Next Meeting
September 8th, 2016

Demonstration: Hollowing - Paul Newton, Bob Fenn
Challenge: 2x4 Challenge

Doors open: 7:00 PM
Meeting Starts: 7:30 PM

The Thames Valley Woodturners Guild is a group of woodturners over 80 strong situated in and around London Ontario. Our regular meetings provide the woodturner with a great network of other woodturners in the London area. We are a chapter of the American Association of Woodturners (AAW)
Demonstrations:
We have turning demonstrations from guild members and occasionally from other masters in the field. Our demonstrations are instructional and interactive with the audience.

Drop-in Nights

TVWG Drop-In night TBD for 2016
All are welcome from the public and from the membership! Bring a piece of wood you want to turn for some instruction by mentors AND bring your tools to sharpen. Ask any questions you like or feel free to watch others! This is a free service from the executive to members as part of your membership!

Upcoming Guild Demonstrations

We are endeavoring to fill in the demonstration schedule for the rest of the 2015/2016 calendar years. If you have a topic you would like to see demonstrated OR if you would like to demonstrate something you are currently working on please contact the president from the link on the contact page.

2016
Date Agenda
Sep 8th Hollowing - Paul Newton, Bob Fenn
Sep 30th - Oct 2nd Woodstock Wood Show!
Oct 13th Turning a Bowl - Paul Newton
Nov 10th Birdhouse Ornament - Bob Fenn
Dec 8th Christmas Social - with a short demo on the OneWay!
2017
Date Agenda
April 2017 David Ellsworth Demonstration - All Day, Lunch Included
Please purchase tickets at the guild meetings. More information on dates to come. This will be a demonstration only. No hands-on date is scheduled.


Upcoming Professional Woodturners Demonstrations

These are all day sessions where the guild hosts a renowned professional woodturner. Come and see the excellent demonstrations and learn tips and tricks from masters of the trade - it is well worth the price of admission!

Steven Kennard - April 10-11th 2016
David Ellsworth - April (TBD Day) 2017

Upcoming Guild Challenges
April 2016 - Yo-Yo Challenge
Turn a standard sized yo-yo (approximately 2.5"-3.5" in diameter). Prize categories will be for aesthetics and the top that spins the longest.

June 2016 - Goblet Challenge
Turn a goblet as demonstrated by Paul Newton at the April 2016 meeting

Note on the President's Challenges:
There will be two major yearly challenges presented to guild members throughout the year with the intent of giving guild members plenty of lead time to design and prepare for the challenges. These challenges are called President's Challenges. The December challenge will be announced in June or September and will be due in December.
The June challenge will be announced in December or January and will be due in June.


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