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Michael Fortune Presents On Chair Building

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July 2020 Newsletter

Scott Grove gave a live online Beginning Veneering presentation last month.

Show & Tell: Dice Tower

Mark Bierman is doing his part to stay busy at home by building this dice tower. Here is a cute little project for game night. I built this for my son that plays Dungeons and Dragons. I have included the plans that I found online free. It works well and is easy to make.  You can…
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Scott Grove Presents on Veneering

On the morning of Saturday, June 20, 2020, Scott Grove gave an introduction to veneering to the St. Louis Woodworkers Guild. His own description of the presentation and a recording of the Zoom meeting are below. Scott Grove, internationally-renowned master craftsman, introduces you to the wonderful world of veneer. He covers veneering fundamentals that includes…
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June 2020 Newsletter

COVID update. Meetings still canceled. Open shop days start in July.

Surplus Tool Sale – June 2020

We’re in quarantine and what do you have to do that’s more interesting than shopping for new tools!? Place your bids now! Bidding Rules Submit your bid to auctions@slwg.org Bids are due by email, dated June 30, 2020 Bidding is open to all current Guild members Bidding format is silent auction; if a member makes…
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Sketch Up Class on June 4

Just a reminder that the Guild has Sketch Up Class scheduled for June 4 at 6 PM at the SSC Engineering offices next week. The space is plenty large and will be able to accommodate social distancing. To date, no one has signed up. So if you are interested, please go to the Guild website…
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May 2020 Newsletter

COVID update. Meetings still cancelled.

May 2020 – Show & Tell

Collin Preftakes recently completed this five foot tall cherry bookcase. It sports adjustable shelves, raised panel sides, and a shiplapped back. Most of the construction was done with Collin’s own hand tools, save for a few cuts made at the Guild’s shop. Thank you, Collin, for sharing this wonderful work of art!

Bring Me a Book St. Louis Highlighted by St. Louis Magazine

It’s always great to see our hard work recognized by the wider community, and that’s exactly what happened in a recent article by St. Louis Magazine. Thank you, Samantha Stevenson and stlmag.com for the kind words! Please find the full article here.