Club Elections at the December meeting 

We need you to be there!

                                                     Who is this masked personTurning on a Powermatic Lathe

November 18  meeting  will be held at Advantage Lumber 

Russ Fellows will do multi axis turning demo . 

 Start time is 6:30 pm.

Thank you to Advantage lumber for their generosity in the use the facility and refreshments. 

Next Tuesday November 10 Turning Tuesday At Franck's Shop.

1051 Racimo Drive, Sarasota. Starts at 6:30 pm.

Check out the wood supply. lots of N.I. Pine, Winged Elm and more.

Different sizes available.

Cindy Drozda is coming December 12 and 13 to do a demo for the Sarasota


Cindy is one of the finest wood turners in the United States of America.

In others words she is pretty darn good.

All are welcome

Contact Tom Falcone at 941-932-7258 or email    

 Joe Channey at 941-815-0575 or email for more info   

Welcome to the Sarasota Woodturners Club 

Same old place as before, Franck's Shop 1051 Racimo Drive, Sarasota


Remember free parking, never a charge to park at Franck and Jan's Place.
The Sarasota Wood turners has a new club secretary, Ron Murphy.



Frank has a collection of rough turned bowls 
for sale. The hard part is done. Easy part is left 
a little clean and some sanding. As I said easy.
Different wood from PA and NC. See Franck.

                                                 All are welcome. See what we are up to and why we are always wear a smile



Don't forget Franck still has prepared wood blanks and much needed tools.

There a Craftsman 12 inch band saw for sale at Franck.

I shamelessly promote Franck for all he has done for the Sarasota woodturners and all that he does to help members 

and anyone who ask for help.


There is available at Franck's Lumber Yard
  some really nice and REALLY BIG

 Norfolk Island Pine.

Check in with Franck for sizes and prices.

                            Help, I need a bigger Lathe,                                                      

If you have a problem, or a question stop in we have solutions and answers.

Stop in on Tuesday night.

Need help with sharpening your tools stop in and get some good help.

We  have really smart members in our club and they are great and are willing to 

help you.

 Don't forget Franck has some nice wood for sale.

If you need a tool check with him.

                                                  This is a nice hat done by Franck Johannsen
                                                 from Norfork Island Pine. It is a feather in his cap!
                                                 I need one in 7 5/8, Franck. Well Done!

Looks Great! We had fun setting it up.

Tom sent me a picture of his new lathe. All I can say is WOW!

I think he used the new bowl saver for 6 foot bowls.


                                                                        Only one in the world that is diesel powered.

                                    Russ Fellows is a very accomplished artist in this field

Franck and Don Woeste turning a Cowboy hat.                     



We are a member of the  Ane
rican Association of Woodturners.
                                                                                 Renewal is still only $35. Mail to 

Joe Channey

1170 Larchmont Drive

Englewood, FL 34223
     Don't forget to Check with Franck for tools and supplies for your turning needs.         


We are dedicated to promoting the art of woodturning through educational demonstrations and hands-on training. 

We meet to share our techniques, methods and skills. We provide assistance with tool and equipment recommendations. 

Please check our calendar to see times and places for events and meetings.  Hope to see you soon.