The club will participate in the Rock Island Gallery Hop on Friday night May 6th.   We will open the building up for visitors at 6:00 to show off our facility, give demos, and offer turned items for sale.

Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Apr 2016 gallery photos are now online

Suggested memory box dimensions (just one way to build it)

Our next meeting is Tuesday May 17, 2016

Our meetings are held at the Desoto Building at 2324 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Illinois (map) on the third Tuesday of the month.

On the fourth Tuesday of the month the Pen Turning and Small Projects Group meets at the Desoto Building.


critique (more)                    demo (more)

The agenda at each meeting usually includes

Executive council at 4:30
Mentoring Session from 5:30 - 6:15
Business Meeting begins at 6:30
Critique of turnings brought in by club members
Raffle of wood and items donated by members
Shop Tips
Demo or panel discussion of turning techniques and tools

Events in the Area top of page

QCWT monthly meetings in 2016

37th Annual Maple City Fine Arts Exhibit  May 1 – May 27,  contact: for more information.

Turn on Chicago 2016 July 22-24

  Share your skills and knowledge 

Share your skills and knowledge with our club. Contact Thomas Boerjan ( to talk about a future demo or mentoring or if your club or organization is looking for a group to promote or demo woodturning.


 Spring 2016

Gallery Photostop of page

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Interesting Linksgo to top

QCWoodturners on Facebook
AAW Safety Guidebook


About Usgo to top

The Quad Cities Wood Turners Club is is a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners and is composed of wood turners from the eastern Iowa and northwestern Illinois area. The chapter meets for the purpose of getting to know other turners and sharing of one another's ideas. Club Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the month at the DeSoto Building, 2324 3rd Ave, Rock Island, Illinois. Visitors are welcome to attend a meeting and check out the facility.