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March 2020

Regular General Meeting

2020-03-11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
355 Wakesiah Ave Nanaimo, BC, Canada

This month's regular General Meeting will feature Phil Makin - long time member of the Vancouver Island Woodworkers' Guild, and a very accomplished woodworker. He will be presenting his thoughts and pictures on chair-making. All meetings are open to visitors and guests, so please feel free to join us at 6:30 at NDSS. (See map and details at www.miwg.ca/meetings.)

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CANCELLED: Frost Fields Wood Sale and Demonstration

2020-03-21 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, 3150 Frost Road
Nanaimo, BC
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THE WOOD SALE EVENT SCHEDULED FOR THIS DATE HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 CONCERNS.  

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June 2020

June Wood Sale

2020-06-20 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

The following announcement was sent to members of MIWG earlier this week: 2" Cedar slabs We are excited to announce that we are ready to sell kiln-dried wood collected this year from a variety of sources. Maple, cherry, walnut and alder species with beautiful colouring will be offered on a staggered time schedule as follows: 9:30 – 10:30 MIWG members who have contributed to milling and construction projects at Frost Field, will be given first selection with a draw held…

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November 2020

MIWG November Wood Sale

2020-11-21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

We have a wide variety of wood on sale for members of Mid-Island Woodworkers' Guild, and also for members of Vancouver Island Woodworkers' Guild. This wood  includes newly cut maple and cherry as well as some great wood blanks for turners. While you are there please take a look at Peter's newly developed workshop which will be available, in the future, for instructional purposes and group projects. In order to monitor the numbers, please email, phone or text Ed Tremblay to…

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February 2021

Michael Fortune Presentation

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

We are grateful to Neil Bosdet, President of VIWG for inviting us to attend this presentation next week at the VIWG monthly meeting. Michael Fortune is a renowned Canadian woodworker from Ontario. (Our Webmaster, Steve Neil has taken a course from him and highly recommends this presentation.) Information about Michael and his work is available at Michael's website is http://www.michaelfortune.com/home.html. Please join us next TUESDAY! (Meeting link to be e-mailed out to members.)  

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Monthly Guild Meeting

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Normally, the MIWG guild meets on the second Wednesday of each month (except for July and August) at 6:30 PM in Meeting Room A at Nanaimo District Secondary School (NDSS). There is plenty of parking and the room is extremely centrally located. Click here for detailed instructions on how to find the meeting room at the school. Due to the Covid pandemic our February guild meeting will be held virtually using Zoom at 7:00 pm instead of at 6:30 pm.…

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VIWG Wood Sale

February 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
6583 Wallace Drive, Brentwood Bay, 6583 Wallace Drive
Brentwood Bay, BC Canada
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When: February 21, 2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Where: 6583 Wallace Drive, Brentwood Bay Sale is by appointment only, please contact Jeff Cutler at wood_recovery@viwg.com to book. (do not respond to this email) We have a large amount of London plane and Garry oak.  Limited amounts of elm, maple, ailanthus, cedrus and red oak. Thanks, Jeff Cutler - VIWG Wood Recovery

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March 2021

Monthly Guild Meeting

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Normally, the Mid-Island Woodworkers' Guild (MIWG) meets in-person on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Nanaimo District Secondary School (NDSS). However, due to the current COVID-19 situation, guild meetings are being held virtually using Zoom with the meeting starting at 7:00 pm instead of 6:30 pm. Emails will be sent to all MIWG Members prior to the meeting with the Zoom Invitation and other relevant details. Guests are always welcome to attend our Monthly Guild Meetings. If you…

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MIWG Wood Sale

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, 3150 Frost Road
Nanaimo, BC
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The next MIWG wood sale will be held on Saturday March 13 starting at 8 am. Due to COVID, we will be scheduling 1 hour time slots for viewing and purchasing wood: 8:00-9:00 9:00-10:00 10:00-11:00 11:00-12:00 1:00-2:00 2:00-3:00 Please contact Ed Tremblay to arrange a time to attend the wood sale. Payment by e-transfer is preferred. If we have a lot of interested buyers, we may have adjust the time slots shorter or have someone run the sale during the…

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April 2021

Monthly Guild Meeting

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Normally, the Mid-Island Woodworkers' Guild (MIWG) meets in-person on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at Nanaimo District Secondary School (NDSS). However, due to the current COVID-19 situation, guild meetings are being held virtually using Zoom with the meeting starting at 7:00 pm instead of 6:30 pm. Emails will be sent to all MIWG Members prior to the meeting with the Zoom Invitation and other relevant details. Guests are always welcome to attend our Monthly Guild Meetings. If you…

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