Category Archives: Field Trips and Symposia

AAW Symposium – Portland – June 14th to 17th, 2018

 

Portland, Oregon
Thursday, June 14, through Sunday, June 17, 2018
Symposium Facility:
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
Host Hotel:
Doubletree by Hilton Portland (not yet taking reservations), 1000 NE Multnomah Street,Portland, OR 97232
2018 Call for Symposium Demonstrators
The AAW’s 32nd International Woodturning Symposium will be held in Portland, Oregon, June 14-17, 2018. To be […]

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2016 Open Shops #3: Saturday at Barry Wilkinson and Bob Askew

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/open-shops.pdf"]

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FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #3 – June 4th

[ June 4, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #3 – June 4th
Six members have advised their willingness to host Open Shops this year. The third and last two are hosted by Bob Askew and Barry Wilkinson. Please do let them know you are coming via email or phone. Download a full Schedule here.

Bob Askew             Saturday, June […]

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FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #2 – May 7th

[ May 7, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #2
Six members have advised their willingness to host Open Shops this year. The second two are hosted by Gloria Herberts and John Halstad. Please do let them know you are coming via email or phone. Download a full Schedule here.

Gloria Herberts   Saturday, May 7th              10:00am to 1:00pm
5731 […]

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FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #1 – April 16th

[ April 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #1 – April 16th
Six members have advised their willingness to host Open Shops this year. The first two are hosted by Ron Krebda and Keith Ruttan Please do let them know you are coming via email or phone. Download a full Schedule here.

Ron Kredba          Saturday, 16 April    […]

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Woodturners of Olympia 2016 Symposium: Michael Hosaluk and Bob Espen

[ July 23, 2016; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Email-Flyer-PDF-2_17_16-Final.pdf"]

Woodturners of Olympia 2016 symposium will feature Michael Hosaluk and local turner Bob Espen.
The symposium demonstration day will be on Saturday, July 23, 2016 ($120.-/$100.- earlybird) and with workshops following the symposium (July 24 through 27)

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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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UKIWS – UK & Ireland Woodturning Symposium – June 18&19, 2016

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Field Trip: D-Way Tools, Shelton, WA.

[ April 23, 2016; ] Field Trip to D-Way Tools, Shelton, WA.

Saturday April 23, 2016 _________ FREE

If you’ve been thinking about buying a new gouge, or a CBN sharpening wheel… save up for this road trip to D-Way Tools!
Dave Schweitzer is the owner of D-Way Tools and a member in good standing with the American Association of Woodturners. He is also affiliated with the Olympic […]

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NWW presents Jimmy Clewes

[ March 19, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_1294" align="alignleft" width="300"] Northwest Washington Woodturners Presents:[/caption]

 

A Day with Jimmy Clewes
Northwest Washington Woodturners is pleased to announce our 7th annual All Day Demo, A DAY WITH JIMMY CLEWES on Saturday, March 19, 2016 in Anacortes, WA. We invite you to join us and share in this informative day.

Anacortes First Baptist Church 2717 “J” Avenue […]

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New Date for Field Trip To Vernon Leibrant

Open Shop: Field Trip To Vernon Leibrant’s in Everson, WA
NEW Date: Postponed until Spring 2016
 

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FVWG Open Shops Work Well

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Open Shop: John Spitters – Abbotsford

[ May 2, 2015; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Open Shop:

Saturday May 2nd – Abbotsford

OPEN HOURS 10 am – 1 pm

John Spitters 2864 Blackham Drive, Abbotsford 604-309-7316

Description: I will have an ad hoc open shop with no projects laid out or planned but I will have my hollowing system setup on the lathe should anyone wish to try it out. I have a dedicated […]

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Open Shops: Maple Ridge – Saturday April 18th

[ April 18, 2015; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Open Shops:

APRIL 18, SATURDAY – MAPLE RIDGE
Lance Rossington
Time: 10-1
Address: 27755 Sayers Cres., Maple Ridge
Telephone: To Be Provided
Description: I’ll have a couple of denim pine bowls on the go plus a look at my wood storage.

Gary Burns
Time: 10-1
Address: 27744 Arbutus Place, Maple Ridge
Telephone: 604-462-0186
Description: I can show how I go about cutting up the wood and […]

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Open Shops schedule update

A note from Gloria Herberts:
“Our Open Shops are very popular this year. More than half our guild attended Beverley and Ed’s shops and a large number of people have volunteered to open their shops. So many that we may need to extend these events into next year!
We have listened to your feedback to improve the […]

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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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Oregon Woodturning Symposium, March 6-8, 2015

[ March 6, 2015 to March 8, 2015. ]

OREGON WOODTURNING SYMPOSIUM – 3 days
March 6-8, 2015   oregonwoodturningsymposium.com

Be part of the first Oregon Woodturning Symposium! Interact with today’s top demonstrators and up and coming woodturners in a friendly, informal learning environment with over 40 demonstrations to choose from and a full schedule of Special Events, including an Instant  Gallery, Banquet Dinner, Live Auction, Silent Auction (Demo pieces, tools, […]

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FVWG Open Shops Day: Ed and Beverley

[ March 7, 2015; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] FVWG Open Shops! (A note from Gloria)

The first of our “open shops” will be held on Saturday, March 7 with a visit to Beverley’s new workshop followed by a visit to Ed’s lovely workshop!

For those who can’t attend on a Saturday, don’t panic … I will be arranging some future open shops for weekdays too. Hopefully this […]

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Sandblasting at Langley U-Blast

[ February 19, 2015; 7:00 pm; ] Sandblasting at Langley U-Blast

Thursday, February 19th, 2015, 7:00 pm to 10:00 PM
20677 Langley ByPass, Langley, BC
604 530 0866 or info@ublast.ca

$15.00 prepaid, non refundable. Refreshments by Langley U-Blast

Preparing: Turn 3 items, you will have time to sandblast 2, and a 3rd one if time permits.
The following woods are good for sandblasting: Ash, Chestnut, Elm, Fir, Hackberry, Hemlock, Hickory, Oak (red or white), Redwood, and Sassafras.
Langley U-Blast […]

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