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November 2017 Meeting

Fine Woodworkers of Austin November 2nd Meeting Agenda Thursday, November 2nd is our next meeting at Woodcraft of Austin. 7:00 to 9:00 PM October Presentation: This month we will have Curtis Turner tell us everything we need to know about … Continue reading

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August 2017 Meeting

August Presentation: Curtis Turner will discuss and demonstrate how hand planes can complement the modern powered shop through improved fit and finish. Topics covered will be: Basic hand plane selection Hand plane set up and use Sharpening options and demonstration … Continue reading

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June 2017 Meeting

Fine Woodworkers of Austin June 1st Meeting Agenda Woodcraft. 7:00 to 9:00 PM June’s Presentation: Dave Williams will take us through the steps of a chair restoration. Last month Mark Wichkaemper brought in a chair with questions on refinishing it. … Continue reading

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January 2017 Meeting

Woodworkers: Thursday January 5th is our next meeting at Woodcraft. 7:00 to 9:00 PM January Presentation: Jim Wallace will present Marquetry Ideas & Design. Jim has designed and fabricated many award winning pieces presented at the annual Texas Furniture Makers … Continue reading

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December 2016 Meeting

Woodworker: Thursday December 1st is our next meeting at Woodcraft. 7:00 to 9:00 PM December Presentation: Brandon Berdoll, of Berdoll Sawmill & Furniture Co., will explain the technics used to properly dry wood at the saw mill. (Kiln-dry—–Air-dry) Dues: Mike … Continue reading

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November 2016 Meeting

Thursday November 3rd is our next meeting at Woodcraft. 7:00 to 9:00 PM November Presentation: Peter Kennedy will lead an open discussion on designing and building quality furniture. Peter grew up helping in his father’s shop to restore furniture. His … Continue reading

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August 2016 Meeting

Dues: Mike Drejza, treasurer, reminds all that our fiscal year started July 1st and so dues of $36 are due. You can write a check, made out to: Fine Woodworkers of Austin (preferable), or pay cash. Show & Tell: This … Continue reading

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July 2016 Meeting

David Petersen presents an introduction to CNC routering Don’t forget to bring your show-and-tell (even if it isn’t finished yet).

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June 2016 Meeting

Hand Planes 102 Member Mark Wells is going to show the hand plane techniques he used to construct a Dutch tool chest. He built the chest without using electricity. Don’t forget to bring your show-and-tell (even if it isn’t finished … Continue reading

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May 2016 Meeting

Officer elections are June 2. We need a President and Treasurer. Even if you are new to the club, feel free to nominate yourself. We need officers to keep the club going. This Thursday at 7pm Maryellen Burdwood-Porter is going … Continue reading

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