All Guild events over the next several weeks are cancelled due to the Coronavirus epidemic. Check the Calendar at the bottom of this page for the latest on upcoming events.
The most recent meetings are recapped below. Members can see more meetings with detailed content including videos, more photos, and handouts by going to Connect > Meeting Summaries from the main menu above.

Guild Hands-On Workshop on March 3, 2020

Grain Filling Application. We had a great turnout of 32 members for our first Guild Hands-On Workshop (HOW), courtesy of Marion Smith and John Ogilvie.

Topics included how to apply an old-fashioned rubbed out finish with the use of grain filler, toning, and color matching. Here's a few photos.

Be sure to watch our close up video of the presentation lasting over 34 minutes, plus more photos. Just click on Connect > Meeting Summaries in the main menu above.

Guild regular meeting on February 13, 2020

Finishing Woodworking Projects, Part 2, Finish Application. Topics include application of grain and pore fillers, shellacs, dyes, and gel stains. Application methods include wipe on, brush, pads, as well as hand rubbed. Also includes the use of over and undertones, waxes, and protective top coats.

Marion Smith and John Ogilvie presented. Both are 30+ year woodworkers and very well respected members of SAPFM, the Society of American Period Furniture Makers.

Click on Connect > Meeting Summaries in the main menu above to see many more photos, a video of the entire meeting, and downloadable/printable pdf's of what was learned.

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Guild regular meeting on January 9, 2020

Finishing Woodworking Projects, Part 1, Finishing Products. Topics include sealers, dyes, stains, waxes and protective top coats. Understanding the various finishing products and how to choose which product and why.

Marion Smith and John Ogilvie presented. Both are 30+ year woodworkers and very well respected members of SAPFM, the Society of American Period Furniture Makers.

Members can watch the entire meeting by clicking Connect > Meeting Summaries in the main menu above. Along with the full meeting video, there are more photos, and eight downloadable charts, guides, and step-by-step instructions, and a color wheel.

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