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June 2019

  • President's Column
  • Teach Your Chuck A New Trick
  • The Art of Wood - Guild Show at Port Moody Art Centre
  • Thank you to All the GVWG Volunteers
  • A woodturning Adventure in Ireland
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

May 2019

  • President's Column
  • Focus on Fundamentals: Ed Pretty on sharpening
  • Focus on Fundamentals: Claudia Hayward Skew and Spindle roughing gouge
  • Tech Talk: Boiling wood; paste wax finish; acrylic thinners; CA finish; molds for resins
  • Tree to Table – Managing Green - presented by Bruce Campbell
  • Wood Fridge Drier - Ed Pretty
  • Acquiring wood
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

April 2019

  • President's Column
  • Focus on Fundamentals: Barry Wilkinson on buffing a finish
  • Sharon Doughtie visits the GVWG
  • Tech Talk: mounting odd-shaped wood; dental burrs / piercing
  • Turning Handles for Turning Tools - Ed Pretty
  • A Closer Look on Bruce Campbell's Seeing Double
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

March 2019

  • President's Column
  • Focus on Fundamentals: Turning A Live Edge Bowl
  • Editor's Notes
  • Tech Talk: mounting odd-shaped wood; applying CA as finish
  • Road Trip Report
  • AAW seeking board applications
  • Meeting Woodturning Royalty - Richard Raffan meets Peter Hill
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

February 2019

  • President's Column
  • GVWG Service Award to Brian Lunt
  • Turning Salt and Pepper Shakers from Scrap Wood - with Larry Stevenson
  • Art Liestman Demo and Class
  • Turned Boxes with Larry Stevenson
  • Richmond Carvers - Artistry in Wood Show
  • Beads of Courage
  • Lee Valley People’s Choice Awards Results
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

January 2019

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: tool handle collets; vacuum chuck; task lighting
  • Joe Fleming airbrush
  • Hawai’i Dreams - Dex Hallwood
  • Recall Notice - Penn State Industries "quick change" jaw chuck system
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

November 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: piercing / rotary tool; elbow tool / cutter angle
  • Resin and Colour - Robert Carlson
  • Memorial: Jane Smith
  • Video Upgrade Project
  • Guild’s 2018 Survey
  • Instagram Handle - #gvwg
  • AAW scholarship time!
  • Focus on Fundamentals – Lathe maintenance with Steve Hansen
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

October 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: lighting timer; digital depth gauge
  • Curt Theobald: Segments and Stones
  • Mark Anderson: Spring Flowers Demo
  • Focus on Fundamentals – Avoiding Catches with Allan Cusworth
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

September 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: rotary tool; adhesive abrasive; DIY sharpening jig
  • Keith Hudson: Turning a Pivot-Lidded Salt Cellar
  • A Closer Look at Mori Kono
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

June 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: finishing bottoms DIY jigs; gouge flute designs / sharpening; spindle lock DIY; boring bars DIY
  • Club Members Honoured in Portland
  • Editorʹs Notes
  • Insurance news
  • Steven Kennard and Laurent Niclot
  • Focus on Fundamentals – Getting the best out of your wood
  • Portland Musings
  • Safety Guidelines for Wood Turning

May 2018

  • President's Column
  • What is the AAW?
  • Behind the Scenes & what happens at our meetings?
  • Beyond the ABCs - demo by Ed Pretty

April 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: hollowing systems; vacuum systems; band saw / bandsaw consideration
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • Turning Bamboo - demo by Bruce Campbell
  • Woodturning at the Tetra Shop
  • Glenn Lucas Demo

March 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: restoring face shields; sharpening coring bit; sanding pads/foam; hemp oil
  • Turning Multiples with Ed Pretty
  • Mori Kono - journey of a carver
  • Honouring Gerry Vickers
  • Hash Tag #GVWG

February 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: salvaging bark; non-marring chuck/jaws; tri-point beading tool; storing finishes
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • Making a Sea Urchin Box - Sally Ault

January 2018

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk: grinding CBN wheels; small hollowing tools;
  • Brian Lunt’s Butterfly Ring
  • The 2018 Tool Swap
  • SWEET bowl cut - with Ed Pretty

November 2017

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Wall Thickness Measuring in Hollow Forms with Steve Hansen

October 2017

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Making Turning Tool Handles with Ed Pretty
  • Turning 101
  • The GVWG Demonstrator Certification Process

September 2017

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Marbling and Blow Colouring with Dan Gadassi
  • In Memory Of Binh Pho
  • 2017 Guild Picnic and Auction
  • Turning 101
  • Safety in the Workshop Special Section

June 2017

  • President's Column
  • Focus On Fundamentals - Spindle Roughing - Lance Rossington
  • Tech Talk
  • Turning Faces - Steve Hansen

May 2017

  • President's Column
  • Focus On Fundamentals - Spindle Roughing - Lance Rossington
  • Tech Talk
  • Keith Gotschall Demonstration
  • Neil Turner - coming in October
  • Turning an Multi-Centre - Allan Cusworth
  • Wood + Wood-Fired ExhibitionTurning
  • Beads of Courage

