Category Archives: FVWG General

FVWG General Meeting September 2017

September 14th 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. Sign-up for your annual membership!

7:10 Featured Demo: Oriental Doll salt and pepper grinders. Jay Mapson will […]

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Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild 2017/18 Meetings

 
Here is the schedule for the 2017/18 FVWG monthly meetings.
At: Robert Bateman SS Wood Shop (Woodshop N103)
When: 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month, except June.
 
Mark your calendars!
Thursday Sep 14 2017
Thursday Oct 12 2017
Thursday Nov 09 2017
Thursday Dec 14 2017
Thursday Jan 11 2018
Thursday Feb 08 2018
Thursday Mar 08 2018
Thursday Apr […]

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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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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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For Sale: 14” bandsaw (¾ HP) with stand

For Sale:
I purchased a large bandsaw and want to sell a 14” bandsaw with stand, and a ¾ HP variable speed motor 110 volt. $325.00.
Contact Gary Burns at 604 563 0186

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

 

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Oneway 17″ extension – free!

We are moving so I need to get rid of the 17″ short bed extension for my ONEWAY 2436 lathe.  It’s free to a good home.  
Anyone interested should phone me at (604) 996-8860 before coming to pick it up.
Thanks,
Dennis Cloutier

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For Sale: Mastercraft Lathe

For Sale:
I am selling my Canadian Tire Mastercraft lathe. It is a 12″ x 36″, 3/4 HP 4 speed lathe, you can mix and match the pulleys for more speeds if you are adventurous!
 It has two tool rests, a live center chuck and a 4″ face plate. I have a few tools that can go with it.
 I am […]

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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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Friday and Saturday – Beth Ireland Demos

Download (PDF, 892KB)

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Cherry Tree

Cherry Tree

 
I have an old cherry tree that has fallen down in our yard. I was wondering if you would like it for your crafters? My name is Lisa and I live in south Langley. Some one just needs to come and get it, cut it up and load it.
My number is 778 245 […]

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FVWG General Meeting April 2017

[ April 13, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

April 13th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

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

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

7:10 Feature: Ed Pretty will present a great demo Beyond A-B-C. Ed is […]

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FVWG Presents: Beth Ireland at Bow River

[ May 5, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. May 6, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG Presents: Beth Ireland Demos at Bow River May 5th and 6th

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FEBRUARY GUILD MEETING CANCELLED

FEBRUARY GUILD MEETING CANCELLED
Due to the weather, the school is closed tomorrow night. We will reschedule Art Liestman.
FEBRUARY GUILD MEETING CANCELLED

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FVWG Meeting March 2017

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

 

March 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 – Thinking outside the box.

8:45 Juice, Tea and Snacks at the […]

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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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FVWG Executive Meeting – February 2017

[ February 2, 2017; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] FVWG Executive Meeting
Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Meeting to be held at Crossroads Restaurant
1821 Sumas Way, Abbotsford, BC
(604) 852-1614

If you have any items for the Agenda contact Bob Askew or Derek Bird.

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For Sale: Titan 400 lathe thru the Woodturners of Olympia

SOLD!

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Project: Turn a Pencil-Stub Holder

In the  December 2016  issue of their Journal, “American Woodturner”, The American Association of Woodturners  have published an article I wrote and submitted earlier in the year.
 
The article is titled “Turn a Pencil-Stub Holder” and as some members may, like me, like using good old fashioned wooden pencils, the text is shown below.  It’s a […]

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