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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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May 2021

Monthly Guild Meeting

May 12 @ 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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Richmond Carvers Virtual Woodcarving Show 2021

May 30

Hello fellow carvers, This is our 2nd Virtual Show and we hope to attract as many woodcarvers as we can to exhibit their work. We would appreciate it very much if you can publish this in your club’s newsletter or on your website. We have removed the 2 year carving window to include any carving that you have completed in the past as long as you did not enter it in our last year's virtual show. Register by submitting up…

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June 2021

Monthly Guild Meeting

June 9 @ 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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