One of the best ways to flatten planks that are wider than your jointer, is to use a router sled. Yeah, ho hum, you say. That’s old news. Quite true, but if you’re like me and haven’t taken the plunge and made yourself one of these sleds, I think you’re we’re in luck. .. as … More Great, yet simple Router Sled!
Like many of you, I use double-sided tape around the shop for several purposes. The main one, though, is to affix tamplates to wood when I need to route a specific pattern. But there’s other options. Here’s a video by Marc Spagnuolo of youTube fame, more commonly known as “The Wood Whisperer”, showing one of … More Another Option for Double-sided Tape in the Shop
Like many of you, I’ve been wanting to make myself a shooting board… but I just haven’t been able to find one of those rare “round to-its”. However, after seeing this video by Rob Cosman, it’s convinced me that it won’t take a month of Sundays to make one. Enjoy! Marty
I’ve selected this video as our Video of the Week, because I know that a number of our members have difficulty in setting up their bandsaw to cut true. In this excellent video, Michael starts out first explaining the background behind his method before delving into the process.
Due to popular demand we will now be accepting applications for both juried and non-juried entries. In other words, if you want to have your work displayed at the gallery, but feel uncomfortable having their work subjected to a screening process by our Jury, simply indicate on your application form that your entry is for … More KWA’s Artistry in Wood 2019 – Now accepting both Non-juried and Juried Group Applications
I’m putting this ad up for an individual who contacted our woodworking association to state she has some lumber for sale. I have no relationship with the seller except that she also lives in Kingston. She has approximately 350 bd ft of mostly 4/4 oak (primarily red, but some white, too), plus a small amount … More Oak for Sale here in Kingston
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