April 2017

  • President's Column
  • Focus On Fundamentals - Anchor, Bevel, Cut - Ed Pretty
  • Tech Talk
  • A Closer Look – Comic Book Pens by Robert Stewart
  • Wrestling With Deep Bowls - Bruce Campbell
  • Turning 101 – In Depth Learning

March 2017

  • President's Column
  • Focus On Fundamentals - Gary Burns on Collecting & Preparing Wood
  • Tech Talk
  • Piercing Turned Objects – Kathleen Duncan
  • Carving a Barley Twist
  • Things I Wish I Knew Before – With Kristin LeVier Demonstration

February 2017

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Michael Stave – Wonky
  • Demonstrating at Lee Valley

January 2017

  • President's Column
  • Focus On Fundamentals -
  • Tech Talk
  • Turning 101 update
  • Carving a Barley Twist
  • Kristin LeVier Demonstration
  • Combloux Woodturning Symposium, a review

November 2016

  • President's Column
  • Getting Certified to be a Demonstrator
  • Turning 101: Take Two
  • Eric Lofstrom Demonstration
  • Why Attend an All-day Demo?
  • Accident Report – Fire in the Shop

October 2016

  • Outstanding Contribution Award: Merv Graham
  • President's Column
  • Doing Lichtenberg Pyrography Safely
  • Focus On Fundamentals: hollowing small forms
  • Demonstrate at Arts Alive
  • Michael Blankenship Demonstration
  • IOCO Days Demo

September 2016

  • President's Column
  • Maple Ridge Art in the Park
  • Focus On Fundamentals: Marco Skewing Around Again
  • Bruce Campbell on Metal Leafing
  • Beads of Courage
  • It's Our Turn

June 2016

  • President's Column
  • It's Our Turn: Exhibition
  • A Closer Look: Steve Hansen
  • Focus On Fundamentals: sanding and abbrasives
  • Claudia Hayward on Turning Pepper Mills
  • Beads of Courage
  • It's Our Turn

May 2016

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals: mounting methods with Allan Cusworth
  • Finish hollow form bottoms... with a frog & girdle
  • Beads of Courage
  • It's Our Turn

April 2016

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals - Jamb Chucking a Bowl with Ed Pretty
  • Purple Rhododendron Might Fight Back
  • Applying Images to Wood with Bill Fowle
  • A Closer Look: Jay and Lin Mapson
  • Don Hoskins Woodturning Estate Sale

March 2016

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • It’s Our Turn
  • A Day With Mike Hosaluk
  • A Closer Look: Peter Blair
  • Turning a Nutcracker with Bob Askew

February 2016

  • President's Column
  • Don Hoskins
  • It’s Our Turn
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • A Square Bowl: Barry Wilkonson

January 2016

  • President's Column
  • A Closer Look: Phil Vetra
  • Tech Talk
  • The Value of a Good Critique
  • Suspended Vessel with Keith Hudson

November 2015

  • President's Column
  • A Closer Look: Keith Hudson
  • Where Do We Get the swag?
  • Tech Talk
  • Tips and Tricks
  • Chainsaw Maintenance with Gary Burns
  • Focus on Fundamentals
  • Its Our Turn 10

October 2015

  • President's Column
  • A Closer Look: John Spitters
  • Selling into the USA
  • Turning 101
  • Jim Johnson’s demo on piercing
  • Quesnel Woodturning Symposium
  • 2016 AAW Educational Opportunity
  • Tips and Ideas 14

Summer 2015

  • President's Column
  • A Closer Look: Dennis Houle
  • Don Hoskins given Outstanding Contribution Award
  • Something Different
  • Maple Ridge Demo
  • Arts Alive
  • Turning 101 – Safety First
  • Upcoming Demonstrators

June 2015

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Turning Heirloom Baby Rattles: Neva Hillard
  • A closer Look: Phil Vetra
  • Turning 101 – Safety First
  • Upcoming Demonstrators

May 2015

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • A New Approach to Shop Crawls
  • Holding Work on the Lathe – sans chuck
  • A Closer Look - Jim Johnson's Cherry Bowl

April 2015

  • President's Column
  • Tech Talk
  • Focus On Fundamentals
  • An evolution in pre-meeting demos
  • Piercing in the 1800’s

March 2015

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Turning a sphere - Larry Stevenson

February 2015

  • not published

January 2015

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Making a Wedding Goblet - Allan Cusworth
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • Future Presentations

November 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • “Not just Round” Show - Bruce Campbell
  • Air Cleaner Donation - Bob Askew
  • Making a teapot with a twist - Art Liestman
  • I SCREAM! Donation - David Sweet
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Gerry Vickers

October 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Sanding Made Easy - Claudia Hayward
  • Shop Crawls - Larry Stevenson
  • Langley Arts Studio Tour - Ed Pretty
  • Langley Art Festival — Allan Cusworth

September 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Ice Bucket Challenge — Maarten Meerman
  • Maple Ridge Demo 2014 — Anne Rostvig
  • Making Bats — Bruce Campbell
  • Langley Art Festival — Allan Cusworth

June 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Carvers 25th Annual Show - Merv Graham
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • April's Turning 101 - Bob Askew

