Minnesota Woodworking Guild

Volume 129 October-November 2010 

August Meeting: Design Concepts with Angie Kopacek

The creation of a beautiful piece of furniture requires not just quality materials and craftsmanship, but also creative and thoughtful design. Angie's talk focused on the design aspects of a furniture piece as she discussed concept, esthetics, visual vocabulary and design methods.

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September Meeting: Puzzled to Pieces - Keith Winegar

Keith Winegar designs and builds 3D wooden puzzles; some that are simple, some incredibly complex, some diabolical, but all of them are fun! Keith brought samples of his work and talked about the jigs and tools he uses in the pursuit of his "hobby."

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What's on Your Bench?

Carole Magnuson is in the process of restoring four beautiful oak chairs with cane seats. Read the story about these chairs and learn the process steps that Carole is following as she gives new life to otherwise unusable furniture.

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Minnesota Woodworkers Guild Proud Member Logo

We now have a Minnesota Woodworkers Guild Proud Member logo available for use on your personal and social media websites.

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Ash Trees to Ashes

Guild member Ronald Corradin recently listened to the sound of chain saws in his front yard as the city removed 100 year-old ash trees in a pre-emptive strike against the emerald ash borer. As if that wasn't bad enough he learned that the wood is burned.

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