Category Archives: Tools

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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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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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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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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Videos: Bowl Coring Systems In Action

At the May FVWG monthly meeting we saw a number of wood coring systems.
Here are a few videos with more on how to use them. And one of them is by John Spitters!
Woodcut Bowl Saver

McNaughton Center Saver System

 
Making Platter Blanks with McNaughton System

 
Oneway Easy Core System

 
And here is the video from our very own John […]

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FVWG General Meeting May 2017

[ May 11, 2017; 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
May 11th Guild Meeting at Robert Bateman Secondary – as usual on the second Thursday of the month –

6:30 Arrival, Setup, ”Chips Happen“ with Ted Lightfoot and Neva Hilliard 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 guild […]

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Homemade Wood Collet by Calvin McCarthy

A Note from Calvin McCarthy
There was some interest shown after my demo last Thursday meeting about my home made collet. I am attaching a PDF which could be used if you think it would be helpful.  There are no exact dimensions because it will have to be made to fit each lathe individually, but woodturners […]

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FVWG Meeting November 2016

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

 

November 10th 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. Sign-up for your annual membership!

7:10 Feature: Calvin McCarthy will demo the Beal Tapping System.

8:45 […]

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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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Woodturners Estate/Garage Sale June 25th

[ June 25, 2016; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] A Note from Murray Sluys:

Hi Folks

The Fraser Valley Woodturners Guild is hosting a Woodturners Estate/Garage Sale 

Saturday, June 25th, 2016  from 9 am to 1pm

41762 Yarrow Central Road, Yarrow (Hwy 1 E past Abbotsford, take No 3 Rd Exit to Yarrow)

The families of the Herb Reeves and Gale Nolkowsky have asked the Guild to sell the tools of […]

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FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #1 – April 16th

[ April 16, 2016; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FVWG – Spring 2016 Open Shops #1 – April 16th
Six members have advised their willingness to host Open Shops this year. The first two are hosted by Ron Krebda and Keith Ruttan Please do let them know you are coming via email or phone. Download a full Schedule here.

Ron Kredba          Saturday, 16 April    […]

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For Sale: Oneway Bowl Coring Set and Steady Rest

For Sale: Oneway Bowl Coring Set and Steady Rest
Oneway Coring Set includes:
Base Unit for 16 in. or 20 in. swing (with riser block)
Knife Set 1 – 3-3/4 in. depth and nominal 10 in. dia.
Knife Set 2 – 5 in. depth and nominal 12 in dia.
Diameters may be increased by about 2 in.
Cutter sharpening jig.
Excellent condition – […]

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For Sale: Delta Lathe and Dust Collector

SOLD!
For Sale: Delta Lathe and Dust Collector
For sale: 1642 Delta lathe 16″ swing.
Head stock slides down the 58″ bed for convenience when turning bowls has a 1.5 hp variable speed motor equipment includes two chucks, cole jaw etc.
Price $1050.00 or best reasonable offer.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
For sale: 1HP General dust collector with 1 micron filter like new, about three […]

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For Sale: General 26020 Lathe and more

SOLD!
Price reduced to $2500.- !!
I have a General Canada 26020 Electronic Variable Speed Wood lathe for sale, main spindle thread is 1 1/4″-8 and tool post diameter is 1″.
Items included are what is shown in the pictures, 4 prong drive center, tailstock live center, 12″ tool rest, 4″ tool rest, a right angle tool rest, a […]

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Aldergrove student woodshop in need

Hi FVWG:

My name is Darcy Mckay, and I am a new member of the guild, as well as a new teacher at a small private school in Aldergrove, and I am teaching wood shop.  The school tried to run a woodshop program 6 years ago, but finances fell through and they had to cut the program after […]

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For Sale: Tools and Equipment

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For Sale: Large Custom Bowl Lathe

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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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