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December 2019

Monthly General Meeting

2019-12-11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our last meeting of the year, and the first with our new Executive, will be held this evening. Be on time in order to socialize and have some pizza! The evening's events will include show and tell of our members' favourite year to date projects as well as presentation of Christmas creations for gifts. We welcome visitors and hope that you will consider joining us!

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January 2020

Construction day at Frost Fields

2020-01-04 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, 3150 Frost Road
Nanaimo, BC
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Members who have volunteered to work with the Wood Recovery team are asked to provide some time to work on renovation activities associated with the wood storage.

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General Meeting

2020-01-08 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
355 Wakesiah Ave Nanaimo, BC, Canada

The January monthly meeting will feature François Lavigne who will demonstrate his work in carving Scotch Broom. Reminder: membership fee of $50 is now due for 2020. (If you would like to join the Guild for the first time, there is an additional, once only, $20 initiation fee.)

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Frost Fields Work Bee

2020-01-11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

There is a MIWG work party scheduled for Saturday January 11 at 10 am, at Frost Fields. We hope to: - complete the decking on the "porch" at the west entrance to the barn; - dig post holes & set Sonotube for support posts, and install joist hangers for the extension on the north side of the wood storage area; - relocate the downspout on the north east corner of the barn.

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Wood Sale

2020-01-18 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, 3150 Frost Road
Nanaimo, BC
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CANCELLED because of snowy/wet conditions: This month's wood sale/tool sale on Saturday, January 18 has been cancelled due to the heavy snow fall. We hope to reschedule the wood sale for January 25, commencing at 10 a.m. There will be a regular monthly wood sale today at Frost Fields. Wood for sale includes some newly cut 1" alder, maple and cherry, as well as a few boards that are as thick as 2". Most boards are about 11' in length…

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February 2020

General Meeting

2020-02-12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

At this regular General Meeting, our presenter will be Richard Brown, from Saanich, BC. Richard, whose background in woodworking was somewhat limited, will be showing us his process for building his boat, "Moonfleet", from dimension lumber purchased at a local retail outlet.

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MIWG Wood Sale

2020-02-15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, 3150 Frost Road
Nanaimo, BC
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Our next planned wood sale is for today. Members will be on hand to assist with the sales beginning at 10:00 a.m. Also, for anyone who needs dry wood sooner than "air dried", you can purchase your "wet" wood, and it can be kiln-dried for availability within 6 weeks or so. (Kiln drying will increase the price.) Wood is sold to Guild members only (including associated guilds like Vancouver Island Woodworkers' Guild), however our annual membership cost of $50 usually…

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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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