May 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Wrestling with the President’s Challenge - Bruce Campbell
  • John Beaver Jig Workshop - David Sweet
  • Al Koehn: Turning a Pepper Mill - Maarten Meerman
  • A day with Andre and Annie - Ed Pretty
  • Andre Martin Pictures—David Sweet
  • Talk to the Hand, Lumberjack - Maarten Meerman
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • Turning 101

April 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Replicating on the lathe - Ed Pretty
  • Brentwood Mall Show & Tell
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard

March 2014

  • President's Column - Bill Fowle
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • John Beaver Demonstration - Neva Hilliard
  • John Beaver Demonstration—Cathy Friesen
  • Doing the Wave with John Beaver - Ed Pretty
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen
  • Announcements & For Sale

February 2014

  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • Collaboration Opportunity
  • Turning 101 - November - Gerry Vickers
  • For Sale

January 2014

  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Neva Hilliard
  • Turning 101 - November - Cathy Friesen
  • Turning 101 - December - Cathy Friesen
  • Christmas Ornaments - Marco Berera
  • Barbara Dill Demo - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Napkin Rings - Beverley Pears

November 2013

  • KMS Wood Show - Merv Graham
  • Pen Coloring and Finishing - Jay Mapson
  • Pen Coloring and Finishing - David Sweet
  • AAW Article - Jim Echter
  • Mike Jackofsky Demo - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Mike Jackofsky Class - Olaf Lepper
  • Barbara Dill Demonstration & Workshop - Ed Pretty
  • John Beaver Demonstration & Workshop - Ed Pretty
  • Chippy Bits from a Newbie - Brian Lunt

October 2013

  • President's Column - Ed Pretty
  • A Wooden Stone Wall - Art Liestman
  • Turning 101– Gerry Vickers

September 2013

  • Maple Ridge Demo - Anne Rostvig

June 2013

  • Lathe Safety from a Different Perspective - Geoff Whaling
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell

May 2013

  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Jimmy Clewes - Bulk Buy
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen

April 2013

  • Ashley Harwood Demonstration and Bowl Class - Peter McLaren
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen
  • Jimmy Clewes
  • Tech Talk/Focus on Fundamentals - Bruce Campbell

March 2013

  • Exposing the Grain - Bruce Campbell
  • Turning 101 - Cathy Friesen
  • FOF Demonstration - Spindle/Detail Gouge Basics
  • A Cautionary Tale

February 2013

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • GVWG Tech Talk
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Call for exhibitors
  • John Spitters Does Finials
  • A Day with David Ellsworth
  • Turning 101
  • Brentwood Display & Demonstration

January 2013

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Solving an impossible problem - Bruce Campbell
  • Rocco Says, “Thanks”
  • Turning 101 November - Cathy Friesen
  • AGM - Proposed amendments to the bylaws

November 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Free Black Walnut Burl
  • FoF Notes
  • Presidential Gallery Show - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Robert Carlson
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Segmented Woodturners Symposium - Ross Pilgrim
  • KMS Tool Show - Merv Graham

October 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Wipe On Poly - Kerry n Ed
  • Calling All Artists - Ed Pretty
  • Safe Lathe Speeds - Dennis Cloutier
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren

September 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • AAW Newsletter on Fundamentals
  • A Look at the Past Year

July 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Hand Sharpening Bandsaw Blades - Bruce Campbell
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Masking with “The Frog” - Ed Pretty
  • FOF Notes - Pen making with Bill Fowle
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Oils and Oil finishes - Claudia Hayward
  • A Sad Passing of Chris Gorton

June 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Shop Made Articulating Hollowing Rig - Dennis Houle
  • “Thank you” Email - Ed Pretty
  • Tech Talk - Robert Carlson
  • FOF Notes May 2012 - Kerry Deane-Cloutier

May 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • BC Achievement Creative Award
  • Threads and Screws - Peter McLaren
  • Dixie Biggs Demonstration - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Dixie Biggs Workshop - Ed Pretty
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell

April 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Follow-up on SIA Abraisives - Peter McClaren
  • Turning 201 - Gerry & Kees
  • Elliptic Turning - Bill Cobb
  • GVWG Turning 101 sessions - Gerry Vickers

March 2012

  • Presidents Column - Ed Pretty
  • Look Who Is Coming To Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • The Website - Steve Hansen
  • End Grain Hollowing - Merv Graham
  • New Members Forum - Ed Pretty
  • Peter McClaren on Angled Chucks - David Sweet
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Brentwood Mall Demonstration

February 2012

  • Proposed amendments to the bylaws of the guild.
  • A Safety Memo
  • Suspended Vessels and Split Bowls with Alan Carter - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Brentwood Mall Demonstration
  • Look Who Is Coming To Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Five Gouges - Bruce Campbell
  • FoF
  • GVWG Tech Talk – Robert Carlson

January 2012

  • Look Who Is Coming To Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • GVWG Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Arghhhh! Firewood - Dennis Cloutier
  • Mark Gardner – Jay Mapson
  • FOF November 2011 - Murray Mackinnon
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Now THAT’S a gouge. - Ed Pretty
  • Risky Business - An Overview of the Safety and Health Risks in Woodturning - Neva Hilliard

