News

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Leen Locum RIP

Personal Profile - Leen Lokum by Clive Dalton, Waikato Guild of Woodworkers Leen was born in the industrial city of Gouda in Holland (famous for its cheese) in February 1923.  February in Holland is not a tropical place but Leen was warmly welcomed as the fifth of ten...

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Chairman’s ramble

Grant's notes, March 2022 Our meeting will be different this month. We will have a discussion about Your favorite tool or item Your most unusual tool or item A jam chuck you use A tip or idea you would like to share with members A piece of work you would like help...

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Dolf Lanting RIP

Personal Profile – Dolf Lanting By Clive Dalton, Waikato Guild of Woodworkers Dolf was born in Amsterdam in 1928 where his father was an accountant for a company that imported and exported goods like tobacco, tea and spices which came from Indonesia, which at that...

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Guild News – August

Action Pending The clubrooms are closed under level 4 lockdown until further notice. Keith Lang ,will resume tutoring on lathe turning techniques on the third Wednesday morning of the month from 9.00 am till noon ( the club meeting is on the night before). Karate...

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Demonstration Day

The Waikato Guild of Woodworkers is pleased to announce our 2021 Demonstration Day. Come along and watch Geoff Irving, Roger Dean, Fred Irvine and Keith Lang demonstrate elements of woodturning, carving, embellishment plus more. This is an unique opportunity to learn...

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Chairman’s ramble – April

Grant’s Notes, April 2021. This time last year we were about to nervously come out of Lockdown from our homes and surrounds, not sure if it was safe to meet people. Recently I have heard of many of our members enjoying travelling and exploring NZ more than they had...

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Chairman’s ramble

 Welcome back for a good year of turning and carving. All the supervised classes have resumed and most have vacancies for others to join in. If you wish to join, either contact a group leader via the web page or Walter Smithson. 07 855 6772.  Please note that the...

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Committee News

Fundraising Your committee are working constantly to raise funds for new equipment, lathes- tools- chucks etc. We are actively applying for grants to improve the experience of club members. We have an idea to approach businesses to sponsor the Guild annually and we...

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