Welcome to The Niagara Woodworking Club

We are located in the Niagara Peninsula of Ontario Canada. Member's skill levels range from novice to skilled professional. Some make all or part of their living from the craft. Interests cover the entire range of woodworking. We place a strong emphasis on member participation. Our focus is to have an inviting atmosphere that inspires everyone and furthers the growth of knowledge and skill for each and every member. If you would like information about joining the club or attending a meeting please contact Kevin at: biff_kpv@yahoo.ca

Friday, November 21, 2008

December's Meeting: Annual Show n' Tell

This meeting was a huge success again as members brought in some very interesting items like jigs, projects, gadgets and innovative tools. This meeting is where everyone gets to give and get a little insight on each other's woodworking.

Some links that were discussed at the meeting:
www.toysandjoys.com/ -- Toys and Joys (plans for John J.'s train and others)
www.kcwtw.com/ -- Kansas City Windsor Tool Works (spokeshaves)
www.toolsforworkingwood.com/ -- On line retailer for hand tools (spokeshaves)
www.ncworkshops.com/ -- Dave's Shaves (spokeshaves)
www.cleanturn.net/ -- The Vacuum Gouge
www.lagunatools.com/ -- Laguna bandsaw

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

NWWC at the 3rd Annual Home Depot Woodworking Show

The Niagara Woodworking Club was well represented at the show. Several members of our club entered projects at the show. Thanks to the following who were able to make it out and show what the NWWC is all about: Matt, Wayne, Farley, Johnny, Brian, James, John, Mike and Kevin. Mike was heavily involved speaking at the seminars that went on all day. James had his trailer there educating people all day on the different varieties of wood. The event which is in its third year was organized by NWWC member Kevin. On a special note....CONGRATULATIONS goes out to John J. who took first prize in his category!!!

Nice job John!
James D. was there displaying his various woods available.

All in all it was a good day for the Niagara Woodworking Club at the 3rd Annual Home Depot St.Catharines Woodworking Show.

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

October's Meeting: Hand Plane Restoration

Please check out this slide show which details the entire hand plane restoration process: http://www.majorpanic.com/Slide_Show.htm

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

June's Meeting: Swap Meet and Bar-B-Q

Last night was the last meeting for the Niagara Woodworking Club until the fall and it was our annual Bar-B-Q and Swap Meet. The whole night was a huge success as the members of the club had a fantastic bar-b-q and sold items from there shops that they no longer needed and hoped that someone else did. Here are some pictures from last night......

Niagara Woodworking Show

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