New Rough Cuts Show Coming Up

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   Advertisements

Safety in the Shop – An Investment in your Future!

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!

Symposium 2018: Bigger & Better Than Ever!

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!

8″ Delta DJ-20 Jointer, General 350 Tablesaw & Router (all sold)

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)

Planer & Dust Collector (both sold)

General Model 130, 14” Planer For Sale.  2 HP 220v. Made in Canada (not General International). Has mobile base, dust hood. $1,200.00 (these are $5500 new.) Oneida Model XXP020100 Dust Collector For Sale. 2.5 HP 220 volt Baldor motor. 23′ of hose. http://www.finewoodworking.com/2008/09/01/xxp020100-portable-dust-collectorq-review I’m moving to place without garage so I’m parting with these pieces … More Planer & Dust Collector (both sold)

SOLD! Complete Router Table System SOLD!

Update:  Sold for the full asking price of $750 (Individual items new price= $1,424.79, not including taxes)     Includes the following, complete with original shop manuals: – Kreg Precision Router Table Lift: Item# PRS3000 New $435.00 – Kreg Precision Router Table Insert Plate Levelers: Item# PRS3040 New $25.99 – Kreg Precision Router Table Fence: … More SOLD! Complete Router Table System SOLD!

Artistry in Wood 2019 – Planning Underway

We have decided to make significant changes to how we organize and conduct our association’s major public showcase event, Artistry in Wood.  From this point, onward, all applicants will have their work screened by a 3-person jury of known expert artisans.  Doing so ensures we showcase only those pieces that meet the required high standards … More Artistry in Wood 2019 – Planning Underway

Free Pass to the Woodworking & Machinery Show in Mississauga, 2 – 4 November. Thanks, Felder Group!

The Felder Machinery Group has generously offered to give all of our members a free pass to the bi-annual Woodworking & Machinery Show coming up the 2 – 4 November, at the International Centre in Mississauga on Airport Road in Hall 1 & 2. To take advantage of this offer, KWA members may register free … More Free Pass to the Woodworking & Machinery Show in Mississauga, 2 – 4 November. Thanks, Felder Group!

Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society (SAWS) 2017 Exhibition

This exhibition has been going on every second year, since its inception nearly 20 years ago.  Here’s what the organizers had to say about this year’s event:   Woodworkers Fine Works in Wood Exhibition Sept. 8 to 17, 2017 Calgary, Alta. Calgary, Alta. August 15, 2017. It’s an exhibition of some of the finest woodworking … More Southern Alberta Woodworkers Society (SAWS) 2017 Exhibition