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AWA – Sasco Drops By For A Visit

This month’s meeting of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association featured a visit and demonstration from the owners and staff of Sasco Products Limited. Sasco Products, formerly known locally as ChemCraft, manufactures and carries a full spectrum of environmentally responsible wood coatings and finishes, wood protection and wood preservation for every market. Sasco Products Limited started its […]

The NWG And Sorby Tools Demo

The NWG And Sorby Tools Demo

Well, they hung from the rafters! There were over 60 members and guests in attendance for this three hour meeting which featured a fantastic presentation/demonstration by Sorby Tools Product Manager, Clive Brooks. Clive once again finished his North American tour at his favourite stop – with the Nova Woodturners’ Guild at Busy Bee Tools! 😉 […]

The AWA Gets Unhinged At Lee Valley

The AWA Gets Unhinged At Lee Valley

This month’s meeting of the Atlantic Woodworkers Association featured an informative session with Lee Valley’s Assistant Manager, Kevin Hurst, who spoke to us about hinges, all kinds of hinges. Kevin, who used to be a professional cabinet maker before working with LV, focused his presentation on the most common questions regarding hinges that they are […]

Shape And Design At The NWG

The September meeting of the Nova Woodturners’ Guild, held at Halifax Specialty Hardwoods, focused on the sometimes elusive and often overlooked topic of Shape and Design. This was presented by Guild members Alan Hunt and Dianne Looker. Alan spoke about the general concepts of shape and design and what we are looking to achieve as […]

SketchUp

The AWA Gets All Sketched Up!

The first meeting for the Atlantic Woodworkers Association’s 2010-2011 season kicked off with a great presentation from member Mike Bielby on the basics of Sketchup, the popular 3D sketching software. Mike uses the program quite extensively and therefore he is quite familiar with it, and it showed. He took us on an excellent tour through […]

The NWG Annual General Meeting

The NWG Annual General Meeting

This month was the final meeting for the 2009-2010 season of the Nova Woodturners Guild and as tradition has it, the Annual General Meeting. The meeting began with the reading of past meeting minutes and then went directly to business issues that included an update on our meeting location for next season. We will continue […]