Meetings and Events
Monthly meetings feature presentations of interest to woodworkers. They are typically held at 7pm, recently moving to the 3rd Wednesday of the month.There have also been some changes to the location of the meetings. Please click Upcoming Meetings to check details below or look in the Newsletter.
Examples of past program topics include:
- Glues and adhesives
- Spalted wood
- Flute making
- Many more
Suggestions for programs are always welcome. Past programs are recorded and available in the library under the category “meeting.”
Meetings also include time for questions, help from other woodworkers, and sharing of accomplishments (Woodworker’s Show and Tell).
There is also a “sub-group” of carvers who hold an additional monthly gathering with “hands-on” sessions focusing on carving techniques, sharpening, design, and painting.
NEW LOCATION FOR REGULAR MONTHLY NEWWG MEETINGS
Current location for monthly programs is Ashwaubenon High School, 2391 S. Ridge Rd. Enter from the west side of the building, 21W, and turn right to the meeting room. There will be signs to direct you.
|Wed, November 14, 7pm, Ashwaubenon High School.
NORWEGIAN BENTWOOD BOXES
with LARRY HLADILEK
A couple of decades ago, my wife Ann and I started taking classes in Norwegian Rosemaling. Loosely defined, rosemaling is decorative painting on wood. Being a woodworker I made the items to be decorated.. Of those items the traditional Norwegian Bentwood Box is the most interesting and challenging to make.
The presentation will be made in two parts: The first part will discuss the unique design of the box. The second part will investigate the materials and processes used to make any style of bentwood box.
Although the bentwood box is on it’s own interesting, I view the presentation as an opportunity to lead a discussion on the “tricks of the trade” with respect to resawing veneer and bending wood. I invite all guild members to share your ideas and bentwood projects.
Upcoming events & programs:
Nov 14 Larry Hladilek- Norwegian Bentwood boxes (**Note earlier date-2nd Wed.)
Dec 8 (Sat) Christmas Party for details scroll down on this page to Events
Map Ashwaubenon High School
On Campus directions
Ashwaubenon High School
Enter from the west side of the building 21 W. Turn right to meeting room
The exceptions when monthly meetings do not take place include the month of the spring show, August picnic, and December potluck celebration.
The Christmas party is scheduled for Dec 8th. We will have the WPS group singing for us again this year. I will have a sign-up sheet at the November meeting. The location is the same as past years, UWGB, Ecumenical center (Richard Mauthe Center) . We plan to eat around 6 pm. The guild provides the main course, meat, drinks, plates, napkins and utensils. Members bring a dish to pass, salad, dessert, or hors d’oeuvres . In the past the club provided a few door prizes and some members brought home made items to add to the prizes as well. If you can’t make the meeting, e-mail or call me by Dec. 2nd if you plan to attend.
Thanks for your support Pete Schuh firstname.lastname@example.org 920-788-3871
SPRING SHOW DATES
For advance planning:
The spring show is scheduled for March 16 & 17, 2019, location Southwest High School. There will be set up time on Fri, 3/15.
Events sponsored by other groups:
The NEWWG has hosted a woodworking show in Green Bay each spring since 1983 to bring greater awareness of woodworking to the larger community. Members display their work, with some woodworkers demonstrating techniques as well. Some will also have items for sale. A raffle of donated items draws a lot of interest, and provides revenue to the guild. Dates and details announced as they are developed.