Volume: 132
Issue: April - May 2011

February Meeting: Hand Tool Olympics 2011

The HTO returned for the second year for our February "break-the-cabin-fever" meeting. Competition was spirited and the ribbing was a plenty...

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March Meeting: Wood Turning with Virgil Leih

Mini lathes have become more popular recently, but Virgil Leih has gone in the opposite direction - turning massive tree trunks into works of art. Forget about starting with a roughing gouge, Virgil begins each turning using a Stihl chainsaw with a 48" bar.

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Sony Introduces New Woodworking Game

Sony Corporation announced today that it has released an exciting new video game, called Dovetail or Die, aimed at the woodworker.

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Member Survey: Thanks for your responses!

We had an enthusiastic response to the survey sent to all members in late February. 213 respondents completed the 37 questions, many of which required write-in answers.

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New Wood Species

New wood species declared; IKEA claims it did not influence decision.

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What's On Your Bench?

If you've found Mark Laub's previous work to be stunning, you are really going to be surprised by his latest foray into a new area (for him) of woodworking. Hint: It's nothing like his previous work pictured here.

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Enhancements to the Guild Web Site

We are implementing the ability for you to manage your membership renewals, volunteering options and control over electronic communications you receive.

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