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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:

Program Wed September 18, 2019 at 7pm, Ashwaubenon High School

An Overview of Scroll Sawing
By Guild Member, Barry Bender

I made furniture for years. Enough to fill my home and the homes of my daughter and son. I wanted to continue woodworking, so I looked into scroll sawing. I got hooked into it quickly and have enjoyed it to this day.

In this presentation I will show you how easy it is and how inexpensive it is. I will also show many examples of what can be done on a scroll saw. Making clocks, ornaments, Corian trivets, luminary boxes, and more.

I will show what type of scroll saws are available and what to look for and avoid. Resources for patterns and supplies will be made available as well.

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Upcoming Events & Programs.

October 16, 2019: Building and Selling High End Cutting Boards, by Peter Strub owner Strub’s Woodcrib LLC (Elkhart Lake)

November 13, 2019:  Spoon Carving, by Dan Wieske and Mark Hawkins

December:  Potluck Celebration – Details in future newsletters

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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, 21W, and turn right to the meeting room. There will be signs to direct you.

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