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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 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 […]

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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 […]

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Great Photography Tips At The NWG

This months meeting of the Nova Woodturners Guild featured an excellent presentation on taking photographs of your finished work. It was presented by NWG member and avid photographer Glenn McCarron. Using an extensive Powerpoint presentation that included quite a number of slides on both information and examples, Glenn took us on an enjoyable journey through […]

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Nova Woodturners Annual Fun Turn

This month’s meeting of the Nova Woodturners Guild was a long time in the making and it certainly was worth the wait! If you remember, back at our first meeting of the season members were given a 6″ X 6″ X 3″ piece of African Red Mahogany for our Annual Fun Turn. Well, this meeting […]

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Piercing, Branding & Inlay At The NWG

The feature of this month’s meeting of the Nova Woodturners Guild was a presentation by Zalman Amit. Zalman is a local woodturner, a member of the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council and was one of the judges for our woodturning competition last month. Zalman took us on a tour through three different finishing approaches that […]

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NWG Woodturning Competition 2010

The Nova Woodturners Guild 2010 Woodturning Competition was held this past weekend and like the others before it was a great show! No, it was a fantastic show! No, it was a super show! Yeah, that was it. There were almost fifty pieces entered by twenty different entrants with styles that ranged from furniture to […]

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The NWG Checks Out Chucking Options

This month’s meeting of the Nova Woodturners Guild focused on chucking options, the upcoming Woodturning Week at Lee Valley and a well participated Show and Tell session. David Wilkins presented an excellent tutorial on the extensive variety of chucking options available to today’s woodturner. He spoke at length on the four prong spur drive, the […]

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