The Ontario Wood Carvers and the Lang Pioneer Village are hosting a day of carving at the Lang Pioneer Village, Keene, Ontario, on Saturday, August 18th, 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm. Admission is free to all KWA members, so please plan to attend and enjoy the day carving and enjoying the various … More Carvers Event: 18 August @ Lang Pioneer Village, Keene, ON
I am pleased to announce the results of the elections for the 2018 – 2019 Year Directors and Officers, which were held at our Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, 20 June. Please welcome your new leadership team: Board of Directors (in alphabetical order): – W. Leslie Clarke – Rick Prudil – Robert … More Your new Directors & Officers!
This coming spring, on the 6th of April 2019, a juried exhibition of wooden objects will be held at the Tett Centre for Creativity and Learning – Kingston’s centre of art. Artistry in Wood 2019, the first ever exhibition of its kind to be held in Kingston, will afford artisans such as yourself the opportunity … More Call for Entries – Artistry in Wood 2019
The KWA is offering this Special Interest Gathering in an effort to enhance our members knowledge of finishing, focussing on water-based finishes. Date & Time: Saturday, 9 June from 9am – 5pm, with a 45 minute lunchtime break. Everyone will be responsible for their own lunch (you may bring your lunch to eat on the … More Spray Finishing Event, 9 June 2018
Hey, everyone, With the end of February fast approaching, those of you who haven’t yet sent in their registration will want to get going… as the super low $45 Early Bird registration special closes out on the 28th of February. To help you out, here’s the three registration methods you may choose from: Interac e-Transfer. … More Here’s how to register for Symposium 2018
The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum is seeking instructors to lead hands-on workshops that share the exciting processes of woodworking with the Kingston community over the 2018 season. We have reached out to you to see your availability and interest in such an opportunity. Go to here for more information about the museum, workshop instructor opportunity, and … More MacLachlan Woodworking Museum Seeking Instructors
For those of you who enjoyed the show Rough Cuts featuring Tommy MacDonald, but were sad to see the series come to an end, you may be happy to hear that it’s being resurrected. There’s a new host, as you can see here. Let me know what you think! Marty Schlosser President, KWA
If you’re like me, you sometimes have a tendency to “get on with things”. Things like disregarding to reach for and don safety glasses when you only have to trim a smidgen (I think that’s the correct technical term meaning less than .5mm… but then, I may be wrong) off the end of a board … More Safety in the Shop – An Investment in your Future!
We’ve done some really imaginative things to make Symposium 2018 the best event, ever: – More Variety in Presenters: Linda Manzer, one of Canada’s best luthiers speaking about one of the many incredible instruments she’s made. Nick Verbree, one of the new breed of blacksmiths, passing along hs wisdom about steel. Mark Sheridan, President … More Symposium 2018: Bigger & Better Than Ever!
This ad was on the Canadian Woodworking forum, and I thought someone may be interested in checking it out. Here’s what the ad stated: Purchased the saw new in approx 1995 through Mark’s Machinery. Has the General / Biesmayer 52″ fence. In the right side melamine table sits a Jessem insert (believe its a Mastr-Lift) … More 8″ Delta DJ-20 Jointer, General 350 Tablesaw & Router (all sold)