Minnesota Woodworking Guild

Volume 128 August-September 2010 

Windsor Chair construction with Jim Van Hoven

Using tools and methods of 18th century craftsmen, Jim Van Hoven builds Windsor Chairs at his shop in Scandia, Minnesota. Jim gave a very hands-on demonstration for attendees at the June Woodworkers Guild meeting, creating a Windsor chair seat as we watched.

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July Meeting:

How does Rutager West create those amazing inlays on the pieces he enters in the Northern Woods Show? Read the story of how he uses a combination of processes he has learned from others and created himself, and uses tools not found in most woodworker's shops.

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What's on Your Bench?

MWWG member David Lane is building a hickory chest with dovetailed corners and a shiplapped top attached with brass escutcheons. Read about David's project and the process he used to make a grain-matched drawer front.

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New Marketing Director

The Minnesota Woodworkers' Guild is kind of a secret treasure, known to only a small portion of the woodworkers in Minnesota. In order to improve awareness of our organization the board has recruited Serena Johnson to be our marketing director.

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San Diego Woodworkers Association

Richard Tendick and Charlie Kocourek attended the San Diego Woodworkers association annual show and met with members of the group's board. Read their write-up on the similarities and differences between that organization and the MWWG.

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NEW MARKETING DIRECTOR

UPCOMING MEETING

SAN DIEGO WOODWORKING ASSOCIATION

WHAT'S ON YOUR BENCH?

NEW MEMBERS




THE CLASSIFIEDS

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