Category Archives: FVWG General

Stuart Batty comes to Anacortes – March 17th

[ March 17, 2018; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Northwest Washington Woodturners
9th annual All Day Demo will feature Stuart Batty.
Coming March 17, 2018, 9am to 4pm

 
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Stuart Batty All Day Demo
March 17, 2018, 9am to 4pm
Northwest Washington Woodturners

Enjoy a full day exploring Stuart’s techniques refined over 36+ years as a professional wood turner & instructor.

Art of Cutting without Torn Grain
Bowl Turning with the 40/40 […]

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FVWG General Meeting – March 2018

[ March 8, 2018; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] March 8th 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 Demo: GVWG’s Dan Breck brings the History of Rolling Pins to life including the […]

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Sandpaper Order

A message from Bruce Campbell:
Hello Woodturners
For the last few years I have compiled a bulk order of Hermes J-Flex 2″-wide, wet/dry, cloth-backed, P-grade sandpaper in 10 meter rolls. The is an excellent abrasive for woodturning. By combining our orders together I can buy directly from the factory at considerable savings. There is how it works:
available […]

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FVWG General Meeting February 2018

[ February 8, 2018; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] February 8th 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 Demo: Allan Cusworth will show us his techniques for making a Lidded […]

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English Walnut available – Hatzic Island

English Walnut available – Hatzic Island
There is a large English walnut tree that came down in the ice storm and I was contacted by the property owner, Jergen, who advises he will be having it taken out by a tree service this week. The tree is at #27-8985 Shook Road, Hatzic Island, Mission. Jergen can […]

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FVWG General Meeting January 2018

[ January 11, 2018; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

January 11th 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 Hands-On / Demos: Sharpening: By Hand and w Jigs. honing, fiables, belts, diamond wheels […]

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Turner’s Swap Meet – January 13th

[ January 13, 2018; 9:45 am to 11:15 am. ] A message from Bruce Campbell:

“Best of the season to you!

On January 13th 2018 the GVWGuild will host a Turners Swap Meet at Sapperton Hall.
Buyers will be charged a Toonie ($2) at the door with the fees will go to cover the rent on the Hall.

For sellers please follow some simple rules:
– Sellers must be GVWG or […]

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Free Wood: Maple in Maple Ridge

Free Wood It Is All Gone!
Kerry Verchere has a large maple down in Maple Ridge, bucked up and ready for taking. Contact her via email to arrange pickup email: vercherephotography@gmail.com

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FVWG General Meeting December 2017

[ December 14, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] December 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.

7:10 Featured Demos: Chucking and Holding lathe work will be presented by 3 of our seasoned […]

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For Sale: Laguna 18/36 Lathe

For Sale: SOLD!
A note from Dan at Bow River.
We have a client that wants to upgrade to a Laguna 24/36 lathe but needs to sell his Laguna 18/36. He bought the lathe from us last May and has only turned about 15 items as he travels abroad. He is asking $3,000 . The lathe is […]

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Kidde Fire Extinguisher Recall

A timely note from Kees Hof and Steve Hansen at GVWG.
Since most of us live in a cloud of highly flammable dust, the following recall announcement  should be of interest to us.. – Steve
—–Original Message—–From: Kees HofSubject: 2.7 million Kidde Fire extinguisher recallhey, just heard on the news, there has been a 2.7 million fire […]

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Presidents Challenges 2017/18

Here is a new page that will have all the Presidents Challenges.
Presidents Challenges 2017/18

It can always be found under Links and Learning as well.

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FVWG General Meeting November 2017

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

 

November 9th 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 Hands On Night: Scoops!

Lance Rossington and his lathe Captains will lead us in all the steps […]

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Free Wood and Oneway 1640 for Sale

Here are a few Craigslist links of interest to Guild members.
Free: Willow wood
https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/zip/d/free-willow-wood/6358551309.html
Free:
2 Cherry trees and another Butternut that were cut down.
https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/zip/d/2-free-cherry-tree-wood/6366426449.html
https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/zip/d/free-fire-wood/6367186221.html
Sent by Darcy Mckay. Thanks, Darcy!
 
For Sale: Oneway 1640
Sent by Murray Sluys. Thanks, Murray!
“Bud Mercer’s Oneway 1640 Lathe is up for sale. Thought the Guild members would want first dibs on it.”
https://abbotsford.craigslist.ca/tls/d/woodturning-lathe-oneway-1640/6369569813.html

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Reminder: FVWG October meeting and Trent Bosch signup.

[ October 12, 2017; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] FVWG monthly meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary at 6:30 pm.

Don’t forget to sign up and pay for Trent Bosch coming on October 27th and Demo on October 28th. 

 
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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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Free cherry wood In Chilliwack

Free cherry wood: A Note from Richard Beyak
I was speaking with Cliff Daily from KMS earlier and he suggested I contact you. I recently cut down a cherry tree and have varying sizes of logs, stumps, etc. I have no purpose for it, because it was cut into too short a piece for me to […]

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FVWG Presents: Trent Bosch – Demo and Workshop

[ October 27, 2017; 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. October 28, 2017; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Sign up for Trent Bosch Demo or Workshop/Class by email.

Turners from other guilds are invited to attend the demo day (and that they can pay the lower $ at the door if they have signed up in advance.)

The workshop is also open to all with priority to FVWG members up to two weeks in advance.

Contact […]

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Free Wood

Free Wood
Large selection of well aged hardwood for turning must go. Various species and sizes.
Email me for suitable times to come and get some.
    – Colin Delory, cdelory@telus.net

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For Sale: Carba-Tec wood lathe and accessories

SOLD!
For Sale:
Carba-Tec wood lathe.
Includes Nova chuck plus second set of jaws, several attachments and a selection of tools as shown.
Base is removable for easier transport.
    – Colin
Email Colin Delory for price and details, cdelory@telus.net

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