• Woodcraft Guild ACT Inc.

    If you are interested in woodcraft, the Guild is for you.
    Activities include:
    TURNING
    FURNITURE MAKING
    TOOL APPRECIATION
    TOY MAKING
    CARVING
    SCROLL SAW
    PYROGRAPHY

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    The Guild holds an Annual Exhibition so that members can show their work to colleagues and the public. By subnitting their work to critical evaluation by professional judges, members are able to improve the disign, construction methods and finish of craftwork.

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    The Woodcraft Guild ACT
    PO Box 1411
    Woden ACT 2606

Workshops

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Information about planned workshops will be posted here from time to time. The Guild Calendar has been modified  to ensure that you are able to see what workshops and courses are coming up in the year ahead…. and plan your holiday time to attend one or more during the year.  Members will be able to sign up for workshops on line after each is advertised through the guild bulletin or newsletter.

Turning cross-grained boxes with Richard Raffan

WHERE: The Shed, Lions Youth Haven, Kambah.
WHEN: 24-25 November 2018 – 9:00am to 4:30pm
COST: $200 – 50% proceeds to buy chucks etc. for the Turning SIG.

Pay RR on arrival.

 

**** Some experience required – this is not intended to be an introduction to woodturning. ****

These cross-grain boxes involve a wide range of facework and chucking techniques whilst offering infinite design opportunities. Interesting variations on these boxes can be created using roughed bowls as well as, or in conjunction with, seasoned blanks.

Tools: 3/8-in bowl gouge, ½-in spindle gouge, 3/8-in spindle or detail gouge, ¾-in square-end scraper, ½-in or ¾-in skew chisel. (Guild tools and safety gear will be available, but it’s best to bring your own.)

Blanks: Can be purchased from WCG or bring: Pairs of seasoned blanks between 100-200mm diameter, or pairs of roughed-out bowls.

Morning & afternoon tea provided, but bring your own lunch.

QUERIES AND BOOKINGS: Email Richard or call or message 0408 5666 73

Turning

6th August 2018

Details of  Joey Richardsons East Maitland workshop  in October can be found here.


You’ll turn this three-legged box, then an Emerging Box, and possibly a Rat-a-two-ee Box.

AN EVENING WITH GUILIO – 8 March

WHEN: Thursday evening, 8 March, 6pm to 9pm, 2018, Guilio will demonstrate two of the projects below.

VENUE: The Shed, Lions Youth Haven, Kambah.

COST: $20 at the door. Sign up with Richard Raffan

ECCENTRICITY WITH GUILIO – 9 March

Have a day of turning off-centre projects with a master of the techniques demanded. The projects can range from very simple to as challenging as you think you can manage.

WHEN: Friday, 9 March, 9am to 4pm Morning & afternoon tea provided but bring your own lunch.

VENUE: The Shed, Lions Youth Haven, Kambah.

COST: $120. Sign up with Richard Raffan

Information about past workshops can be viewed here.