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Upcoming Meetings

August 10, 2022: Tony Kubalak: Building the Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table.

Author and Guild member Tony Kubalak will give a presentation on building a Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table.
Tony is a master furniture carver and recent recipient of the coveted Cartouche Award, bestoed by the Society of American Period Furniture Makers.  His talk will be based on the work he did in publishing his third book "Build A Philadelphia Chippendale Dressing Table".
You will definitely learn a lot about fine decorative carving. See you there!
WHEN: Wednesday, August 10, 6:45 PM
WHERE: Richfield Community Center in the upstairs Richfield Room, 7000 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN.

September 24: Woodworker's Expo.

WHEN: Saturday, September 24, 2022. 9 am - 3 pm.
WHERE: Bloomington Armory, 3300 West 98th Street, Bloomington.
Go to the Woodworker's Expo page for details.

Tuesday, October 11: Hirschfields Finishing Presentation

WHEN: Tuesday, October 11 at 6:45 PM.
WHERE: Hirshfield’s Blaine, 10059 Flanders Ct NE.

November 4-6, 2022: FALL SEMINAR

This year features Chuck Bender, Master Woodworker from Pennsylvania.
WHEN: Friday, November 4 - Sunday, November 6, 2022.
WHERE: St. Paul College, 235 Marshall Ave., St. Paul 55102.
Go to the Fall Seminar page for details.

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Previous Meeting Topics

  • May 2022: Northern Woods Post-Show Panel (Kevin Groenke; Jim Hannah; Marc Dunham)
  • Thursday - Sunday, April 21 - 24: Northern Woods Exhibition.
  • Wedneaday, December 15th: Northern Woods Exhibitors' Presentations (Yana Frank, Jake Brown, Tom Caspar).
  • Tuesday, June 8, 2021: A virtual tour of the Dominy Collection at Winterthur.
  • Tuesday, May 11, 2021: A virtual tour of Duluth’s Glensheen Mansion
  • Tuesday, April 13, 2021: Virtual tour of the Gamble House
  • Tuesday, March 16, 2021: Members' Shop Tours
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021: An Evening with Master Finisher Kevin Southwick
  • Tuesday, January 19, 2021: Twin Cities Maker Tour
  • Tuesday, December 15: Wood from the Hood Presentation
  • Tuesday, November 17: Wooden Toys for the Disadvantaged
  • Tuesday, October 20: Fine Furniture Design & Business Lessons with Jeff Behnke
  • Tuesday, September 15: Bandsawn Dovetails with George Vondriska
  • Tuesday, August 18: Art of the Grain Wood Artist’s Presentation
  • Tuesday, July 21: Online Shop Tours!
  • Tuesday, June 16: Mainstream Your CNC! with George Vondriska
  • Tuesday, February 18: Epoxy with Tom Lendway, White Bear Makerspace.
  • Tuesday, January 21: Scroll Sawing: A Rewarding Hobby for All Ages, with Gary Geist
  • Thursday, Dec. 12: Guild member tour of MIA Furniture Collections
  • Friday, Nov. 15 - Sunday, Nov. 17: Fall Seminar with Chris Schwarz
  • Tuesday October 15: Basic Jointer Skills with Tom Caspar
  • Tuesday September 17, 2019: Sliding Table Saws with Richard Helgeson, Jason Holtz and Craig Jentz
  • Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019: Sharpening with Ralph Truesdell.
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Franklin Adhesives with Bob Behnke.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019: Post-Northern Woods Exhibition Panel Discussion.
  • Tuesday, March 19, 2019: Panel Discussion of Jointer/Planer and Combination machines
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2019: Seat Repair with Carole Magnuson
  • January 15, 2019: HPLV Sprayers & Techniques.
  • December 11, 2018: Tour of Christ Lutheran Church in Minneapolis' Longfellow neighborhood.
  • November 9 -11, 2018: Fall Seminar with Kelly Parker.
  • Tuesday, October 16: Origin CNC Router, with Timothy Roseth (Woodcraft).
  • Tuesday, September 18, 2018: CNC with Joe Ortner.
  • Tuesday, August 21, 2018: Stanley Black & Decker Tools with Demos
  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018: Guild Picnic.
  • Saturday, June 23, 2018: Mpls Make visit and saw mill demo.
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018: Northern Woods Review Panel
  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018: Spoon Carving with Peter Ellison
  • February 20, 2018: Traditional "Wet Wood" Bowl Turning from Log-to-Table with Dan Larson
  • January 16, 2018: Restoring Hand Planes with Tom Caspar and Allen Snyder.
  • December 19, 2017: Tour of James J. Hill House
  • Tuesday October 17, 2017: Lumber Mill Tour - Northern Forest Products.
  • Tuesday Sept. 19, 2017: Michael Speaker: Sculptor and Furniture Designer.
  • Tuesday August 15, 2017: Chair Making with Kayland Call.
  • Meetings

    Our monthly meetings teach us about varied subjects. They are a chance to socialize, pick up tips from other members, or maybe just discuss projects you are currently working on.
    During the ongoing pandemic, non-members are welcome to join our virtual meetings.  All you need to do is request an invitation by contacting us at MNWoodWorkersGuild@
    gmail.com

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