November 2011

  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • GVWG Tech Talk – Bruce Campbell
  • Annual Lathe and Chuck Maintenance - Bruce Campbell
  • John Nelson on Wood Structure - Ed Pretty
  • KMS Woodshow - Merv Graham
  • Look Who Is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren

October 2011

  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • FOF notes – Video clips on website
  • Mark Gardner, Guest Demonstrator Instructor
  • Metal Spinning with Dennis Shinn - Ed Pretty
  • Metal Spinning Resource Guide & Thanks from Dennis Shinn
  • Turning 101
  • President’s Challenge “Step Out Of The Box” or “What I Did For My Summer Vacation”

September 2011

  • Haney Farmers Market in Maple Ridge - Anne Rostvig
  • Turning 101 – Small Vase - Allan Cusworth
  • `Burning’ class in Art Liestman’s shop, Fire Department Late to Scene - Ed Pretty
  • A Note from Gerry Vickers
  • Woodturning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Summer BBQ - Allan Cusworth
  • Arts Alive Festival in Langley - Allan Cusworth
  • GVWG’s First Mini Symposium - Merv Graham

June 2011

  • May and June Demos
  • Summer BBQ - Ed Pretty
  • Look Who is Coming to Demonstrate - Peter McLaren
  • Avelino Samuel - Merv Graham
  • Speed (nearly) Kills - Bruce Campbell
  • Pyrography and Acrylic Art Class with Art Liestman - Peter McLaren
  • Guild Approved Events - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • FOF – Simple End Grain Hollow Form - Merv Graham
  • Skew Chisel - Lance Rossington
  • Woodturning 101 - Candle Holder - Lance Rossington

May 2011

  • May and June Demos - Ed Pretty
  • Denise De Rose Demo - Beverley Pears
  • Guild Happenings in Maple Ridge - Claudia Hayward
  • FOF - Natural Edge Form
  • FOF - Natural Edge Form - with Rich Schmid
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Turning 101 – Turning a Small bowl/Platter - Lance Rossington

April 2011

  • GVWG Goes to Brentwood - Peter Mclaren
  • Merryll Saylan Demo & Class - Steve Hansen
  • Notes from FOF – The Lidded Box Form - with Allan Cusworth
  • Inventor of CA glue passes away - Ed Pretty
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Turning 101 – Turning a Small bowl/Platter - Lorne Nelson
  • Yes, But I Have No Talent - Bruce Campbell
  • John Jordan visits the GVWG - Ed Pretty

March 2011

  • Tech Talk Table - Bruce Campbell
  • Denise DeRose Demo and Classes - Steve Hansen
  • Notes from FOF - With Marco Berera
  • Turning 101 - Boxes 5 - Merv Graham
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Yet Another Call for Volunteers - Dennis Cloutier

February 2011

  • Doug Fisher: - Merv Graham (digested from 2010)
  • John Jordan
  • Turning 101 - Turning a Plain Goblet - Allan Cusworth
  • Notes from FOF
  • It’s Time to Lime - Ed Pretty
  • Turning Site of the Month
  • Vacuum Chucking Setup for the Wood Lathe - Larry Stevenson

January 2011

  • Doug Fisher Demo & Class - Ed Pretty
  • Art Liestman Hits the Bigger Time - Ed Pretty
  • Turning 101 - Christmas Ornaments - Lance Rossington
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • John Jordan to visit the GVWG - Steve Hansen
  • Turning Site of the Month - Peter McLaren
  • Russ Fairfield - Bruce Campbell
  • Brentwood Display & Demo - Peter McLaren
  • FOF: Making a Coffee Scoop - Claudia Hayward

November 2010

  • Guitar Hollow Forms by David Wagner - Dennis Cloutier
  • Upcoming Visiting Demonstrator - Steve Hansen
  • Notes from FOF
  • Woodturners’ Liability Insurance - Allan Cusworth
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell

October 2010

  • Doug Fisher: Canadian Woodturner, Sculptor & Artist - Merv Graham
  • A Special Thanks - Steve Kent
  • Circle Craft Volunteers - Merv Graham
  • Swing in Focus On Fundamentals - Murray MacKinnon
  • You Can Make The Difference - Mark Baker
  • Turning 101 - Allan Cusworth

September 2010

  • Mark Sfirri Demo & Class - Ed Pretty
  • Oh No! Fee Increase! - The President
  • What a Symposium ! - The President
  • West Coast Roundup - Ed Pretty
  • Maple Ridge Demo - Anne Rostvig
  • Circle Craft DEMO and display

June 2010

  • Salt Shakers - Dennis Cloutier
  • Turning 101
  • Symposium Workshops

May 2010

  • Mark Sfirri Demo & Class
  • GVWG Safety Standard For Public Demos
  • April Main Event
  • Micro Turning
  • Malcolm Zander Demo & CLass
  • Turning 101
  • Symposium Workshops

April 2010

  • GVWG Demonstrator Approval Procedure
  • GVWG Safety Standard For Public Demos
  • January Main Event
  • Turning Maple Leaf Ring - Marco Berera
  • Mark Sfirri - Demo & Class
  • Tech Talk - Chucks
  • Turning 101
  • Symposium Workshops

March 2010

  • Microwave Drying
  • A GOLD Medal Day
  • Stanley Clarke - a Memorium
  • Tool Rests & Strange Wood
  • West Coast Round Up
  • Cristian Burchard
  • Turning 101

February 2010

  • GVWG Symposium
  • Larry Stevenson on colouring
  • TECH TALK on Sharpening
  • Malcolm Zander
  • Maple Miser Posse
  • Why Do You Do That?

