Category Archives: GVWG

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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GVWG Presents: Kirstin LeVier – Saturday Demo – Class on Sunday

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GVWG Presents: Eric Lofstrom

[ November 12, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. November 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] This just in…

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GVWG Presents: Michael Blankenship Demo

[ September 24, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Blankenship-GVWG-Sept-2016.pdf"]

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GVWG Presents: Kurt Hertzog

[ May 28, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. May 29, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

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GVWG Gallery Showing June 2016 – New Westminster

[ June 1, 2016; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

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GVWG Presents: Steve Kennard Cancelled

GVWG Presents: Steve Kennard Cancelled

Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild
Chapter 130 of the American Association of Woodturners

Unfortunately, Steven Kennard is ill and will not be able to come to Vancouver for his demo and workshop next weekend.  With any luck, Brian will be able to reschedule him for a later date.
Please let anyone you know that was […]

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GVWG presents: Steve Kennard – March 12th & 13th, 2016

[ March 12, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. March 13, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] GVWG presents: Steve Kennard – March 12th & 13th, 2016
– CANCELLED –
Steven Kennard started turning wood in England in the mid 1970’s. Kennard is a woodturner and sculptor living and working in Nova Scotia, Canada. From exotic and indigenous woods he creates turned, carved and textured pieces as sculptural boxes in one of a kind […]

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GVWG presents: Michael Hosaluk – February 20th & 21st, 2016

[ February 20, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. February 21, 2016; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] GVWG presents: Michael Hosaluk – February 20th & 21st, 2016

“My love of woodworking is not only for the beauty and mystery of the material, but in the inventing of new techniques and processes to create objects.

At times, a design will call for a piece of wood with incredible grain. Using plain wood like birch allows […]

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Closing Shop Sale

[ January 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Wood Turning Shop Sale
Long time GVWG member, Bob McConnell recently turned 90 and has decided to hang up his woodturning smock. On Saturday Jan 16th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM Bob will hold a sale of his woodturning gear from his home at:

#20 14888 24th Ave
Surrey, BC

All Guild members are welcome. Items include:
Nova DVR […]

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GVWG Presents: Betty Scarpino

[ October 24, 2015 to October 25, 2015. ] GVWG Presents: Betty Scarpino

October 24th, 2015 – 9:00-16:00 All Day Demonstration at Sapperton Hall, New West.
October 25th, 2015 – 9:00-16:00 Hands-On Class at KMS, Coquitlam.

Betty Scarpino was born in Wenatchee, Washington, USA and earned degree in industrial arts from the University of Missouri where she also studied wood sculpture. In her early years she produced purely functional […]

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“Not Just Round” – GVWG Exhibit in Port Moody

“Not Just Round” – January 15th to February 19th
 GVWG Exhibition at The Port Moody Arts Centre.

 

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Estate Sale: Keith Slessor

[ May 3, 2014 10:00 am to May 4, 2014 4:00 pm. ] Estate Sale: Keith Slessor

Keith Slessor passed away about a year ago of cancer. His wife has cleaned out his shop and is offering his wood horde for sale.  All proceeds from the sale will go to Lymphoma Research at BC Cancer.

Where and When:  10AM – 4 PM – May 3 & 4, 10105 Rolley Crescent, […]

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For Sale: Pen Blanks

For Sale: Pen Blanks
A note from: Mervin Deyotte,
“Hello. We finally got into our locker and these are the pen blanks we have that we would love to figure out a way to sell them at a very reasonable price. Hopefully you are able to help us.
36 Maple pen blanks @ .50 cents each or $18.00 […]

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Sun, Sand and Shavings

Sun, Sand and Shavings
Ed Pretty, Wood Artist and President of GVWG (Greater Vancouver Woodturner’s Guild) and his wife Arlene, a travel consultant, have teamed up and are inviting members of woodturning and woodworking guilds, their family and friends to join them on an Eastern Caribbean getaway cruise January 24, 2015 aboard the Carnival Sunshine.  The […]

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Barbara Dill coming to the GVWG

[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  Barbara Dill is coming to the Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild

 The Greater Vancouver Woodturner’s Guild guild is on a bit of a roll. After hosting Mike Jackofsky for a demo and workshops this week, they will present Rockville, Virginia’s Barbara Dill in Vancouver on December 7th & 8th.

Barbara demonstrates multi axis turning, presenting the concepts and methods in […]

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GVWG’s Turning 101 Schedule

The GVWG has a great on-going educational series called Turning 101. And members of the FVWG are invited and welcome!
Anyone interested should call Gerry Vickers at 604 463 0760 to verify a spot.
Turning 101 is open to all. New turners should be able to show they know basic parts of the lathe, how they operate and how […]

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Art Liestman nominated for AAW Board

Art Liestman nominated for AAW Board of Directors
Having a strong voice like Art on the AAW board is good for woodturning in BC and Canada, and in fact everywhere. Art’s profile is below. Voting is open to AAW members.
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Voting for new individuals on the 2014 Board of Directors has been opened.
AAW’s Nominating Committee has done an […]

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Jimmy Clewes comes to the GVWG

[ May 4, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]  
The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild presents
Jimmy Clewes
Demonstration, May 4th, 2013
At Sapperton Hall, New Westminster – 9 am to 4:30 pm. Cost: $30.-
Jimmy Clewes all day demonstration will be at the Sapperton Hall on Saturday, May 4th, starting at 9 am. Come early to help set up to guarantee yourself a good seat. The price for […]

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Ashley Harwood at GVWG

[ March 16, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild presents
Ashley Harwood
Demonstration, March 16th, 2013
At Sapperton Hall, New Westminster – 9 am to 5 pm. Cost: $35.-

Ashley Harwood turns utilitarian items which she sells at a local craft market in Charleston, South Carolina.

“Because my primary outlet is a weekly farmer’s market here in Charleston, I make a lot of utilitarian […]

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