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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 […]
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 […]
[ January 14, 2017; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] “Duet” Exhibition
The exhibition comprises 58 paintings by Mihaela Stefan and over 80 turned wood items by our member and Treasurer, Michael Hamilton-Clark.
Admission is free and most items on display are for sale.
A note from Bob Askew:
I would like to draw the attention of all of us who are AAW members to the latest issue of the American Woodturner magazine. Our very own Michael Hamilton-Clark is the author of the article on page 16 which describes the story of how he came to devise his pencil stub […]
An Article by Allan Cusworth
Canadian Woodworking and Home Improvement magazine have published an article I have written for them. [December/January issue – DB]
It’s called “Turn an Eccentric Pedestal Bowl” and is in the December/January issue that has just been placed on newsstands. I know that some of the FVWG turners like to know when these […]
The John Bese Award is given to a Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild members in recognition of Master craftsmanship.
John Spitters receives the award for 2016 from Guild President Bob Askew.
(Photo: Lin Mapson)
Guild Members Demonstrate at Arts Alive 2016 in Langley
By Allan Cusworth
On August 20, 2016, Bill Olsen, Jay Mapson, Dan Breck and Allan Cusworth set up canopies in Langley City at the annual Downtown Langley Business Association’s Arts Alive Festival. Phil Vetra was a part of the day with his turned pieces being displayed on Dan’s […]
The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild is saddened to announce that one of our members is no longer with us.
Rupert Klammer passed on November 25th, 2015 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.
It’s not everyday that you get to meet someone so special. That’s how I felt when I met Rupert. For those of you who […]
The FVWG Communications Committee is hoping to upgrade the way the Guild members share with each other, through the FVWG website and in a Special Edition newsletter coming this fall. But we will need your participation now!
This is a call to Guild members for content. Turners are asked to write or take pictures of anything […]
Here’s something Allan Cusworth gleaned from an article in this Wednesday’s (April 8) edition of The Langley Times newspaper.
“Our long term member Ted Lightfoot, and his wife Lynda were honoured last Thursday night (April 2) at the Township of Langley’s Volunteer Appreciation & Awards evening at the Langley Events Centre. They received the John and […]