Volume: 133
Issue: June - July 2011

2011 Northern Woods Show

The twenty-eighth annual Northern Woods show lived up to the sterling reputation of this event. Members of the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild displayed an amazing array of ways to bring out the best from a piece of wood.

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May Meeting: Jock Holman - the Norwegian Termite

Jock Holmon calls himself the Norwegian Termite as a reflection of his heritage and his sense of humor: "after all a wood carver is just a creative termite." He demonstrated and explained some of his carving techniques at the May meeting.

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Innovation Committee responds to member survey

A group of Guild members are responding to input from the member survey. Read about improvements that are getting started or already under way.

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President's Notes

Charlie reveals what really happened to the paper version of the newsletter.

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What's On Your Bench? Guitars for Vets

What's on George Vondriska's bench? Next month he will have 20 guitars under construction. They are being built to help vets with post traumatic stress syndrome. He's looking for assistance to make this happen....

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Enhancements to the Guild Web Site, Part 2

The first phase of the upgrades are almost complete. Stay tuned here each issue for the latest. This issue will focus on how to renew your membership and let us know how you would like to contribute.

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