January 2010

  • Patience
  • GVWG Beginning
  • Turning with Dave
  • Symposium Update
  • Tone's Style Ornaments
  • Class with Dave & Tones
  • Mall Display & Demo
  • Christian Burchard

November 2009

  • Matthew Hill Demo
  • Turning - Craft or Art ?
  • Green Turner - Mike Stewart
  • Abby Woodshow
  • Turning a Platter

October 2009

  • Moody Penguins - Marco Berera
  • Tania Radda`s Visit
  • Art Liestman - Woodturning rock star
  • Turner's Gallery & President's Challenge

September 2009

  • Tania Radda Demo and Class
  • Tech Talk - Bruce Campbell
  • Birkenhead Excursion - Merv & Gregg
  • Picnic in review
  • Bandsaw Tune-up - Neil Elmer
  • Turning a Pepper Mill - Dennis Coutier
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge

June 2009

  • Turned Boxes - Ludger Paus & Larry Stevenson
  • GVWG Newsletter wins AAW award
  • Selling Your Crafts - Claudia Hayward
  • Turning Alabaster - Ed Pretty
  • Feature Demontrator - Tania Radda
  • PICNIC
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge

May 2009

  • Turning A Footed Bowl - Ed Pretty
  • Polishing & Finishing - Ken Ayers
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge
  • Turning 101

April 2009

  • In memory of Lorne Cawley
  • Texturing - David Wagner
  • Finishing - Larry White
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge
  • Turning 101

March 2009

  • Dressing Wheels - Tomas Skrinskas
  • President's Column - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Sharpening Overview - Bruce Campbell
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge
  • Turning 101

February 2009

  • Ed's Rubber Finger
  • VP's Challenge - Larry Stevenson
  • Jan. Demonstrator: David Sweet
  • Jan. Demonstrator: Bruce Hodgson
  • Announcements
  • Presenters Schedule
  • Turning 101
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge

January 2009

  • Elected Position
  • Responsibilities
  • Bylaw Amendment
  • Pot Luck Dinner/Social
  • Jan. Demonstrator - Don Derry
  • Presenters Schedule
  • Turner's Gallery
  • President's Challenge
  • Announcements

November 2008

  • Stan Clarke Award
  • David Sweet Award
  • October Main Event I - Jim Johnson
  • Nov. Demonstrator - Johannes Michelsen
  • Turning 101
  • October Main Event II - Ross Pilgrim
  • Future Demonstrations - Donald Derry & Malcolm Tibbetts
  • Turner's Gallery
  • Presidents Challenge

October 2008

  • Pen turning - Mitchell Visser
  • Michael Mocho from Albuquerque, New Mexico - Allan Cusworth
  • On Wear of Turning Tools - Bruce Campbell

September 2008

  • John Weir & Harry Taylor: Rose Engine Lathe Ornamental Turning - Allan Cusworth
  • Graeme Priddle from Whangerei New Zealand - Allan Cusworth
  • Taking Work to the Trees - Merv Graham

June 2008

  • Ed Pretty: Fire Saftey Concerns For Woodturners - Allan Cusworth
  • Peter McLaren: Creating Bowls With Handles - Peter McLaren

May 2008

  • Turning a Finial Box Project to Production - Bruce Campbell
  • Todd Hoyer Demo: Turning Crotches & Vessel Orientation - Allan Cusworth
  • Guild Supports WPGA Arts Week - Bruce Campbell

April 2008

  • Bill Olsen on Turning with a Copier - Allan Cusworth
  • Allan Cusworth on Making a Wedding Goblet - Allan Cusworth
  • Hayley Smith & Todd Hoyer Demo & Class - Art Liestman
  • Clay Foster Demo: Multi-Axis Hollow Vessel - Allan Cusworth
  • Clay Foster Demo: Split, Offset Hollow Form - Bruce Campbell
  • Turning 101: Heritage Candle Holder - Allan Cusworth
  • Sandpaper Organizer - Ed Pretty

March 2008

  • Art Liestman on Designing Stuff and Challenging Yourself - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Clay Foster Demo Two Piece Hollow Vessel - Allan Cusworth
  • Art Liestman - First Recipient of GVWG Outstanding Contribution Award - Bruce Campbell
  • Hayley Smith & Todd Hoyer Demo & Class - Art Liestman
  • Don’t Be a Scrooge - Tom Byrom
  • Clay Foster Demo Decorating Techniques - Bruce Campbell

