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Here are links to several issues of our monthly newsletter. For each link we provide also the Challenge Project topic. You'll find them to be a good source of design ideas.

Meeting

Challenge Project

April 2017 Challenge Project: Make a scoop; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
March 2017 Challenge Project: Make a mallet; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2017 Challenge Project: Make something to be used in the Kitchen; Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2017 Challenge Project: Make something from an 8 foot 2 x 4; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
December 2016 Make a Christmas ornament; Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
November 2016 Challenge Project: Make some ring holders; Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2016 Challenge Project: Make a tool handle or a Salt Box; Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
September 2016 Challenge Project: Use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
August 2016 Challenge Project: Make a Bowl, Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
June 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
March 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2016 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
Novemberber 2015 Challenge Project: Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2015 Challenge Project: Participate in Show and Tell, Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
August 2015 Challenge Project TBD, Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2015 Make a toothpick and a 'Beads of Courage' bowl, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
June 2015 Turn, Create, Modify a turning into a "WORK OF ART", Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2015 Spin a Top(Biggest, Smallest, Most Beautiful, Longest Lasting, Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2015 Make a pepper mill, Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
February 2015 Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2015 Make the fanciest bottle stopper ever!, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
December 2014 Be prepared to talk about food safe finishes, Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
November 2014 Be prepared to talk about sandpaper, Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2014 Create a wooden spoon, Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
September 2014 Create a bowl (lidded preferred), Use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
August 2014 Create a bowl (lidded preferred), Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2014 Create a bowl (lidded preferred), Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
June 2014 Turn a platter or plate, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2014 Turn an 8" to 10" bowl, Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2014 Create a weed pot or turn a 3"-4" Ball, Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
March 2014 Create a set of 4 Napkin Rings or turn a 3"-4" Ball, Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2014 Create a Finial, Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2014 Turn a pen for the Armed Forces, Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
December 2013 Create a Holiday theme turning, Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
October 2013 Turn something with Utility!, Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2013 Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
September 2013 Use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
August 2013 Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2013 Create a Rolling Pin; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2013 A turned bird house; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2013
March 2013 Turn a Bracelet or Napkin Rings; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2013 Make a Peppermil; Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2013 Create a Cookie Jar; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
December 2012 Make a layered project; Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
November 2012 Make something to go with a glass doo-dad; Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
August 2012 Make a walking stick or cane; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2012 Make a vase or other hollowform; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
April 2012 No Challenge; Wait for May
March 2012 Turner's Choice; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2012 Create a segmented turning; Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2012 Create a Hollowform (solid or segmented); Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
December 2011 Make a candle holder; Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
November 2011 Create a Christmas Tree ornament; Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2011 Create a hollowform (any size, any shape); Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
September 2011 Turn a frisbee!; Use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
August 2011 Turn a bird house; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
July 2011 Turn an object no larger than 3"; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
June 2011 Craft a segmented object (5 piece minimum; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2011 Create a tool handle; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2011 Create a Ball; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
March 2011 Turn a Fineal; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
February 2011 Turn a Goblet; Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
January 2011 No Challenge Project
December 2010 Make a rattle; Use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
November 2010 Make a coaster; Use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
October 2010 Make a plate or platter; Use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
September 2010 Make an Egg; Use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
August 2010 Make a spiral turning; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
June 2010 Make an urn; Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2010 Make a rolling pin with depth gauges; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
April 2010 Make a segmented object; Use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
February 2010 Make a Salt/Pepper Mill/Shaker; Use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
January 2010 Turn a Spoon/Ladle; Use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
December 2009 Use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
November 2009 Make a Ball/Sphere; use a wood beginning with the letter "D"
October 2009 Make Something Threaded; use a wood beginning with the letter "N"
September 2009 Turn a Coaster; use a wood beginning with the letter "O"
August 2009 Make a Needle Case/Etui; use a wood beginning with the letter "S"
July 2009 Make a ladle; use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
June 2009 Turn a desk pen; use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
May 2009 Make a bird feeder; use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
April 2009 Make a candleholder/s; use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
March 2009 Complete the unfinished project you receivedů Or Bring an unsuccessful piece to discuss; use a wood beginning with the letter "A"
February 2009 Bring in a partially finished turning for someone else to finish...; use a wood beginning with the letter "M"
January 2009 Something to Donate to Hospice!; use a wood beginning with the letter "F"
December 2008 Turn a set of napkin rings; use a wood beginning with the letter "J"
November 2008 Make a Dibble out of a wood beginning with the letter "D"
October 2008 Turn a Rolling Pin
September 2008 Weed Pot
August 2008 Make a Bowl
July 2008 Turn a Hollow Form
June 2008 Make Some Bottle Stoppers
May 2008 Create a Coffee Scoop
April 2008 Turn a Fruit
March 2008 A Toothpick Dispenser, your design!
February 2008 Make a Turning with a Captive Ring
January 2008 A Piece from the Beginning of your Turning Experience
December 2007 A Miniature Piece ... less than 2" on a Side
November 2007 Make a Piece with Threads
October 2007 Embellish a Turning
September 2007 A Birdhouse
August 2007 Make a Piece using more than one Type of Wood
July 2007 Carve a Bowl
June 2007 Some Spindle Turning
May 2007 Hollow Form
April 2007 Rolling Pin
March 2007 A Box
February 2007 Make some Jewelry
January 2007 Turn a Platter
December 2006 Complete the Teak blank from George
November 2006 A Goblet, stem of any length!
October 2006 A Sphere
September 2006 A Turned Wooden Toy
August 2006 A Lidded Box [must be new since July mtg.]
July 2006 A Picture/Mirror Frame - turned, of course!
June 2006 A Door Stop [wedge]
May 2006 A Spoon or Ladle
April 2006 A Turning with Embellishment; carving, coloring, inlay, etc.
March 2006 A Platter
February 2006 A Turned Birdhouse
January 2006 Turned Object no Larger than 3" in Any Direction
December 2005 Napkin Rings
November 2005 A Christmas Ornament
October 2005 Turn Something that Incorporates another Material with Wood
September 2005 Turn for Use ... not for Show
August 2005 Create a Tool; Primarily from Wood
July 2005 Some Type of Off-Center turning
June 2005 Begin a Project to be Completed by Another Member
May 2005 Begin a Project to be Completed by Another Member
April 2005 Bud Vase
Febuary 2004 Anything with a Natural Edge

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