FVWG General Meeting – March 2018

March 8, 2018
6:30 pmto10:00 pm

March 8th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

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

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

7:10 Demo: GVWG’s Dan Breck brings the History of Rolling Pins to life including the why and how of turning one.

How to turn a baguette or French rolling pin, American style rolling pin, or pasta rolling pin. This video is presented on YouTube by WoodworkersJournal.

8:45 Juice, Tea and Snacks at the break. And buy wood raffle tickets. Goodies supplied this month by Al Timms, Neil Van Vliet, Gerry Vickers, Albert Waardenburg, Bryan Whitta and Barry Wilkinson.

John Gresham 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 this month is a Lidded Turning.

Sam takes you through the steps of making a lidded box on the wood lathe. This process shows also how to “jam-fit” the lid and base of the box. This video is presented on YouTube by the WYOMINGWOODTURNER

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 Bill Girvan, John Gresham, Michael Hamilton-Clark, Gloria Herberts, Lee Herberts and Jennifer Hewett will each be bringing some good wood or other turning items (eg Sandpaper, Finish, Tools)!

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