Category Archives: Colouring

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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FVWG Meeting January 2017

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

January 12th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

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

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

7:10 Feature: Robert Carlson will demo Lichtenberg Pyrography.

8:30 Special Meeting: The […]

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FVWG Meeting June 2016

[ June 2, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

June 2nd Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– exceptionally 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.

Year End Auction Night:  The June 2nd general meeting is also our annual auction. Items of […]

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Wanted: Table Pedestals

A note from Tony Chan of Chanmanpokertables.com :
Wanted: Pedestals
I am looking for someone to produce wood columns for pedestal tables. I would need around 2 per week depending on demand. Columns only, no feet unless you can supply claw toed feet.  Please contact me with a quote or if you have any questions.
Tony: 778-990-8669
Tonychanman@gmail.com
[Tony can […]

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Airbrush Techniques Workshop

[ November 27, 2015; 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. ]  Airbrush Techniques Workshop

Friday November 27, 2015
The workshop will take place at KMS Coquitlam workshop  9:30 to 3:00
Rick Wodjak will explain the airbrush and techniques in using one effectively.
8 PPL MAX ___________________$45.00
Lunch, Snacks, Coffee is provided. 

Beverley Pears will be emailing all the details, what to bring, etc., to each signed up participant.

Contact Beverley Pears to sign up for […]

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Al Stirt – March 28th at Island Woodturners Guild

[ March 28, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Alan Stirt Demonstration

The Island Woodturners Guild is very pleased to announce that Alan Stirt will be in Victoria on Saturday, March 28, 2015 to do an all day demonstration for the Guild. He will also be doing two, one day hands-on workshops on Sunday, March 29 and Monday, March 30.

Alan has pieces in many museums […]

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Michael Hosaluk at NWWWT March 21st

[ March 21, 2015; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  A group from the FVWG is planning to go see Michael Hosaluk. Interested in carpooling? Post a comment below.

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Auction: Binh Pho Art Work

 Auction: Binh Pho Art Works

The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild was very proud to host world class turner Binh Pho last spring. While here, he made these two 8″X10″ pieces of his wonderful work, generously signed them, and stamped them with his seal.
He has given permission for the FVWG to auction these pieces. The Auction will be open […]

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FVWG March Meeting 2014

[ March 13, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] March 13th 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.

7:10 Feature: Molly Winton on “Surface Enhancements” – including why you would want to enhance your work, what you need to know prior to beginning, and […]

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Points of Interest: Finishing

Points of Interest is an ongoing series of web discoveries by Guild members.
Beverley Pears  found this link: http://www.hardwoodlumberandmore.com/Articles.aspx
“Everything you want to know about wood and finishes is here.” says Bev. “I already own Bob Flexner‘s book so now I have no excuse.”
And now neither do we.
Thanks, Bev!
Check out this Flexner link, too! [DB]

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FVWG Presents: A Hands-On Class with Artisan Molly Winton at Bow River Woods

[ March 14, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Friday March 14th, at Bow River Woods, the FVWG hosts a day long, hands-on class with international artisan Molly Winton. Class size is limited to 8.

“Since childhood I have always had an interest in Native American cultures, lore, and artwork. I have also been fascinated by prehistoric cave drawings and petroglyphs. These interests have served to be an inspiration […]

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FVWG Presents: International Artisan Molly Winton Demo at Bow River Woods

[ March 15, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Saturday March 15th, at Bow River Woods, the FVWG hosts a day long demonstration with international artisan Molly Winton.

“Since childhood I have always had an interest in Native American cultures, lore, and artwork. I have also been fascinated by prehistoric cave drawings and petroglyphs. These interests have served to be an inspiration for my artistic interpretations.” […]

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Binh Pho Demonstration at Bow River Woods April 13th, 2013

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FVWG welcomes Binh Pho in April

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FVWG April Meeting 2013

[ April 11, 2013; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] April 11th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

(Note: This months guild meeting is open to all FVWG members in good standing. New and lapsed members are welcome to join at the meeting. Membership for the balance of the season is half price: $20.-)

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Fly“, and Members […]

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Binh Pho: Hands On Class at Bow River

[ April 12, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Friday April 12th, the FVWG hosts a hands on workshop/day with world class tuner and demonstrator Binh Pho.
Originally from Vietnam, Binh Pho resides in Maple Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

“My work primarily reflects the Far East culture and my Journey to the West. I love to bring the beauty of nature and hand-creation techniques […]

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Binh Pho: Demonstration day at Bow River

[ April 13, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]

The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild
Presents Binh Pho
Saturday April 13th, the FVWG hosts a demonstration day with world class tuner and demonstrator Binh Pho.

Originally from Vietnam, Binh Pho resides in Maple Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

“My work primarily reflects the Far East culture and my Journey to the West. I love to bring the beauty of nature […]

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Binh Pho: Hands On Class at Canadian Woodworkers

[ April 14, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Sunday April 14th, the FVWG hosts a hands on workshop/day with world class tuner and demonstrator Binh Pho.
Originally from Vietnam, Binh Pho resides in Maple Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago.

“My work primarily reflects the Far East culture and my Journey to the West. I love to bring the beauty of nature and hand-creation techniques […]

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Eric Lofstrom Class and Workshop

[ May 11, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Bow River and the FVWG are pleased to present

Eric Lofstrom
Class and Workshop: Triple Axis and Translucent Bowls
Friday May 11th, 2011 from 10 am to 4 pm
Class Fee $125.00 – max 6 people
Lunch provided.
Click here for Directions
 There is nothing more powerful than being inspired by an idea and having the confidence to create that one-of-a-kind piece on the […]

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FVWG May Meeting 2012

[ May 10, 2012; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] May 10th 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 Annual General Meeting: Welcoming members, meeting news, and announcements

1. Presentations of Awards:

John Beese Award for Master Craftsman and long standing member,
Henry Goosen Award for Guild Contribution and
President’s Challenge Award

2. Election […]

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