February 2008

  • Steve Hansen on Quick and Easy Finishes - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Lattice Turning - Marco Berera
  • Is Watco Oil Dangerous? - Ed Pretty
  • The Easy Ripper - Merv Graham
  • El Ripperoff Drawing - Bob Doop
  • Turning 101: A Basic Finial Box - Bruce Campbell

Januar 2008

  • Things from Branches - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • West Coast Roundup Al Stirt - Kerry Deane-Cloutier
  • Turning 101: Ring Stand - Allan Cusworth
  • Harvesting a Walnut Tree - Ross Pilgrim

November 2007

  • Rich Schmid on Enhancing Your Work
  • Making Your Own Thread Chaser - Bruce Campbell
  • David Nittmann Demo & Class - Art Liestman
  • Binh Pho - The Master of Piercing & Colouring
  • Westcoast Roundup: Molly Winton on Surface Enhancement

October 2007

  • Barrel Turned Pepper Mills - Dennis Cloutier
  • West Coast Roundup: John Jordan’s Ideas Slide Show
  • Turning a Multi-Axis Vase - Gary Miller

September 2007

  • My Portland Experience - Bruce Campbell
  • The Portland Symposium - A Different View - Art Liestman
  • Turning a Hollow Globe Ornament - Alan Leland
  • Cloverdale Wood Show - Volunteers Needed
  • Binh Pho Demo

June 2007

  • 2007 AAW Symposium - Portland, Oregon
  • Gregg Parsons Makes Sparks! Sapperton Hall Survives!
  • Coming Events - Alan Leland - June Meeting Demonstrator
  • Bucking Box - A Safe Way to Trim Logs
  • Marco Does the Eccentric Snake

May 2007

  • Marco’s Fresh Fish From the Lathe
  • Tea Light Holders
  • Identifying Trees and Wood
  • AAW Annual Symposium - Call for Volunteers
  • A Week at CollaboratioNZ
  • Merv’s Maxi Jaws

April 2007

  • Bracelet Project
  • Bruce Campbell on Turning Metal
  • Dust Collection and Lighting System
  • Shop Tips & Tricks
  • Let’s Hear Your Concerns and Suggestions
  • West Coast Round Up Demonstrator Profiles: Martin Thorne and Bonnie Klein
  • Sandpaper Roll Organizer

March 2007

  • Learning to Photograph Your Woodturning Projects
  • 2007 West Coast Roundup - Calling All Volunteers
  • Offset Turning - 3, 4 & More Sided Boxes
  • Controlling Mold
  • Shop Tip: Suffering is Optional
  • West Coast Roundup Demonstrator Profiles
  • March Demonstrations and Classes

February 2007

  • Bill Smith Turns a Barley Twist Goblet
  • Art Liestman on Pyrography
  • West Coast Roundup Demonstrator Profiles
  • Desert Woodturning Roundup

January 2007

  • November's Main Event - Merv Graham On Making A Winged Bowl
  • Annual General Meeting Announcement
  • Dale Larson Demonstration
  • New Sponsor: Vedder Mountain Hardwoods
  • In Memoriam: Frank Sudol
  • Attending SOFA Chicago
  • West Coast Roundup 2007 - Symposium Update
  • West Coast Roundup Classes
  • Another Way To Turn A Sphere
  • Some Fun With Offset Turning
  • Drat Those Power Failures

November 2006

  • Turning 101 Update
  • Don Hoskins Defies Gravity!
  • West Coast Roundup 2007 - Symposium Update
  • Dale Larson Demo & Classes
  • Circle Craft 2006
  • 7th Annual West Coast Woodturning Competition

October 2006

  • GVWG Launches New & Improved Newsletter
  • West Coast Woodturning Competition Update
  • September Main Event - Dave Wagner On Turning Small Hollow Forms
  • Circle Craft Christmas Show
  • Ray Key Demonstration
  • Dale Larson Demo & Class
  • Ever-Ready Lathe Tool Holder

September 2006

  • Picnic In The Park
  • West Coast Round-Up - Call For Volunteers
  • 7th Annual West Coast Woodturning Competition
  • FVWG Shop Crawl
  • June Main Event I: Ann Rostvig On Enhancing Your Turnings With Paint
  • June Main Event II: Al Koehn On Salt & Pepper Mills

June 2006

  • May Main Event - Claudia Hayward On Using Your Bowl-Saver
  • Importing Wood
  • Project Empty Bowl Gala
  • West Coast Roundup 2007 Update
  • GVWG Not-Quite-Annual Picnic
  • Tool Review - Powered Respirators For Woodturners

May 2006

  • Small Pleasures - Turning A Suction Fit Box
  • Dave Martin: Stay Healthy - Dust Collection For Woodturners
  • Turning 101 Report
  • What a Difference a Day Makes - Just 6 Little Hours

April 2006

  • March Main Event: Bob James On Turning A Natural Edge Cherry Bowl
  • John Jordan Shear Scraper Review
  • Desert Woodturning Roundup, Mesa, Arizona
  • On Resonance

March 2006

  • Treating And Drying Wood
  • One Of The Benefits Of Writing A Newsletter Article
  • Attend Those Demonstrations!
  • Eli Avisera Demo & Classes
  • Andre Martel Demo & Classes

