Friday, July 13, 2012Wednesday September 19, 2012
7:00 pm, Scarboro Community Hall
Casework Materials: Sheet Goods, Edgings, Mechanical Fasteners, and Adhesives.
This meeting will address the raw materials that go into modern casework construction.
Speakers include James MacFarlane from P.J. White Hardwoods. All manner of sheet goods, cores, veneers, melamines, etc. will be covered, as well as adhesives and edgings suitable for the different products. Several conventional and some new and innovative mechanical fasteners will be demonstrated.
Annual General Meeting
Monday, May 28, 2012Saturday July 7, 2012
Designing and Building a Chair - John Morel
The AGM will be held on the 7th of July at John Morel's shop. He will be leading us through the process of building a chair, from design to completion. If members are so inclined they are encouraged to bring ear protection as there will be power tools being used.
Members Workshop Tours
Thursday, April 19, 2012Saturday May 26, 2012
The members' workshop tours is an annual event which is always popular.
Members in the Calgary area open up their shops for inspections. There are always great discussions about shop design, layout, projects, tools, materials, etc. This is an opportunity to learn from others.
Full details including times, locations and maps will be e-mailed to members in the week prior to the tours.
April 2012 Meeting
Monday, March 26, 2012William Aberhart Woodshop Tour
Wednesday April 18, 2012
The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held April 18 at the William Aberhart High School wood shop. Matt Crawly, the teacher, will show us the shop, we'll see some of the students' projects and learn currect teaching philosophies in the modern shop.
March 2012 Meeting
Sunday, February 26, 2012Lutherie with Tyler Langdon
Wednesday March 21, 2012
7:00 pm Scarboro Community Hall
Tyler began the craft of lutherie at the Violin Making School of America in Salt Lake City. This experience started a passion for making his own instruments but also encouraged a love of hand tools. Recently, Tyler has completed the restoration and refinishing of a Cello and the set up of a new violin that he made.