Turning Segmented Bowls Fall 2014
Jonathan Leavy (third from right), an accomplished bowl turner, presented a workshop on turning segmented bowls. Several members made their first segmented bowl.
In 2010/2011 the guild decided to undertake a project to build an exemplary piece of furniture which would serve as a showpiece for the guild's mission. After displaying the piece at various suitable venues the writing desk and chair was sold with the proceeds going to a scholarship fund.
As a community service project for the Clinton Early Childhood Resource Center a group led by Jack Murphy built 20 boxed sets of building blocks. The project was completed in a single day at Jack's shop and delivered to a classroom of smiling kids.
The Guild has designed, fabricated, and delivered a credenza for the conference room at the Molly Bish Institute at Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner. It was dedicated to the memory of former president Steve Olesin who died tragically in an automobile accident.