Shire Woodworking Club – April 2018 Newsletter
Shire Woodworking Club – April 2018 Newsletter posted below.
Article showing latest delivery to Sydney Children’s Hospital with good photos. A lot of variety in the items delivered; nothing of mine as I have been a bit slack.
Profile of one of our youngest members @42 years; doesn’t drop the average much as weighted too heavily at older members.
Some photos included from the Sydney Royal Easter Show, some additional photos that I took:
A lot of good show and tell entries; I have been a bit slack but will have something for this month.
An interesting presentation/ article on mineral turps; I was not aware of this branding issue where you are actually buying a substitute product that is not good for paint thinning.
I was interested in the range of items that club members have been making at the club; I am unable to attend during the week so these are new to me. Very diverse items, hopefully I will see some of these at show and tells.
I am an accountant who uses woodwork as a way to escape computers. I work in the back half of a tandem garage under the house; effectively a basement that also houses my wife’s car. I have a reasonable set of tools and am getting more into hand tools, mainly due to the lack of noise and dust minimization. I live in Sydney Australia and am a active member of The Shire Woodworking Club, Cubby House Turners & Woodies Inc and The Traditional Tools Group Inc Why Hugo’s Woodshop? All decent website options with Gary were taken so I had to look for something else! Hugo is our 3 year old Ragdoll cat who is very nosy and likes investigating the garage / workshop: