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Meetings and Events

The Northeastern Wisconsin Woodworkers Guild holds monthly meetings and hosts events and programs throughout the year. Click location for information about where monthly meetings are held. Click events sponsored by other organizations to see other related events that might interest you.

Monthly Meetings:

Monthly meetings feature presentations of interest to woodworkers. They are typically held at 7pm on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please click Upcoming Meetings to check details below or look in the current newsletter in Newsletters. The exceptions when monthly meetings do not take place include the month of the Spring Woodworking Show, August Picnic, and December Potluck celebration.

Examples of past program topics include:

  • Glues and adhesives
  • Turning
  • 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.

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Upcoming Meetings:

Video and Discussion  –  Wednesday, Jan 15, 2020 at 7:00pm,  

By Steve Lockhart-Program Chair

What are your woodworking goals?

We’re going to try something a little different for the January meeting. 

First, we will show Highland Woodworking’s episode 42 of the Highland Woodworker video series.  The approximately 20 minute video presents Omaha Nebraska’s Dennis Zongker’s shop and business doing custom woodworking. Dennis has also authored a number of articles for “Fine Woodworking” magazine.  My opinion is that Dennis seems to have reached the “pinnacle of success” in the woodworking world.  From the quality, design, and (apparently) financial aspects, his shop and his work could hardly be any better. For me, this level would be unattainable even if I tried.  I still enjoy woodworking though but I am wondering how other members feel after seeing this video.  

Following this, there will be discussion and update regarding the Spring Show.

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Upcoming Events & Programs:

January 15, 2020:  Video and Discussion

February 19, 2020:  Live Edge Slabs, by Brendan Biller

March 21 – 22, 2020:  Spring Show @ Southwest High School, Green Bay

April 15, 2020:  Poured Epoxy Tabletops, by Joel Boldig

Events Sponsored by Other Organizations:

 

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Monthly Meeting Location:

Ashwaubenon High School

Current location for monthly programs is Ashwaubenon High School, 2391 S. Ridge Rd. Enter from the west side of the building, through entrance W 21, and turn right to the meeting room. There will be signs to direct you.