Community Projects

Pens, Turn for Troops

For general information, see the Woodcraft web site.

Martha Garcia is the point person for this project.

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Purpleheart Pens for Purple Heart Recipients

So far, in 2019, 125 pens have been presented to the local chapter of the Military Order of Purple Heart.

100 Pen kits have been donated, there are over three hundred blanks available, along with some pouches and flag pen clips.

Phillip Milks is the point person for this project.

Purple Heart certificate and photos

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Toys, Holliday Presents for Children

We make and distribute toys for needy children. We do about 1800 toys a year.
The toys are distributed through schools and social organizations. Wheels and
axle pins are provided by the club where necessary.

Toys are due on or before our December meeting.

Frank Pickett is the point person for this project.

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Beads of Courage

We are making boxes for the Beads of Courage program which has its national headquarters in Tucson.

Here are the boxes completed by our members.

This is a short video about Beads of Courage.

For general information, see the Beads of Change web site.

For Woodworker Guidelines for Beads of Courage lidded boxes.

A few points from there web site on turned bowls.
Recomended size: 6 inches, 5 inches minimum.
Lids easily removable
Finials easy for small child to grasp and not too elaborate.

Ken Tower is the point person for this project.

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