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Forum topic by Heath posted 12-06-2012 07:24 PM 998 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Heath

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12-06-2012 07:24 PM

I’m looking to contact other woodworkers, amateur or professional, in the Central Louisiana area (Alexandria, Natchitoches, Leesville, etc.) interested in a woodworkers guild or club. As far as I know there’s not such a club or guild around here and I think we should have one. (I think there’s a turning club in Lafayette or Lake Charles.)

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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 12-06-2012 10:34 PM

There is a turning club in Lafayette (Acadiana Woodturners (http://acadianawoodturners.com)). I am not aware of a general woodworkers club in south or central Louisiana though.

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eddie

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#2 posted 12-06-2012 10:35 PM

hay heath here in Monroe ,not anything here either if you something going count me in

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BentheViking

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#3 posted 12-06-2012 10:41 PM

I couldn’t believe that with all the little shops there was in New Orleans I never found anything it the 4 years I was there that was more organized. Mostly everything was based off of word of mouth and personal connections.

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#4 posted 07-14-2014 11:08 PM

My brand-new-to-me lathe is in Lecompte; I would very much like to get in touch with some experienced turners in the area!

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dirtycurty

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#5 posted 07-15-2014 03:52 AM

There is a wood working club in Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge woodworkers. They hold monthly meetings on the first Saturday of every month at a members house anywhere from south Baton Rouge to as far north as Clinton. We have a few bowl turners but most all of the members are furniture builders. You can check out their web site at www.brwoodworkers.com

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