Project Showcase

  • Trash Containers for HOA
    by Eckhard Fadtke

    The trash containers needed replacement in the common areas of Anthem, so who better to make new ones than Woodchips. Volunteer Project Leader, Eckhard Fadtke and helpers, Bruce Litchfield, Gene Riggio, Tony Zeppieri and others have worked to design and assemble a better unit. Made of cherry...

  • Intarsia Cat
    by Don Reed

    Made of western red cedar and aspen, this cat is looking purrrrfect!

  • Turntable for Belt Buckles
    by Glenn Panning

    Mr. Panning is known by most as the Scroll Saw Guy. He has a friend (you may not guess it by his scowl in this picture) who collects western style belt buckles and needed something to display them on. Hence Glenn made this turntable device that holds LOTS! Made of pine and finished in satin...

  • Natural Edge Bowl
    by Bruce Litchfield

    The latest Litchfield project is a 8 1/2" x 3", natural edge bowl. Made from a northern Nevada Cottonwood tree. It is finished with a lacquer finish.

  • Fireplace Mantel of Cherry
    by Bill Van Ooyen

    Cherry wood and paprika stained mantel made as a club project for a SCA resident.

  • Arrow Bowl
    by Scott Sturman

    Here's a new twist on segmented bowl turning.

  • Fancy Box for a Gift
    by Don Reed

    This is a box made for a special present. Yes it is made of wood.

  • Art Deco Blanket Chest
    by Jerry Bailey

    This chest was built from five photos in an auction listing on-line. It would be less work to buy it at auction, but I am sure this one is more beautiful and certainly holds a sense of accomplishment. The top was made in two pieces, from solid Cherry glued up and cut at 45 degree angle and...

  • TV Cabinet
    by Bill Van Ooyen

    Another happy Anthem homeowner loves the Woodchips. Filling the niche for the TV with a custom made cabinet featuring raised panel doors made from poplar and painted black. This project was lead by Bill Van Ooyen with the help of Dan Wenker.

  • Exhibition in Henderson Library
    by Eckhard Fadtke

    Woodchips member Eckhard Fadtke was invited to display some of his lathe art at the library.

Welcome to Woodchips Woodworking Club

Some of the professional grade tools available for your use. Woodchips Club stresses safe operation of these tools through required training classes and supervised operations during open shop hours.

Safety while enjoying your hobby is everyone's goal.

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 8:00am
Instructor: Richard Hollis
Enrollment status: 7 of 20

The Wood Purchasing Class

Learn how to purchase and select wood. Participants will also enjoy an informative guided tour of the Peterman Lumber facility by Peterman Manager, Ed Garcia.

This seminar will be held at Peterman Lumber, not in the Woodchips Shop. Please consider travel time.

Facilitators: Rich Hollis and Peterman Lumber Manager, Ed Garcia

Location: PETERMAN LUMBER – 4444 W. Russell Rd. Las Vegas, Nv.

Class size: 30 students maximum

Prerequisites: Members attending must have completed Shop Orientation.

Members can register for Hammertime Classes by logging onto, scawoodchips.org and going to the Calendar. Sign up by clicking on the date that the class will be held. Registration will be enabled approximately two weeks prior to each classes scheduled class date.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 8:00am
Instructor: Joyce Barr
Enrollment status: Full

The End Grain Cutting Board Class

This class will be held on three consecutive days. You only need to Enroll for the first day of the Class. Facilitator: Rich Hollis Class size: 3 Prerequisites: Members attending must have completed, Shop Orientation, Clusters #4 (10” Jointer and 20” Planer), #5 (Sanders), #6 (Saws - Table saw and Compound Mitre Saw), and #8 (Router).

Materials needed: Maple - 1 - ¾ x 30" Walnut - 1 - ¾ x 30" Cherry - 1 - ¾ x 30"

Members can register for Hammertime Classes by logging onto, scawoodchips.org and going to the Calendar. Sign up by clicking on the date that the class will be held.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 6:00pm
Enrollment status:

Woodchips Club SUMMER BASH

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – June 24th!

Social Evening Meeting

Open to Members, Guests & Other Interested Residents

WHERE:  Independence Center Courtyard

WHEN:  Wednesday, June 24th @ 6:00 p.m.

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meet & Greet

7:00 – 7:30 Meeting & Door Prizes

7:30 – 8:30 Social

Woodchips will provide Decaf Coffee & bottled water

·  Bring a dish to share

 ·  Bring your favorite beverage