February 2006

  • January Main Event: Scott Belway On Spindle Turning
  • Proposed Constitutional Amendment
  • A Follow Up Session To Marilyn Campbell
  • Eli Avisera Demo And Classes
  • Trent Bosch Demo And Classes

January 2006

  • November Main Event: Sandy Hawkins On Wood & Tree Identification
  • Bruce Campbell On Duplicate Turning
  • Vacuum Press Plans
  • In Memoriam - Ivor Jones
  • Trent Bosch Demo And Classes
  • Wow'ed Them Again
  • Sharp Bandsaw Blades Revisited

November 2005

  • October Main Event: The Lost Shop Crawl
  • Cloverdale Wood Show Competition: People's Choice Awards
  • Importance Of Vacuum Tank Revisited
  • Hand Sharpening Band Saw Blades
  • eBay Auction For The AAW Emergency Relief Fund

October 2005

  • September Main Event: Ross Pilgrim On Segmented Work
  • Reminder - Marilyn Campbell Demo And Classes
  • Woodturner Michael Hosaluk - 29th Recipient Of Saideye Bronfman Award
  • Vacuum Chucking Setup For The Wood Lathe

September 2005

  • June Main Event: Rich Schmid on Natural Edge Vases
  • Andi Wolfe Seminar
  • Tips, Trick And Problems
  • Russ Fairfield Demo
  • Conover Steady
  • Marilyn Campbell Demo And Classes

June 2005

  • Laura Friesen of the Wood Co-op On Marketing
  • Richmond Carver's Show - Thanks A Bunch!
  • Russ Fairfield Demo And Classes
  • Tips, Trick And Problems
  • Support Your Art/Craft - Collect

May 2005

  • Gary Miller on Ornamental Turning
  • Stone Inlay In Woodturnings
  • Andi Wolfe Demo And Class
  • Island Woodcraft - What's It To Ya

April 2005

  • The Bese Auction
  • March Main Event - Hollow Turning Without Breaking Your Arm or Your Budget
  • Alcohol Soaking Method For Drying Bowls - Part 2
  • Troubleshooting A Jet Mini Lathe Motor
  • Turning 101 - Skew Chisel & Spindle Gouge
  • Stephen Hatcher Demo & Classes

March 2005

  • February Main Event - Marco Berera
  • Alcohol Soaking Method For Drying Bowls - Part 1
  • Tips, Tricks & Problems
  • Ron Gerton Demo & Classes - Update

February 2005

  • John Bese In Memorium
  • January Main Event - Art Liestman
  • Christina Clarke On Colour
  • The Drozda Point
  • Ron Gerton Demo & Classes
  • Turning 101 - Lidded Boxes

January 2005

  • Cindy Drozda Visit
  • Dust Collection & Risk Of Exposure

November 2004

  • Local Toxic Woods
  • Turning School
  • Maple Ridge Chainsaw Massacre
  • 2004 Woodturning Competition
  • Woodshow 2004

October 2004

  • Forum On Form And Finish
  • A Personal View
  • Everything I Know About Life I Learned In Turning School
  • AAW Initiative For Youth
  • A Special Feeling

September 2004

  • Tribute To The Dream Team
  • Turning 102
  • Message From AAW President
  • Presidents Challenge - Join Up
  • Symposium Classes

June 2004

  • Ebonizing Rust Stain
  • GVWG Annual icnic
  • Westcoast Woodturning Competition

May 2004

  • Turning Instruction
  • AAW News
  • Confessions of A Tool Junky
  • Symposium Sessions
  • Richmond Carvers Show
  • A Skew Whiff Tale

April 2004

  • Turning 101
  • Bowls ForCharity
  • What Kind Of Wood Is That?
  • West Coast Round-Up
  • Quick Tips

March 2004

  • Tributes To A Past President
  • February Demo - Colin Delory
  • Sanding Advice
  • More On Jimmy Clewes
  • Racal AS200 Helmet Batteries

February 2004

  • AGM Announcement
  • Jimmy Clewes Demo
  • Improvement To Razortip Woodburning System
  • Some Thoughts On Tools

January 2004

  • Curt Theobald Demo
  • Hollowing Tools
  • Lathe Problems & Solutions
  • AGM Announcement

December 2003

  • Jimmy Clewes Demo
  • November Demo
  • A Loving Spoonful
  • Life Ain't So Bad!

November 2003

  • Wood Show Display
  • Wood Show 2003
  • Marco Berera Demo
  • Saga Of The Shop - Episode 1 - The Permit & The Pit
  • Creative Woodturning
  • J. Paul Fennell Demo

October 2003

  • Steve Hansen Demo
  • What Is A Driedel?
  • Some Thoughts On Display
  • CA Glue Hazard Warning
  • Phil Brennion Demo
  • J. Paul Fennell Demo

September 2003

  • Phil Brennion Demo
  • J. Paul Fennell Demo
  • Knee Deep In Shavings
  • Appreciating Segmented Turning
  • Pasadena 2003
  • Provo 2003 versus Pasadena 2003
  • History Lesson

