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Wood Sale

Frost Fields 3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, BC

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 … Continue reading Wood Sale

General Meeting

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.

MIWG Wood Sale

Frost Fields 3150 Frost Road, Nanaimo, BC

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 … Continue reading MIWG Wood Sale

Regular General Meeting

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 … Continue reading Regular General Meeting

June Wood Sale

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: … Continue reading June Wood Sale

MIWG November Wood Sale

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 … Continue reading MIWG November Wood Sale

Michael Fortune Presentation

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 … Continue reading Michael Fortune Presentation

Monthly Guild Meeting

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 … Continue reading Monthly Guild Meeting

VIWG Wood Sale

6583 Wallace Drive, Brentwood Bay 6583 Wallace Drive, Brentwood Bay, BC

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 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 … Continue reading VIWG Wood Sale