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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.

April 2020 Newsletter

Meeting canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic.

April 2020 – Show & Tell

Due to current health concerns, monthly Guild meetings remain canceled, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue Show & Tell! Please send woodworking projects – past or present – to newsletter@slwg.org. We’d love to know what you’ve been up to!

Stabilized Blanks

A member recently inquired on our forums, “What is a stabilized blank?” and today we have the answer. Thank you, A cut off is just the portion of the wood that wasn’t needed and cut off. In my case, I had 23″ long pieces of quilted maple, ( figured maple ), I only needed 13″…
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Election of Officers – 2020

As of April 9, 2020, there were no nominations received from the membership for officers of the organization.  Therefore, effective April 17, 2020, the following will be officers of the St Louis Woodworkers Guild: President- Wayne HumphreyVice-President- Bill SchuchatTreasurer- Tom TierneySecretary- Adam Conners Past President- Bob Brinkman Director- Vickie BerryDirector- Don TurnerDirector- Jay NoffsingerDirector- Dan Sudkamp…
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Toy Pattern: Wands

This toy pattern includes a multi-page PDF. Please be sure to download and print the attached toy patterns at the bottom of this page along with these instructions. Tools Band Saw Mop or Flap sander – 80 grit Sponge sanding blocks -100 and 120 grit Drill Router with 1/4″ round over bit (Optional) Drill Press…
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