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Richard with Persian Meel

Richard with a Persian Meel
Great for excersize or maintining order in a meeting
Plans for it are here

An historic lathe and accessories has become available for immediate purchase, the lathe of the late Ted Hodgetts.

Details here

Spin Top Contest Results

Robert West 3 min, 2 sec
Richard Pikul 1 min, 51 sec
Mike Anderson 1 min, 50 sec
Richard Boutin 1 min, 41 sec
Arthur Wilkins 1 min, 32 sec
Robin Bryan 1 min, 18 sec
Vince Lebert 1 min, 10 sec
Ali Aversera (proxy) 1 min, 0 sec
John Alari 0 min, 52 sec

Historic Results can be found at the end of WGO Spin Top Contest Rules and Results

Change in Date

 Next General Meeting:
February 7th 2019 Note the date change

Victor Raleza will be demonstrating Coring

Next Skills Night meeting:February 28th 2019

Spindle offset turning - how to make ovals or spirals on your lathe.

Send ideas for this or any future skills night to:  Richard

Click on "Techniques" for all skills night projects now hosted by

The Woodturner's Workshop
Brian Clifford's woodturning resources

This site was built by Brian Clifford over many years and features many articles, plans and videos that are of interest to novice and advanced woodturners alike. Brian has decided to retire and was going to allow the site to lapse; however, the WGO has agreed to host it on his behalf to ensure this great resource continues to be available. Please have browse and enjoy it here

Newlove Estate Items for Sale


Articles on Spalting found by Mark


For Sale: Dust Collector Parts


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Bob Rollings Lathe Psalm

Jan. 18, 2018

Society of Canadian Woodworkers

Web site for the SCW Here
Web site includes a chat forum.


Wig Stands

Ongoing project. Plans  (here)  Make one or a dozen. . .


Robin's Birds

Robin has graciously supplied instructions which can be found here