Category Archives: Bowl Turning

FVWG General Meeting October 2017

[ October 12, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

October 12th 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. Renew your annual membership!

Sign-up for Trent Bosch workshop on Oct 26th and the demo […]

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Turning a Beautiful 3″x9″ Bowl – a class for beginners

[ July 22, 2017; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. ] Turning a beautiful 3″x9″ bowl – a class for beginners.

Saturday July 22, 8:30 am to 4 pm
Tools and wood supplied.
Bring a lunch
Instructor: Murray Sluys

Where: Bow River Woods, 46495 Ballam Rd Chilliwack BC
Pre-payment required $130 at Wood To Works Store by Phone 604-795-3462

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FVWG General Meeting June 2017

[ June 1, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] June 1st Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – unusually on the first 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 A Hands-On night: Turning platters lead by Murray Sluys and the lathe captains. Check out this […]

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Videos: Bowl Coring Systems In Action

At the May FVWG monthly meeting we saw a number of wood coring systems.
Here are a few videos with more on how to use them. And one of them is by John Spitters!
Woodcut Bowl Saver

McNaughton Center Saver System

 
Making Platter Blanks with McNaughton System

 
Oneway Easy Core System

 
And here is the video from our very own John […]

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FVWG General Meeting May 2017

[ May 11, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:00 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 […]

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CANCELLED – FVWG Meeting February 2017

[ February 9, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – SCHOOL CLOSED

February 9th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

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

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members.
7:10 Feature: Art Liestman will present Teapots – […]

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Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl by Allan Cusworth

An Article by Allan Cusworth
Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement magazine have published an article I have written for them. [December/January issue – DB]

It’s called “Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl” and is in the December/January issue that has just been placed on newsstands. I know that some of the FVWG turners like to know when these […]

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GVWG Presents: Michael Blankenship Demo

[ September 24, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Blankenship-GVWG-Sept-2016.pdf"]

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FVWG Meeting September 2016

[ September 8, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

September 8th Guild Meeting

at Robert Bateman Secondary

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

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

7:00 Meeting News, announcements, welcoming new and returning members. Sign-up for your annual membership!

7:10 Feature: Allan Cusworth will show us back to basics bowlturning: starting with rough […]

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FVWG Meeting May 2016

[ May 12, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

May 12th 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 FVWG AGM. Nominations and Elections for all guild executive and other volunteer positions. The […]

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FVWG Presents: Dale Larson – Demo Day, April 9th, 2016

[ April 9, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dale-Larson-Demo-PDF.pdf"]

Directions:

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FVWG Presents: Dale Larson – 2 Workshop Classes 2016

[ April 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. April 8, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dale-Larson-Class-PDF.pdf"]

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Field Trip: Vernon Leibrant’s in Everson, WA – May 28th, 2016

[ May 28, 2016; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Open Shop: Field Trip To Vernon Leibrant’s in Everson, WA

NEW Date: May 28th, 2016 at 10:00 am. MAP

 

Woodturner Vernon Leibrant specializes in the creation of high quality wooden bowls and platters of all sizes, small to very large. He works with a variety of woods local to the Pacific Northwest.

Vernon Leibrant turns 300 large bowls per year […]

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For Sale: Large Custom Bowl Lathe

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FVWG Meeting March 2016

[ March 10, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

March 10th 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 Feature: Bowl Turning with FVWG member Keith Ruttan.

Download Keith’s “Prickly Burl Bowl” How To […]

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Dale Larson – Demonstration and Workshop

[ April 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. April 8, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. April 9, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG Presents: Dale Larson on April 7th, 8th & 9th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dale Larson has been turning wood for over 30 years and he is coming to the Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild for 2 workshop/class days on Thursday, April 7th and Friday, April 8th, and a demonstration day on Saturday, April 9th, 2016.

Located in Gresham, Oregon, Dale primarily turns […]

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FVWG Project Day: Bowls

[ November 20, 2015; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] Project Day #1 – TURNING A BOWL
Friday November 20, at KMS Coquitlam workshop  9:00 to 3:30
A day with 3 mentors – 6 students hands-on, only 1 spot remaining  
6 PPL MAX____________________________ cost $30
Lunch, snacks, coffee and wood provided
A list of what tools to pack and other instructions will be emailed to each signed up participant shortly.

Contact Beverley […]

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FVWG Meeting December 2015

[ December 10, 2015; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

December 10th 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 Feature: Relief + Chip Carving on a Turned Bowl with Rick den Braber, President of the […]

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A Question about Bowl Coring Systems

A Question From Scott Constable:
“[I am] posting a question to the general membership regarding Bowl Coring set ups. I am considering picking one up as my next tool purchase, and would like to get feedback as to what people like about the ones they have.
If any members would be willing to have me come out […]

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Wood Rounds for Turning

Rounds for Turning?
Hi Dave here. I chatted with Colin DeLory at Fort Langley market on Saturday.
I have 4 rounds of maple wood? Biggest diameter us 15 inches and longest being 24 inches. Quarter sized acorn-like nuts fell off in the fall.
Trade in exchange for a turned bowl? What do you think?
Contact Dave Sagert at 778-240-9558 text or phone.
PS. […]

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