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

Monday, March 30, 2015

March Meeting

This month we were at Tim's shop. Nice relaxed evening with lots to talk about. 
Ed spoke about his latest Toys and Joys build which he is building 2 x 1931 Cadillac Roadster's.
We discussed finishing the model cars and Ed still spoke highly of Peter's tried and true 3 equal parts: oil, turpentine and varnish.

The topic of where to get wood came up and we all had our favourites to share:
We talked about upcoming events like:
  • Tools of the Trades Show and Sale
  • Niagara Woodcarvers Show at Heartland Forest
  • Wood Everything Show
  • The Wood Shed's 25th Anniversary
Kevin mentioned the new Bosch "Reaxx" flesh sensing technology saw.

The idea was thrown around about a Competition or challenge to be held within our group. Some ideas were:

April meeting is yet to be determined but stay tuned....

Niagara Woodworking Show

Board Foot Calculator -- courtesy of West Wind Hardwood

Board foot Calculator
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