most woodworkers can make this from the plans Ed used.

On Wednesday June 27, Apple Country Woodcrafters visited the Saluda Train Depot for a lecture on the steepest grade in the United States. All enjoyed the refurbished station along with a large collection of the areas steam and diesal memorabilia.

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Power Turning Workshop
with Bill Russell & Dan Fischer
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Photographer: Rick Owen

Richard Tyler held a hands on teaching session band saw use Tuesday morning. The issues covered were the choice of blades and wood thickness for optimum cutting. Also, installing the blade correctly, the tension, centering and aligning the blocks. The group cut some simple shapes with both 3/16th and 1/4 inch blades to see the difference on two different thickness of wood.

Richard Tyler Workshop
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Bill Russell and Dan Fischer conducted a workshop on Power Turning that was held on 7/12/18-7/13/18-7/19/18 7/20/18 at the Apple Country Woodcrafters workshop,

Photographer: Rick Hazzard