From the President

Community Engagement

We just completed another great community outreach project. Our members built over 100 wooden toys that were distributed January 28th to The United Way of Atlanta. Our project was making a toy race car coordinated by Gary Fader and Terry Kelly. We had an enthusiastic group of volunteers who worked together over two days to…

Hand Tools

Hand Planes

In this section of the newsletter, I am planning to share information and resources specifically related to hand tools. Each month I want to share information about hand tools, their use, and their makers that I think you will find interesting. This is a new concept and I want to encourage Guild members to let…

Future Guild

Future Guild – Proposal 1

As an early deliverable from the Strategic Planning Committee, the structure below has been proposed by the Strategic Planning Committee and approved by the Guild Board of Directors that an Education Director and Team be commissioned. This Director would be the only new board position we visualize at this point.  The current Programs Committee would…

What's on the Web?

Woodworking on the Web

In view of the topic for our February meeting on Cutting Boards, I invite you to check out Matt Cremona on YouTube. Matt is a craftsman in the Minneapolis, MN area who makes what he calls ‘chaos’ end grain cutting boards from wood scraps left over from other projects.   I follow Matt on YouTube and…

Patron Sponsor Highlight
Patron Sponsors

Patron Sponsor Highlight

John Jones purchased a beautiful 10′ long 8/4+ Fiddleback Maple board from Carlton McClendons. They were cut into 6′ and 4′ lengths. His Laguna 18LT bandsaw, with a resaw capacity of 12″, was not large enough for the 13.25″ boards at their widest. So he called one of our Patron Sponsors, CAG Lumber up in…

Future Guild

The Journey Begins

2020 has been an eventful year so far for the Guild. As we near the end of a year, that included political division and a worldwide pandemic, it also signaled a new beginning for the Woodworkers Guild of Georgia. This blog will focus on the work of the Strategic Planning Committee’s (SPC) Future Guild project….

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