May 2011 Meeting
Saturday, April 23, 2011Annual Members Workshop Tours
Saturday May 14
Thanks to all the members who opened up their workshops so that we can learn how others do their work.
Gale's new workshop
- all tools on casters
- air filter on ceiling
- large shop vacuum
- children's toys
- padded floor
Bill's new workshop
- full double sized garage
- large bandsaw
- radiant gas heater
- immaculate painted concrete floor
Richard's new workshop
- saw on casters
- cleats on wall for mounting tools and cabinets
- water supply, sink and drain
Scott's workbench and tools
- collection of carving tools
- heavier machinery in garage
- mortice machine
- band saw
- full two car garage
- beautiful African Mahogany cabinet
- mystery tool (picture framing?)
- lots of great refreshments
April 2011 Meeting
Wednesday, April 6, 2011Lost Arts Woodshop /Village Woodsmith.
Nanton Lancaster Museum
Saturday April 16, 2011
We are going to the Lost Arts Woodshop /Village Woodsmith. Mike Hartigan is the owner of these two businesses. He builds wooden wheels and also runs a custom wood moulding/doorshop.
Then after that tour we are going to the Nanton Lancaster Museum,
Bomber Command Museum, Nanton, Alberta. John Morel and Andy Lockhart were involved in building a wooden bomb and they are rebuilding a Tiger Moth plane. We will have a guided tour and then there will be time to explore.
The exact details will be forwarded to all members later this week.
WW II Lancaster Bomber
March 2011 Meeting
Thursday, March 3, 2011Canadian Woodworking Schools
Wednesday March 16, 2011 7:00 pm
Scarboro Community Hall
The March meeting's topic is to be an examination of Canadian woodworking Schools. We will most likely have a few students who have attended four different schools in Western Canada with some of the projects they built during that time and then have some discussion and Q and A.
February 2011 Meeting
Tuesday, February 1, 2011Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 2x4x8 Competition
7:00 pm Scarboro Community Centre Hall
The 2”x4”x8' competition is designed to test your creativity and woodworking prowess while having some fun. The rules are included in the linked....entry form .... The finished projects will be presented at the February meeting, judged by the audience, and awards given. It is always amazing to see what people come up with, so this should be a very stimulating meeting.
January 2011 Meeting
Wednesday, December 29, 2010Show and Tell
Date: 7 p.m., Wednesday, 19 January
Location: Scarboro Community Centre Hall
Bring along your completed, in-progress or terminated! work(s) and share your successes and bloopers with everyone. You are also invited to bring in antiques, favourite or mystery tools or any item of
interest to woodworkers.