Monday Night Recap – October 15th, 2018

Great meeting tonight, thank you to Chris Lapine for a terrific presentation on the use of epoxy resins on woodworking projects. You will find a copy of Chris’s presentation here.  As a follow up to the resin presentation, I may try my luck at wood stabilizing using a vacuum system, stay tuned.

We had a great discussion regarding the clubs new constitution and by-laws, please review a copy of both the constitution and by-laws.  We’re going to hold an open vote on Monday October 29th, if anyone has any questions or recommendations regarding the constitution or by-laws, please send me a written email with your feedback prior to the meeting, it will be collected and brought forward on the 29th for review and discussion.

As well, attached is the latest membership list, I’m working on adding images of all the members to the list for future use.

Next week, Wayne Peden will be discussing how to build cabinets, basis joinery, basic build concepts and finishing tips.  I highly recommend that if you have any interest in building a cabinet in the future, you attend next week’s meeting.

Attached is a registration to the 8th annual fundraising funspiel sponsored by the Oshawa Senior Citizens Center, if you’re interested in participating, please feel free to sign up.  The registration fee is $50 per person, four members per team, Mike Kellar and I will be participating, we’ll need two more members to complete our team, should be fun.  The event runs on Saturday November 17th at the Oshawa Curling Club.

The Grey Bruce Woodturning Guild will be holding their TurnFest event on Saturday October 20th and Sunday October 21st at 1225 Wellington Street, Port Elgin, Ontario.  Please feel free to check their website for more details.  I’ve also attached a quick snapshot of the event.

Also, the WGO and the TWG will be hosting a turning demonstration featuring Michael Hosaluk on Sunday October 28th at Humber college, entry fee is $50 per person.  If you’re interested in attending, please let me  know, I’ll add your name to the list.

Show and Tell:

Tom Loftus – Turned Liddex Box
Wayne Schroder – Christmas Nut Cracker