Christmas Toy making gets lots of press. SEE
2006 2 X 4 makes the paper - GIF
We get formally recognized! See Coast Reporter Article February 12, 2005 as PDF
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Regular Minutes - 2013 - in Adobe PDF
Stop safety glass fogging when wearing a dust mask
To deflect your breath downward, away from your glasses, tape your dust mask to your face with a strip of 2" wide surgical tape. Attach 1-5/8" of the tape to the top half of the mask, leaving a 3/8" wide strip to contact your face.
Prior Events of Note
April 21/09 - Part Two of Wood Degradation and Preservation.
March 24/09 - Friedl Bruderman will present the first part of his power point presentation on wood diseases and their causes.
February 17 - Dan Philips from Richelieu Hardware will bring us up to date as what is new in hardware as well as their many other lines which include decorative hardware, hinges, drawer slides, closet solutions, lighting, edge banding and many other products
Nov 18th - a talk about making signs with a router and heat treating metal.
OCT 21 - SPEAKER: BRADLEY HUNT, A NATIVE CARVER
September 16 - Carolyn Clarke guide to Funiture Refinishing - Read it All
May 20 - Vijay Narayan from Mohawk Finishing located in Vancouver
Apr 15th - Ian Fulford demonstrated the techniques related to Pen Turning.
March 11 - Steam Bending by Roy Milton SEE
Feb 19th - Peter Cole from Dremel tools
Jan 15th - Our Annual General Meeting
October 16 - Presentation by Phil Vander Ploeg from Toys & Joys of Washington
June 19 - 2X4 challenge night
April 17 - Properties of Wood
March 20 - Dave Beauchesne on Wood Identification.
Feb 20 - Dremel Tools
December 13 - The Christmas Party
November 21 - David Bell, woodcarver.
October 17: - Owen Macht on "Great Tool Makers of England";
September 19/06 - Wood Finishing Course by Vijay Narayan
Guild members who participated in the 2nd Annual Sechelt Arts Festival (a non juried show) at the Seaside Centre for 4 days in early August:David Beauchsne, Richard Crook,Donald Ewald,Thomas Hourigan, Brian Lucas, Hugh Monroe, Steve Willgoose
June 20th - Judging of the 2 X 4 projects
May 16th - Lathe Workshop by Turners from Vancouver: "From Tree to Table"
April 21st - Paul Morris of Paul's Paintin' Place speaking on Stains and Finishes.
March 21st - "Compressors..A Primer for Hobbyists" by Rob Shute from Makita
Feb. 21/06 - presentation by Peter Cole on the DREMEL tools
Jan. 17/06 - "Fixtures and Jigs"
Nov. 15/05 - use of a router and how to make a raised panel door by Freud
October/05 - Wood 101-Structure and Function - Speaker Les Jozsa from Forintek Canada Corp
Sept. 20/05 - Tutorial on Sharpening by David Beauchesne
August 16/05 - Ken Walker Shp Open house
July 19/05 - - Brian Lucas hosted a shop open-house
June 21/05 - - Your website - presenter Bob D'Arcy
May 17/05 - - A lathe use,maintenance demo by Ross Pilgrim and Bruce Campbell
April 19/05 - Bosch Tool rep will demo their tool line
Mar. 15/05 - Dust Control - presenter Roy Mitton
Feb. 15/05 - WCB Safety- speaker Mike Duff