FVWG General Meeting May 2017

May 11, 2017
6:30 pmto9:00 pm

May 11th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Happen“ with Ted Lightfoot and Neva Hilliard and Members Gallery viewing. And get advice in the “Problem Corner”


7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members

7:10 FVWG AGM. Nominations and Elections for guild executive positions (President, Vice President, Treasurer and a member at large) and other volunteer positions. The guild needs you! Please consider getting involved in an organizing area you are interested in. Speak to any of the current executive for more details. Some position have incumbents interested in continuing on, but some positions are open each year.

7:20 Four Wood Coring Systems: McNaughton (Lance Rossington), Woodcut (Gary Burns), a Custom Built sytem (John Winter) and Oneway (John Spitters)

8:45 Juice, Tea and Snacks at the break. And buy wood raffle tickets. Goodies supplied this month by Scott Constable, Gary Cormier, Wayne Cunningham, Allan Cusworth, Graham Dean and Colin Delory.

Don Best will have some DVD’s for rental from the club Library.

And the ”Problem Corner” Advice from the veterans. Bring something you are working on or something you want comment on form & design. Bring in problem pieces, unknown species, wood pieces that you don’t know what to do with.

9:10 Presidents Challenge is More than one axis!

9:20 Members Gallery: Commentary. Bring completed work you want to show, tell how, take questions, and discuss.

9:30 Wood or Tool Raffle donations: Bring wood blanks or a roughed out bowl blank. Bring something you would use yourself. This month Ross Paterson, Beverley Pears, Bill Peetoom, George Peters, Roger Pitts and Annie Prefontaine will each be bringing some good wood or other turning items (eg Sandpaper, Finish, Tools)!

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