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Regular Meetings

Monthly meetings are held the second Thursday of each month (except July and August). Meeting begin prompty at 7:00 pm, and finish by 10:00 pm. Skills night meetings mostly take place on the fourth Thursday of each month, meeting times the same as the Monthly meetings.


The WGO meets at Dunbarton High School:

655 Sheppard Avenue
Pickering, Ontario
L1V 1G2

Exit Hwy 401 at Whites Road (exit 394) coming from either direction, go NORTH, through the lights at Kingston Road (Highway 2), short left on Dunfair St. Meeting room is near this (South) side of the school.

We meet in the Senior Woodworking Shop, room 0209.
See this map for directions.

October 11th

General Meeting
Our demonstrator is Wyatt Walkem from the Toronto Woodturners Guild
He will demonstrate turning green wood and live edge bowls.
Here is a link to some photos of Wyatt at work:

Thu, Oct 25, 2018

Turning a Peppermill
First night of a 2 night project

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

General Meeting
Demonstrator TBA

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

Turning a Peppermil
Part 2

Thu, Dec 13, 2018

General Meeting
Shawn will demonstrate turning Ants
This is also our Christmas Party meeting and our annual Top Spinning contest with this year's rules here. May the best turner win!
Also, if you would like to bring a sampler of the treats you enjoyed in your youth (or now) everyone really appreciates it

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

General Meeting
Demonstrator Windekind Buteau-Duitschaever
Demonstrating Green Once Turned Bowl

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

Turning green wood bowls

Thu, Feb 07, 2019 Note the change in date

General Meeting
Victor Raleza will be demonstrating Coring

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

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

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

General Meeting
Demonstrator Carl Durance

Thu, Mar 28, 2019

Skill TBA

Thu, Apr 11, 2019

General Meeting
Demonstrator Ruby Cler

Thu, Apr 25, 2019

We will be going back to the basics and turning beads, coves and V grooves. Please take some time to practice before the meeting and view the videos listed on the home page

Thu, May 09, 2019

General Meeting
Annual Salon

Thu, May 23, 2019

For this last skills of the year it’s time for something different.
Bring in your problems for discussion and resolution, remember to bring the tool(s), wood or other items for the problem you need help with.

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

General Meeting
Michael Sbrocca will be our demonstrator, hs work can be seen here