September 9 Meeting: The Evolution of a Project (a Charcuterie Board) — From Design to Finishing, and Everything In Between

Saturday, September 9, 2023

I’ve been asked on many occasions how I go about the process of designing a project, or some aspect of it. Sometimes the question is about inspiration, or functional requirements, or production process, or material choice, or…well, you get the idea.  In many cases the answers to these questions are often interrelated and too long to delve into in polite conversation!

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May 2023 Meeting: Furniture Touch-up

Presented by: Brian Wynn
Saturday, May 13, 2023

Our speaker this month will be Brian Wynn, Technical Sales and Service Representative from Mohawk Finishes, who will be doing a presentation on furniture touch-ups, from lightly scratched to severely damaged.  Brian has recently joined Mohawk and has over 20 years of experience in various aspects of the furniture finishing and touch-up industries.

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Saturday, March 11, 2023

If you attended our December Show and Tell, you will remember Bob Eckert’s wavy cutting board. Despite Bob’s description of the process, I still couldn’t wrap my head around all of the various steps necessary to achieve the final result that he was showing us. I looked over at Bill and Ken and could almost hear the thoughts running through their minds,

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Shaper Origin

Presented by: John Armenia
Saturday, February 11, 2023
Virtual Meeting Option Available

You’ll now see the virtual meeting information above. We believe that we will be able to stream this meeting live via Webex. However, we may have inconsistent internet access at Rockler and the stream quality may be degraded. We will be recording a separate video to post on the site in the next few weeks.

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Biscuit Joinery

Friday, January 20, 2023

Since some of our members find it difficult to attend meetings on Saturday mornings, we’re holding this month’s meeting on a Friday evening in an effort to accommodate those members.  We’re hoping to minimize family/work-life disruption by selecting a Friday evening, since there’s generally no work or school on Saturday mornings for our members.

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My Favorite Things 

Saturday, November 12, 2022

With the arrival of fall, we welcome the unofficial start of “woodworking season,” as many of our summer nice-weather activities are more difficult to pursue and we tend to spend more time indoors.  Since we started our program year with two field trips, this month’s meeting will be our first in-person event in our normal venue.

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