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Wednesday June 19, 2019 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
 

It’s that time of year… the shop is busy with students putting the final touches on the seating projects they have been working on over the last few months.

The Fine Furniture graduating class of 2018-19 invites you to attend their year-end exhibition at the Arts Center at Cedar Hill. Please join us for the exhibition opening on Thursday, June 20 at 7 pm. Light refreshments will be served, and the generous prize for best in show as determined by the judging panel will be awarded by the Vancouver Island Woodworker’s Guild. New this year will be a people’s choice award sponsored by Lee Valley Tools, so please join us, see the work, and cast your ballot!

 

Wednesday July 24, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
 
Apologies for the short notice
A two-hour tour of HMCS OTTAWA, a Halifax-class frigate, is available to VIWG members at 10:00 am on Wednesday 24 July at Dockyard, Esquimalt.
We must provide the first and last names of participants, and their nationality, to the Navy by this Friday, July 19th, so registration will close this coming Friday morning at 10:00 AM.
Please be aware all participants must be able to ascend and descend ladders independently. Please wear closed toed flat shoes. Cameras are welcome.
All visitors must present government issued photo ID or entry will be refused. This would be a driver’s license, BCID or passport.
We will meet just prior to 1000 at the CFB Esquimalt Wardroom guest parking lot (1586 Esquimalt Road).
Our group is limited to a maximum of 25 participants.  Depending upon participation levels, registration may be extended to family and friends later this

RSVP deadline is past

Tuesday September 10, 2019 7:15 PM to 9:15 PM

The next VIWG meeting will Tuesday, September 10th. The meeting starting at 7:15 pm at Lee Valley Tools in Colwood. Come early and do some shopping.

Pirjo Raits will be presenting on the process of writing a book about woodworkers.  A number of the artists profiled in her work, “Out of the Woods”, are guild members.  The book was released last year and has been on the BC best sellers list since publication.  Pirjo will be joined by one of the artists, Pheobe Dunbar for an engaging talk about all things wood and wood-writing related.

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