Category Archives: Hands-On

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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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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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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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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Project: Inertial Sander Plans

Inertial Sander Plans
After a fun “Hands On” night at the Guild meeting Oct 13th, here are the plans for the Inertial Sander if you want to make one.

Download (PDF, 880KB)

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FVWG Meeting October 2016

[ October 13, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

October 13th 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. Those who missed last month can sign-up for your annual membership!

7:10 A Hands-On Night: building […]

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FVWG Presents: Michael Mocho

FVWG Presents: Michael Mocho
Hands on workshop Friday October 14th and a Demo day Saturday October 15th, 2016.
FVWG members: An expression of interest in attending a workshop or the demo day will be asked for at our June 2nd Guild meeting.
Michael Mocho has been a professional woodworker for over 38 years and teachs at some of […]

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FVWG Meeting May 2016

[ May 12, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

May 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.

7:10 FVWG AGM. Nominations and Elections for all guild executive and other volunteer positions. The […]

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FVWG Presents: Dale Larson – 2 Workshop Classes 2016

[ April 7, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. April 8, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] [gview file="http://fvwg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Dale-Larson-Class-PDF.pdf"]

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FVWG Project Day #2: A Lidded Box

[ March 18, 2016; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] FVWG Project Day #2 – A Lidded Box
A day of a group learning and turning a common project.
Friday, March 18th 2016, at KMS Coquitlam’s workshop  9:00 to 3:30
6 PPL MAX.  Cost $30.- Prepay at February 11th General Meeting.
Lunch, snacks, coffee and wood provided
A list of what tools to pack and other instructions will be emailed to each signed up […]

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FVWG Meeting January 2016

[ January 14, 2016; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

January 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.

If you signed up for an April 8th or 9th Dale Larson Demo (cost $40) […]

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Sandblasting Evening

[ February 17, 2016; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Sandblasting Evening – February 17, 2016
Once again at Langley U-Blast.

Sign-up and pay at December 10th FVWG General Meeting ___$15.00
This event usually fills up.  We can only accommodate 17 ppl max
Refreshments will be provided by Langley U-Blast

Email Beverley Pears if you are interested and she will add you to the sign up sheet.

 

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FVWG Project Day: Bowls

[ November 20, 2015; 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. ] Project Day #1 – TURNING A BOWL
Friday November 20, at KMS Coquitlam workshop  9:00 to 3:30
A day with 3 mentors – 6 students hands-on, only 1 spot remaining  
6 PPL MAX____________________________ cost $30
Lunch, snacks, coffee and wood provided
A list of what tools to pack and other instructions will be emailed to each signed up participant shortly.

Contact Beverley […]

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FVWG Meeting October 2015

[ October 8, 2015; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

October 8th 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. Those who missed last month can sign-up for your annual membership!

7:10 A Hands-On Night […]

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FVWG Meeting March 2015

[ March 12, 2015; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

March 12th 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: A Hands-On Night with Lathe Captains Gloria Herberts – Colour Technique & Piercing, […]

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FVWG Meeting January 2015

[ January 8, 2015; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

January 8th 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: A hands-on night. There will be turning of eggs and egg cups, spinning tops, […]

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FVWG Meeting May 2014

[ May 8, 2014; 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] May 8th 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 Annual General Meeting: Welcoming members, meeting news, and announcements

1. Presentations of Awards:

John Beese Award for Master Craftsman and long standing member,
Henry Goosen Award for Guild Contribution and
President’s Challenge Award

2. Election […]

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New FVWG Mentors list

A number of experienced guild members have made themselves available to new turners that may have the odd question about a tool or process. A short conversation or demo by an experienced turner can save you many hours of frustration.
The new FVWG Mentors page with contact information for each memtor can be found under the Links and Learning […]

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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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Mike Jackofsky coming to the Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild

[ November 2, 2013; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  Mike Jackofsky coming to the Greater Vancouver Woodturners Guild

Due to a cancellation there is a spot available in the Mike Jackofsky workshop hosted by the Greater Vancouver Woodturners guild.

It is a two day workshop November 4 and 5. Our new low rate for a two day workshop is now $185. This is a great opportunity […]

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