News

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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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Neil Joynt Demonstration Day

On Friday 9 October from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, members of the Waikato Woodworkers Guild and Hamilton Woodturners Club were privileged to watch one of NZ’s finest woodturners, Neil Joynt, demonstrating and sharing his knowledge. We were the last destination of a...

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Guild News

From the Chairman On the 31st of this month we celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Guild. We are planning on it being a very special day. You are all invited and encouraged to come and bring examples of your best work over the years. We will display them all and...

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Guild News

Demonstration Day - Saturday 27th June Today the hard work of the committee preparing for this demonstration day culminated in a highly successful event. The day kicked off to a packed hall with many visitors as well as a high turnout of members. Fred Irvine got the...

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From the President

WAIKATO GUILD OF WOODWORKERS Rules for Personal Health Protection YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PROTECTION AND THE PROTECTION OF OTHERS. During the Covid 19 outbreak you are required to comply with all government and local body requirements. When in the workshop/club...

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