June 2003

  • Phil Laliberte Demo
  • Fun Stuff For The Summer
  • Shopcrawl 2003

May 2003

  • Sharka Leigh Demonstration
  • Sander Story
  • The Utah Symposium
  • Graeme Priddle Demo
  • A Chance Of Fame?
  • Collaborative Challenge
  • Oneway Live Centre Rehab

April 2003

  • Turning Bowls From Green Wood
  • You Might Be A Woodturner If...
  • Floppy Tailstock Remedy
  • Argentine Wood
  • On Peppermill Grinder Mechanisms

March 2003

  • David Nittmann & Cindy Drozda Demo
  • Burl Formation
  • Why We Turn
  • Spigot Or Internal Dovetail
  • Demo by John Bese

February 2003

  • Dale Larsen Demo
  • Turning A Gavel

January 2003

  • Jim Christiansen - Demo & Class
  • Meaningful Quotes
  • Doughnut Chuck

December 2002

  • Jim Christiansen - Demo & Class
  • Meaningful Quotes
  • Doughnut Chuck

November 2002

  • Mike Mahony Demo
  • David's Dust Extractor - Part 2

October 2002

  • Report From Rhode Island
  • Some Words On Perfection
  • David's Dust Extractor - Part 1

September 2002

  • A Day With Alan Batty
  • Reiterating The Need For Dust Masks
  • Rubbing Out A Finish
  • All Sandpapers Are Not Created Equal
  • Provo Symposium Experience

June 2002

  • Gerrit VanNess Demo
  • Are You Learning Too Fast?

May 2002

  • The Full Hosaluk
  • A Test Of Microwaving
  • Paper Thin
  • Sandpaper And Sanding
  • Pricing Your Work

April 2002

  • Product Review: The Heli-Grind System
  • Another Chuck, Another Day
  • Michael Hosaluk Demo
  • Equipment Sources

March 2002

  • Ron Grant Demo
  • Cleaning Up My Nova Chuck
  • Vacuum Chuck

February 2002

  • Christian Burchard Demo
  • Evolution Of The Foot
  • Empty Bowl Project
  • Guild Library

January 2002

  • Gold Leaf Gilding Techniques
  • Thank You GVWG
  • In Memory Of Rude Osolnik
  • Ben's Wood
  • Improve Your Standing In Competitions

December 2001

  • West Coast Woodturners Competition
  • Circle Craft’s Christmas Market
  • Fire Safety in the Shop

November 2001

  • Images from the Woodturning Competition
  • In Praise ofthe Sketch Book

October 2001

  • Ernie Newman Demo

August 2001

  • Why are we here ?

July 2001

  • Neno Catania - Demo
  • Don Derry - Demo
  • Summer shop crawl
  • Bowl Gouges - The Story of the Superflute

June 2001

  • Doug Black - Demo
  • John Liestman - Making Bagpipes
  • Decoding the Label on grinding wheels
  • Stop the Slipping on your Jet Lathe

May 2001

  • Robert Prinse & Bill Headridge on Local Woods
  • Grinder Wheels
  • Racal Power Visor

April 2001

  • Martin Thorne - Demo

March 2001

  • Guild Membership Continues to Grow
  • Scott Belway - Demo

February 2001

  • Beyond Technique – A Response
  • Is it sharp when I cut myself?

January 2001

  • Electric Motors - Part 2
  • Clay Foster Is Coming to Town!
  • Vernon Leibrant - Demo
  • Tool Handles and Holding Tools
  • Thoughts on Design

December 2000

  • Four Presenters! A Pictorial Reminder
  • Clay Foster is coming in February!
  • Focus on Fundamentals - Update

November 2000

  • Canadian Woodturning Competition
  • Judges’ Comments
  • Electric Motors - Part 1
  • Turning a Watch

October 2000

  • Chinese Balls
  • Melvin Firmager’s Visit
  • Our First Picnic
  • My Trip to Maine
  • Drying by Boiling – An update

July 2000

  • Making Tools
  • The Art of Wood 2000
  • Fast Ferry and the AAW Symposium
  • 14th Annual AAW Symposium Charlotte North Carolina

June 2000

  • What do I do with this?
  • Tuning Gouges
  • Taming the wild grain — So many possible answers

May 2000

  • Buying a lathe
  • Reducing Timber Drying Defects by Boiling

April 2000

  • Segmented Turnings
  • Langley School of Fine Arts
  • Bonnie Klein — A Big Hit!

March 2000

  • Collaborative Challenge Report
  • Bonnie Klein Visits the GVWG!
  • Regional News
  • Canadian Woodturning Competition
  • Ways to Volunteer!

Febuary 2000

  • Mounting Systems
  • Collaborative Challenge Report
  • Identification of Woods
  • Software Review: WOODPRO

January 2000

  • The Visual Context of Wood
  • Visiting Other Chapters
  • Shear Scraping on the Cheap!

December 1999

  • Software Review - μLathe
  • Is Your Lathe Y2K Compliant?

November 1999

  • What Tool for What Job?
  • Turning Spindle Handled Bowls
  • Tips from the Web
  • How You Can Help

October 1999

  • Inaugral newsletter with summary of everything leading up to the Guild's formation
  • Taming of the Skew
  • Tips from the web
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