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General Meeting : May 2022


This month's general meeting will be held Tuesday May 10th, 2022 at our new venue, Franklin Jr High. If you're not ready to meet indoors, you are welcome to continue joining us on Zoom. We're working to continue to improve our Zoom meetings, thanks for your patience as we figure out how to reliably bring our meetings to you remotely!

The address is 4801 Franklin Ave in Des Moines, on the south edge of Tower Park and just east of the Franklin Library.

We will meet in Room 148 at the southwest corner of the building.

Park in the south or west lots and enter the doors labeled SOUTHWEST ENTRANCE.

Doors open at 6:45pm for social time, and the meeting will begin at 7pm. Give yourself extra time to find your way in to our new meeting place if you haven't been over yet. 

2022 Logan Wittmer thumbSharp tools make projects go smoother and safer! Our guest tonight will be Logan Wittmer of Popular Woodworking magazine. Logan will be in person with us to demonstrate sharpening setups for hand tools – Chisels, plane irons, gouges, and even some router bit and drill bit sharpening techniques.

There will be a Q&A session with Logan afterwards.

from his bio on Logan attended the University of Northern Iowa studying Graphic Communications, with the intent of one day working at a woodworking magazine. After spending a portion of his career in the print industry, Logan became an assistant editor at Woodsmith magazine before taking the reigns at Popular Woodworking. 

Logan also appeared on many segments of The Woodsmith Shop TV show.

He joined the Des Moines Woodworkers Association in 2018.

Meeting Agenda:

  • 6:45pm : Doors open
  • 7:00pm : Welcome! and hopefully jokes
  • 7:05pm : Introduction of Tonight's Guest Presenter, Logan Wittmer
  • 7:10pm : Presentation
  • 7:45pm : Question and Answer with Logan
  • 8:05pm : 5 MINUTE BREAK 
  • 8:10pm : Show and Tell
  • 8:30pm : Meeting Adjourn

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Event Properties

Event Date May 10, 2022, 7:00 pm
Event End Date May 10, 2022, 9:00 pm
Individual Price Free
Location TBD
Categories Club Activities

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