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*ONLINE* General Meeting : January 2022

This month's General Members meeting will be held on Zoom. Unlike our in-person meetings, this one will be open to members only until we get the hang of running things online.

January’s presenter is Bob Rummer, presenting The Wood We Use - Tropical Hardwoods, Domestically Sourced Lumber, and Boards with Special Meaning.

Bob is a custom woodworker living in Berthoud, Colorado. He works with clients to design and build one-of-a-kind objects drawing on skills such as woodturning, casework, marquetry, carving, pyrography, and stained glass. 

he also spent 30 years as a Forest Engineer with the US Forest Service. He worked on sustainability and timber harvesting projects around the world and has a deep appreciation for forests, trees, and the things that are made from them. After leaving the Forest Service in 2012, Bob started offering custom woodworking services and woodshop classes. He also writes a regular column, “Stories from Grandpa’s Workshop”, for Highland Woodworking’s Woodnews Online.

Zoom Information:
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Tonight's presentation: (to be announced)

  • 6:45pm - Doors open. Click on the Zoom link in your email, join the meeting, and get some “how to Zoom” tips before the meeting if Zoom is new to you.
  • 7:00pm - Welcome! and hopefully jokes
  • 7:05pm - Introduction of Tonight's Guest Presenter
  • 7:10pm - Presentation
  • 7:45pm - Question and Answer with presenter 
  • 8:05pm - 5 MINUTE BREAK
  • 8:10pm - Show and Tell
  • 8:30pm - Meeting Adjourn

Hope to see you there!

The Des Moines Woodworkers Board has decided to cancel all in-person large-group activities until further notice, including the monthly Member Meetings, due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Event Details:

Event Date January 11, 2022, 7:00 pm
Event End Date January 11, 2022, 9:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location Online Meeting
Categories Club Activities

Venue Information - Online Meeting

This event will be virtual online. See the meeting details for information about how to join.