Category Archives: FVWG General

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:
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 in […]

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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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John Winter

A note from Beverley:
To all our ‘woodturning’ friends,

Sadly……………….. John died on Wednesday at 4 pm August 30, with Medical Assistance. This means we did not wait for the illness to take him. Instead, we set a time and date of death and a team of Doctors and Nurses assisted him in dying.
John had a very aggressive […]

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FVWG General Meeting September 2017

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

September 14th 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 Lance Rossington 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 […]

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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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