Category Archives: Finishing

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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Points of Interest: Food Safe Finishes

Points of Interest is an ongoing series of web discoveries by Guild members and friends.
Allan Cusworth found this article on the West Bay Woodturners (San Francisco) website and thought we might all find it worthwhile.
Good one Allan! And thanks to the author.
Food Safety – West Bay Woodturners – Dec 2016
The topic of food safe finishes […]

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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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FVWG Meeting December 2014

[ December 11, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] December 11th 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: Jay Mapson will demo pen turning from start to finish.

 

 

 

 

 

8:45 Juice, Tea and […]

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FVWG meeting October 2014

[ October 9, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] October 9th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary.

– as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

NOTE: This information is correct! It is the nights program fron September.

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: Al Koehn […]

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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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Points of Interest: Turning A Peppermill

Points of Interest is an ongoing series of web discoveries by Guild members.
Derek Bird found this You Tube video by Carl Jacobson, showing how to turn a peppermill kit.
Carl Jacobson has quite a number of how-to turning videos on his You Tube channel.

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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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Woodturners of Olympia – 2013 Symposium – John Jordan and Jack Wayne

[ July 27, 2013; 7:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Creativity in Woodturning 2013
Woodturning Symposium
Presenting John Jordan and Jack Wayne
July 27, 2013 ~ Lacey, Washington. Cost: $90.-/$100.- after June 1st.

John Jordan

Aesthetics, Hollowing, Texturing, and Carving

Jack Wayne

Turning Thin, and Finishing

Register Online
Register by Mail

Click on the below links for more information:

Symposium Flyer – details, meals, workshops and more!

Directions – Komachin Middle School

Recreational Vehicle / Camping Information

 Hotels in Lacey, WA

There are […]

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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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Rose Engine Workshop with Jon Magill

[ January 11, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Rose Engine Workshop with Jon Magill

Date:    Friday January 11th, 2013 at 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon.

Cost:    $25.00… Lunch is included. Hosted by Ted Lightfoot in his shop at 5458 – 272nd Street Langley BC   (take Exit at 264)

There will be 2 lathes:  Jon’s and the FVWG’s.

There is still time to register & attend.

Click here for an Overview of the Rose […]

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FVWG February Meeting 2012

[ February 9, 2012; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] February 9th 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 Demo: Veejay
The owner of Mohawk Finishing Supplies in Vancouver will demo his finishing products.

8:45 Coffee, Tea and Snacks at the break. And buy wood raffle […]

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FVWG June Meeting 2011

[ June 2, 2011; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

June 2nd Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary

– extraordinarily on the first Thursday of the month –

6:30 Members Instant Gallery

7:00 Meeting News

7:05 Phil Vetra and Murray Sluys will demonstrate two bowl saver systems, the Kelton bowl saver and the Phils system. These are useful tools when you have a large expensive piece of wood and you […]

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Hands-On with Doug Fisher: Turning Off Axis Workshop

[ April 22, 2011; 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] April 22, Friday 1 PM to 8 PM At Bow River.

Hands-On workshop for 6 people with Doug Fisher. Registration is $150 for the full afternoon & evening..  This is the Good Friday holiday. We have 2 positions still open on this event. Location is at the Bow River Woods Facility.

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FVWG February Meeting 2011

[ February 10, 2011; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] February 10th Guild Meeting

6:30 Arrival and Members Instant Gallery

7:00 Feature: An Evening on Wood Surface Texturing Ideas.

We will start with a short 15min video on texturing by an expert.

Bring your texturing tools and turned items with examples of texturing. (put your name on your tools.) Then we will quickly see what type of texturing weapons members have […]

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