live in the Northern Sacramento Valley; the meetings are held in Durham, a small town a few miles south of Chico. Members come from Marysville/Yuba City to the south, Mount Shasta to the north, and Lake Almanor. All members are wood working enthusiasts who have an emphasis on creating spindles, bowls, candlesticks, containers, and other useful objects on a wood lathe.
Anyone can be a member of the North Valley Turners. The skills ranges from absolute beginners through accomplished amateurs. A few members are professional or semi-professional turners. Please drop the club an email at NorthValleyWoodTurners to get on the mailing list for our monthly newsletter, or join us in Durham (view map) for a monthly meeting on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Meetings in 2017 will take place on January 19th, February 16th, March 16th, April 20th, May 18st, June 15th, July Picnic, August 17th, September 21th, October 19th, November 16th, and the December Holiday Celebration
Next meeting Thursday January 19th in Durham at 7:00 PM
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have recently completed a revamping of our website and hope that you will find
it easy to use.We have modified and
simplified our format.We have discarded
some things that you may have found in our old format and added others that
are, hopefully, more useful.Additionally, we have expanded our monitoring of the website so that
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North Valley Woodturners organization is located in the heart of the
Californianorth valley and primarily
serves Butte County (including the cities of Chico, Paradise, Oroville and
Durham) and portions of Glenn, Sutter, Tehema, and Yuba Counties.Our club meets regularly January through June
and August through Novemberon the third
Thursday of the month at Westgate Hardwoods located at 9296 Midway in Durham,
CA 95938.In June we hold our Club
picnic and In December we have a holiday celebration.The dates, times and locations of these two events
turners in our club turn all types of projects including bowls, pens and
projects, ornaments, sculptural pieces, utilitarian items and segmented
work.You will find past issues of our
newsletter on this site containing photos of members work.
look forward to hearing from you, and, hopefully, meeting you at one of our