Category Archives: President’s Message

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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Host a Shop Crawl!

A note from Gary Burns:
“I am trying to arrange two shop crawls for our members this coming year.
Can you check your calendar and see if you are available and willing to host a shop crawl on either of these two dates: Saturday July 26th or Saturday October 4th.
Please email me at Gary Burns if you would like to open […]

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President’s Message – December 2012

A Message from your F.V.W.G.  President
November 8th’s  meeting was a very informative meeting. We had a short talk by Kevin from Langley U Blast, about using sandblasting as another medium for creating different effects on woodturnings.
The main demonstration was Allan Cusworth doing a Bowl demonstration. Which he did an excellent job of by the way. Bowl turning […]

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President’s Message – June 2012

Letter from your President. Gary Burns
Well hard to believe, but your executive has made it through a year. One meeting to go
until summer break. Remember this is the last meeting until September.
 It will be Thursday June 7th, 7 P.M. The first week of June not the second week as the school will be closed.
If we manage […]

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President’s Message – May 2012

April
If you missed  April’s general meeting, you missed another good one. Thanks to Lance for arranging to have  Bill turning a pen, and Jay for showing how to carve a three legged foot on a green bowl. Great job guys.
Doug Neufeld
Our main Demo was Doug Neufeld ( Neufeld Brothers Aggazzi ) demonstrating how to get the best piece of […]

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President’s Message – April 2012

March
If you missed March’s general meeting, you missed a good one.
Thanks to Lance for having Ted and Mike do the Chips Fly segment. We did say you never know what’s happening during this part and once again we were surprised. Thanks to Mike for showing his Carving setup and techniques. Thanks to Ted for showing us […]

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President’s Message – February 2012

Message from your F.V.W.G. President, Gary Burns
Our January Hands on night was a great success. Thanks to Lance for having Allan and Collin doing the chips fly portion at 6:30 to 7 PM. What a treat. Two very talented turning members of our club showing just a tidbit of their talent.
Another thanks to Lance for […]

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President’s Message – December 2011

Message from your F.V.W.G. president, Gary Burns
Well, our November meeting was fantastic. A very impressive demonstration from Murray making a natural edge pedestal dish.. Thanks Murray.
Thanks to Allan for handling the dual camera set up for the first time, well done. Thanks to Kez from Vancouver for helping getting things set up.
Thanks to Lance for getting […]

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President’s Message – November 2011

Message from your F.V.W.G. president, Gary Burns:
Wow, what a great last general meeting. A special thanks to Lance for setting up a great hands on night. Thanks to Alan, Mike, Adam, George, Brian and Guthrie for being lathe captains. Great job everyone.
Thanks to Bill for manning the first sales table, for the whole night. Thanks […]

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Guild Displays in Abbotsford Library thru February

[ February 1, 2011; 8:00 pm; ] Dear Members of the Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild,

We are collecting any of your woodturnings for display in the Abbotsford Library for February. They will be returned at the March Meeting.

In Abbotsford call Mike O’Leary 604-853-6972 and in Chilliwack call Murray Sluys 604-794-3108 to arrange a time to drop them off. I am suggesting no more […]

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President’s Message – Christmas 2010 – January 2011

[ December 1, 2010; ] Christmas greetings to all members of our Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild.

I  would like to wish you and your family a merry Christmas this time of year. Many of you are using your woodturning talents to make gifts for family. That’s great!

January 13th Guild Meeting

I have a small request for you regarding our next meeting. Members […]

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President’s Message – December 2010

[ September 9, 2010; ] Dear Members of the Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild;

Monthly Meeting Date; Thursday Dec 2nd
Location: Robert Bateman Secondary School, Wood shop
Time 7:00pm

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Demo Topic: “Turning a Beautiful Jewelry Box with a secret compartment. Presented by Murray Sluys

Presidents Challenge: Christmas Ornaments” no old stock only new ones.

Goodies: members whose last name begins with “C-E”
Wood […]

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President’s Message

Hi Fraser Valley Woodturners
Welcome folks to another year of woodturning. Many of us got a high energy kick start at the West Coast Roundup. The Greater Vancouver Woodturning Guild did a superb job, accepting nothing but the best. Now its time to implement all those tips. I was busy chatting with potential guests that […]

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